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CMBA501 Business Law

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

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 CMBA501
Subject Business Administration
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020, expected to be offered in 2021
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,229.88
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,622.50

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Restriction
BMBA 501
Limited to
MBA
Notes
Only available to students enrolled in the Chinese Language version of the MBA.
Eligibility

Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.

Contact

otagomba@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Convenor: Susan Steer

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper

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:

  • Acquired familiarity with the civil legal system and confidence in the use of legal language
  • Developed the skill of recognising and identifying legal problems, especially in the law of contract
  • Appreciated the context in which professional legal advisors work (so better to utilise their expertise)
  • Understood the need for careful planning and structuring so that business is conducted efficiently and within the law
  • Become acquainted with common legal remedies and relevant court processes

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Timetable

Not offered in 2020, expected to be offered in 2021

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