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BTP1010

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedPeninsula First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Andrew Coleman/Ms Tabatha Pettitt

Synopsis

Students will examine the role of commercial law in shaping business structures, transactions and conduct.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. examine common commercial law scenarios relating to the supply of goods and services, and the operations of commercial entities
  2. identify legal problems and risks which arise in those scenarios
  3. describe the laws relevant to those scenarios
  4. consider role of extra-legal factors such as transaction costs and commercial relationships
  5. analyse, discuss and apply the laws to predict legal outcomes.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 70%
Examination (2 hours): 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Andrew Coleman/Ms Tabatha Pettitt

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prohibitions

BTF1010, BTC1110, BTW 1200