MGMT_354_Syllabus,_Sp'11_Fisher

MGMT_354_Syllabus,_Sp'11_Fisher - SYLLABUS MGMT 35400 LEGAL...

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1 SYLLABUS MGMT 35400 LEGAL FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS I Spring Term 2011 Cliff Fisher, MBA, JD, LLM, SJD Office: 388 Krannert Office: 219 Krannert Center Office: 496-2854 Email: cdfisher@purdue.edu TEXT: Anderson’s Business Law and the Legal Environment , Comprehensive Volume, the 21 st Edition is recommended, but the 20 th can be used. Authors-Twomey, Jennings, Publisher-Thomson/South-Western DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE: Judicial process, business enterprise as a legal entity, law of torts, contracts, negotiable instruments, agency, property, ethics and social forces, consumer protection, bankruptcy, insurance, and land use controls. SUBJECT AREA AND COURSE CONTENT: This course is designed to introduce the college student to different aspects of the law. It is hoped that at the end of the course, the student will have a workable understanding of law in the American business system and how individuals and organizations function within that legal system. Emphasis is placed on identifying the legal issues, outcomes, and reasoning of the legal issues studied. I intend to present material consistent with current legal trends and the types of legal issues which students will most likely be confronted. COURSE OBJECTIVES: In class, a variety of methods will be used. The course will include lectures, legal discussions, projects and assignments. However, you are expected to study each
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