Business Law for Entrepreneurs

Project Management Experts, LLC
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Professional Course
Self-paced Online
5 hours
From 129 USD
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129 USD
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Course description

Business Law for Entrepreneurs

When starting a new venture, understanding the relevant laws can make or break your success. This course covers the basics of business law for an entrepreneur. It reviews legal structures for a new venture, intellectual property, employment law, contracts, government regulation, and personal and real property.

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Training content

  • Understand basic legal terminology and the larger legal environment
  • Identify and distinguish among the three basic legal structures of business organization
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of a sole proprietorship
  • Understand the rules and liabilities involved in a partnership
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a corporation, and the steps necessary to incorporate
  • Distinguish between a general partnership and a limited partnership or a limited liability partnership
  • Explain the differences between S corporations and limited liability companies
  • Identify the three major types of franchises and discuss the pros and cons of franchising
  • Explain the major legal protections for intellectual property rights
  • Define and distinguish between patents and copyrights
  • Discuss the importance of trademarks
  • List the criteria that define a trade secret
  • Identify the areas of employment law that are most relevant to entrepreneurs
  • Define the four legal elements involved in forming a contract
  • Discuss the Statute of Frauds and the types of contracts to which it applies
  • Explain Article 2 of the Universal Commercial Code and how it applies to sales contracts
  • Understand the basics of tax law as it applies to a business
  • Identify the major areas of federal regulation that apply to businesses
  • Understand basic legal principles applying to personal property
  • Understand basic legal principles applying to real property
  • Identify the legal means for transferring ownership of real property
  • Identify the three types of bankruptcy defined under federal law

Course delivery details

Course Access Time: 90 days

Certification / Credits

Credits: 5 CEUs / 5 HRCIs / 5 SHRMs

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Project Management Experts, LLC

Project Management Experts (PME) is just that, a consortium of project management experts with at least 20 years of experience who have re-directed their careers to improving the project management competency of our clients. Our training classes focus on building...


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