If you are a small business owner, manager, or are aspiring for management roles, or plan to start a business, you will benefit from gaining an understanding of how the law impacts on your business activities.
The Introduction to Business Law is a professional development program designed to equip you with a thorough understanding of the fundamental principals of commercial law. This professional development program will give you foundation knowledge about the origins of our legal system and the framework in which businesses operate.
This business law course covers the many facets of commercial law, the origins of Australian law, the legal framework in which business operates, torts, defamation, negotiable instruments (such as cheques and bills of sale), business entities and the laws pertaining to business financial dealings.
On completion of this course, you will have a competent understanding of how Australian commercial law impacts on your business operations.
Unit: Business Law
Origins of Australian law
Background to Australian law
Doctrine of reception
Development of English law
Path to independence
Elements of Australian statutes
The Commonwealth and the states
Types of law
The Court system
Trade Practices Law
What is the law of tort?
Torts of nuisance
Negligence: General duty of care
Negligence: Particular duties
The tort of defamation
Business entities and business names
Limited liability companies
Liabilities of participants in entities
Bills of exchange and promissory notes
Cheques and payment orders
Reporting cash transactions
Objectives of the Act
Obligations under the Act
Penalties for breach
Estimated duration 20 hours
Course Delivery and Start
Start anytime, self-paced and 100% online
Assessment will be comprised of written exercises, including short-answer questions, reflective tasks, short reports and/or projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
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Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support via email;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
Are there any entry requirements or pre-requisites?
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry into this program.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 20 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! Total cost for optional printed materials is: $50.00 for this course. Printed materials are available for purchase at any time and not require to complete this course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.