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BMBA501 Business Law

Key basic legal and governance principles and frameworks, which are commonly present and crucially important in commercial transactions and business situations generally.

The goal of this paper is to understand the civil legal system; use of legal language; the law of contract; context in which professional legal advisors work; planning and structuring so that business is conducted efficiently within the law; common legal remedies; and relevant court processes.

Paper title Business Law
Paper code BMBA501
Subject Business Administration
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period(s) 3rd Non standard period (20 March 2017 - 5 May 2017), 5th Non standard period (23 January 2017 - 10 March 2017), 6th Non standard period (30 October 2017 - 15 December 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,101.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,750.00

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Limited to
DipBusAdmin, MBA, PGDipHealMgt, MHealSc
Contact
otagomba@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: Susan Steer
Textbooks
Course Reader
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
As an overall objective, this paper aims to familiarise participants with key basic legal principles that are commonly present and crucially important in commercial transactions and business situations generally.

Students who successfully complete the paper are expected to have
  1. Acquired familiarity with the civil legal system and confidence in the use of legal language
  2. Developed the skill of recognising and identifying legal problems, especially in the law of contract
  3. Appreciated the context in which professional legal advisors work (so better to utilise their expertise)
  4. Understood the need for careful planning and structuring so that business is conducted efficiently and within the law
  5. Become acquainted with common legal remedies and relevant court processes

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Timetable

3rd Non standard period (20 March 2017 - 5 May 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

5th Non standard period (23 January 2017 - 10 March 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

6th Non standard period (30 October 2017 - 15 December 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Key basic legal and governance principles and frameworks, which are commonly present and crucially important in commercial transactions and business situations generally.

The goal of this paper is to understand the civil legal system; use of legal language; the law of contract; context in which professional legal advisors work; planning and structuring so that business is conducted efficiently within the law; common legal remedies; and relevant court processes.

Paper title Business Law
Paper code BMBA501
Subject Business Administration
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (5 February 2018 - 30 March 2018), 2nd Non standard period (9 April 2018 - 1 June 2018), 4th Non standard period (13 August 2018 - 5 October 2018), 5th Non standard period (15 October 2018 - 7 December 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,143.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,805.00

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Limited to
DipBusAdmin, MBA, PGDipHealMgt, MHealSc
Learning Outcomes
As an overall objective, this paper aims to familiarise participants with key basic legal principles that are commonly present and crucially important in commercial transactions and business situations generally.

Students who successfully complete the paper are expected to have
  1. Acquired familiarity with the civil legal system and confidence in the use of legal language
  2. Developed the skill of recognising and identifying legal problems, especially in the law of contract
  3. Appreciated the context in which professional legal advisors work (so better to utilise their expertise)
  4. Understood the need for careful planning and structuring so that business is conducted efficiently and within the law
  5. Become acquainted with common legal remedies and relevant court processes
Contact
otagomba@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: Susan Steer
Textbooks
Course Reader
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, interdisciplinary perspective, lifelong learning, communication, critical thinking, ethics, information literacy, self-motivation, teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

^ Top of page

Timetable

1st Non standard period (5 February 2018 - 30 March 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (9 April 2018 - 1 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

4th Non standard period (13 August 2018 - 5 October 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

5th Non standard period (15 October 2018 - 7 December 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard