Legal Environment ofBusinessDepartment of Human Resource ManagementCollege of BusinessUniversity of JeddahDr. Mohamed Obeid
Course DescriptionThis course is an introduction to the legalenvironment of business. It examines the roleofthelawonallaspectsofbusinessownership and management. Throughout thecourse, students focus on basic topics asintroduction to law and its application to thebusiness environment. Trials and ResolvingDisputes.Tortliabilityofbusinesses.Formation of contracts in business. Businessorganizations.Intellectualproperty.-.Employment. Environmental Law...
Course Main Objective- Assist students in becoming familiarwith the legal principles which affectbusinesses.- Assist students in developing an abilityto recognize legal issues and to avoidactions which are likely to result inunnecessary legal risks.-Assiststudentsindevelopinganappreciation of the importance of ethicsand personal integrity in the practice ofbusiness
Course Learning Outcomes1Knowledge:1.1The student will be able to definelegal environment.1.2The student will be able tounderstand the formation of contracts1.3The student will be able tounderstand Employment law and ethics:1.4The student will be able tounderstand business organizations.
2 Skills :2.1The student will be able to acquirecommunication skills.2.2To enhance students analyticalskills.2.3Refine student’s skills in criticizingand evaluating secondary sources.2.4The student will be able to acquirenegotiation skills.
3 Competence:3.1The student will be able to apply lawin the workplace.