CLE Courses
Business and Corporate Law

Are you a paralegal who’s ready for more responsibility? The Business and Corporate Law course helps you master important topics related to business law, including international law, dispute resolution, contract law and theory, agency law and agency relationships, fair employment practices laws, and intellectual property law. In addition, you will receive an introduction to law, business ethics, the U.S. legal system and court jurisdiction. The e-textbook for this course also covers the constitutional regulation of business, torts and crimes that affect businesses. Throughout the text you will follow a hypothetical business, called eClass, which helps to illustrate how the concepts in each chapter might apply in the business environment.

  • Prerequisite: High School or General Equivalency Diploma
  • Study Method: E-books with online study guides and exams
  • Program Length: Completion time ranges from 4-6 months, with students given the option of up to 6 months if needed. Students must satisfy all academic and financial obligations to graduate from their program.

  • To describe historical and constitutional foundations related to business law.
  • To describe the relationship between business ethics and the law.
  • To identify the basic elements and classifications of contracts.
  • To describe the obligation of the parties involved in sales and lease contracts.
  • To explain how the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) affects e-contracts.
  • To identify the requirements that must be met for an instrument to be negotiable.
  • To define and explain a security interest.
  • To outline and describe some major forms of business organization used by entrepreneurs in the United States.
  • To identify and describe the express and implied powers of corporations.
  • To describe the duties agents and principles owe to each other.

Business & Corporate Law Curriculum

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Lesson 1: Foundations of Law and the U.S. Legal System Part I

  • Business and It’s Legal Environment
  • Business Ethics
  • The U.S. Legal System and Court Jurisdiction
  • Dispute Resolution

Lesson 2: Foundations of Law and the U.S. Legal System Part II

  • Constitutional Regulation of Business
  • Torts
  • Crimes and Business
  • Legal Considerations in International Trade

Lesson 3: Contracts Part I

  • Introduction to Contract Law
  • Offer, Acceptance, and Consideration
  • Capacity to Contract, Reality of Consent, and Legality
  • Contract Writings and Interpretations

Lesson 4: Contracts Part II

  • The Rights and Obligations of Third Persons
  • Discharge, Breach, and Remedies
  • Formation of the Sales Contract: Contracts for Leasing Goods
  • Title and Risk of Loss

Lesson 5: Agency

  • Agency: Performance and Remedies
  • Agency: Warranties and Product Liability
  • Agency: Introduction to Negotiable Instruments: UCC Article 3

Lesson 6: Employment and Intellectual Property

  • Negotiability
  • Negotiations and Holders in due course

Business and Corporate Law Course Materials

Blackstone will provide you with the following tools for your success in the Business and Corporate Law course, all of which are included in your tuition:

Business and Corporate Law online Study Guide

Your e-book is delivered via VitalSource, one of the most popular and user-friendly e-textbook platforms for higher education. With VitalSource, you can change the page layout to suit your reading needs and easily search for keywords, tables and graphics throughout the text. You also have access to highlighting and note tools to help you make the most of your studies. You have the ability to work online or off…wherever it is convenient for you! Click here to learn more about the benefits of VitalSource e-books.

Business Law: Principles & Cases in the Legal Environment, by Daniel V. Davidson, Lynn M. Forsythe and Brenda E. Knowles. e-ISBN: 978-1-4548-4561-4

Access to Blackstone’s Online Student Center

You will gain unlimited access to Blackstone's Online Student Center, where you can download your Business and Corporate Law Study Guide, take exams and receive instantaneous Grade Reports, chat real-time with other students, participate in online discussions, and receive news about Blackstone.

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