TECHCOMM 3007NA - Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship

Ngee Ann Academy - Quadmester 4 - 2014

The aim of this course is to enable students from a variety of backgrounds to understand legal aspects of entrepreneurship. The knowledge they gain will enable them to seek appropriate legal advice and identify the areas that they need to address when engaged in entrepreneurial activity. On completion of this course, students should be able to display a broad understanding of Commercial Law and how it will impact on the activities and plans of entrepreneurial activity. The student should be able to identify the specific legal issue that an entrepreneur needs to understand at various stages of venture development. The course covers key issues in Contract Law; the implications of the Law of Agency; key aspects of Consumer Protection law; Restrictive trade practices; legal forms of business organisation; Law of Torts; Law of Trusts; Intellectual Property; Bankruptcy; Ethics.

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