LEB 320F - Foundations of Business Law & Ethics

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LEB 320F Foundations of Business Law & Ethics Online $895.00
Course Type:
Self-Paced Online

Foundations of Business Law and Ethics provides students with an introduction to common legal issues that often impact businesses. Every firm is better off when more executives, managers, and employees can spot potential legal problems and act to make lawsuits less likely. This course will acquaint you with a range of legal issues that commonly impact businesses, thereby making you a better businessperson. This course will also help you identify and navigate ethical dilemmas and appreciate the ethical responsibilities that companies owe to various stakeholder groups. Within this course, you will be given different scenarios that require you to work through organizational problems dealing with legal processes, legal procedures, various legal doctrines, and ethical dilemmas that often impact a workplace.

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This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework and exams.

Textbooks and Materials:

Business Law and Ethics (Online Custom Edition) by John R. Allison, Robert A. Prentice, and Dean Bredeson.

This online textbook should be purchased only through the Canvas course (the cost is approximately $75). Many versions of this book exist. Please do not buy or use a version that is not sold through the Canvas course as it may be substantially different.

Technical Requirements:

Students are required to use a laptop or desktop computer with a high-speed internet connection. Tablets and smartphones are not supported. The computer should have a modern and updated operating system, at least 2GB of RAM and also meet Proctorio’s system requirements for online testing.

Official UT Austin Description:
Introduction to the legal problems confronting businesses in the global environment.

45 semester hours of college coursework.

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.