Understand the main sources, systems and processes of national and international law impacting on business practice and operations.
Illustrate how the main sources of national and international law impact on business operations.
Distinguish between the roles of Criminal and Civil law in controlling and regulating business practices.
Explain the role of courts in regulating business actions and dealing with business disputes.
Evaluate the significance of the methods for Alternative Dispute Resolutions in addressing business disputes.
Understand the legal rules on formation, operation and discharge of business contracts.
Explain the legal rules on formation of business contracts.
Evaluate the legal significance of the different terms within business contracts.
Explain how the key vitiating factors can impact on contracts.
Analyse different methods by which contracts can be discharged.
Evaluate the remedies for breach of contract.
Understand how to apply the legal rules for specific contracts.
Apply the legal rules on consumer protection that apply to the sale of goods and the supply of goods and services.
Explain the rules that apply to agency contracts.
Evaluate the difference between contracts of employment and contracts for services.
Apply the legal rules protecting employees against discrimination to specific areas of business practice.
Understand the nature of tortious liability in relation to the law of negligence impacting business operations.
Explain the role of the law of tort and forms of tortious liability in relation to business activities.
Illustrate the significance of the law of negligence in the context of business operations.
Explain how a legal duty of care is established.
Explain the implications of breach of legal duty of care in relation to negligence claims.