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Business Law B

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Programme: Undergraduate

Module Code: N11133

Semester: Spring

Convenor: Jane Frecknall-Hughes

Credits & Level: 10 credits; Level 1

Pre-requisites: N11120 (Business Law A).

Co-requisites: None.

Target Students: Available to all students with the pre-requisite N11120 Business Law A.

Delivery: 10 weekly two-hour lectures, 1 one-hour revision lecture and 4 one-hour seminars (offered once a fortnight).

Assessment: One 1.5-hour essay-based examination (100%)

Exam Format:Section A: Answer FOUR out of SIX short essay questions (40%) Section B: Answer ONE out of TWO problem questions (60%)

Summary of Content - Agency
- Legal personality; sole traders; partnerships and Limited Companies
- Purpose and legal status of memorandum and articles
- Management and the Administration of a company
- Insolvency

Aims This module improves participants understanding of law in a business context by building upon the foundation provided in the module N11120 (Business Law A).

Key Words: Business Law; Commercial Law; Company Law.

Learning Objectives & Outcomes Knowledge and understanding
This module develops a knowledge and understanding of:
  • Leadership, management and development of people including the implications of the legal context
  • Leadership, management and development of organisations including the implications of the legal context
  • Business Law
Intellectual skills
This module develops:
  • The ability to analyse facts and circumstances to determine the cause of a problem and identifying and selecting appropriate solutions
  • Conceptual and critical thinking, analysis, synthesis and evaluation



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