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Prerequisite(s)

Nil


Corequisite(s)

Nil


Course aim

This course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of legal issues that may arise in business dealings with a wide range of stakeholders including business partners, financiers, employees, contractors, customers, competitors, regulators and the public, and explores their impact on organisational management and leadership, business strategy, and business conduct. In doing so, the course challenges students to consider how legal risks can be minimised whilst simultaneously achieving value-enhancing organisational objectives.

Students completing the course develop a body of knowledge that contributes to a comprehensive and integrated application of commercial law knowledge to recent developments in the field of senior organisational management and leadership in international business environments.


Course content

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Business structures.
  • Employment.
  • Contract.
  • Property.
  • Tort and Australian consumer law.
  • Negotiation.
  • Commercial transactions.
  • Litigation.
  • Insolvency
  • Dealing with government.


Teaching method

ComponentDuration
Internal, City West
Workshop (Negotiation Role Play)4 hours x N/A
Seminar3 hours x 10 weeks
External, City West
External (Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Discussion)34 hours equiv. x N/A
Internal, City West, (intensive)
Workshop4 hours x N/A
Seminar30 hours x N/A
External, City West
External34 hours equiv. x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

TaskLengthWeightingDuration
Internal, City West
Learning journal2500 words25%N/A
ExaminationN/A50%3 hours
Negotiation Role PlayN/A25%4 hours
External, City West
Learning journal2500 words25%N/A
ExaminationN/A50%3 hours
Negotiation Role PlayN/A25%4 hours
Internal, City West, (intensive)
Learning journal2500 words25%N/A
ExaminationN/A50%3 hours
Negotiation Role PlayN/A25%4 hours
External, City West
Learning journal2500 words25%N/A
ExaminationN/A50%3 hours
Negotiation Role PlayN/A25%4 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation


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