INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW AND ETHICS

LST2BSX

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to some of the core principles of contract and consumer protection law, the law of negligence, and property law. In addition, students are exposed to ethical standards that apply to business, particularly regarding contractual relationships, responsibility for harm, and legal protections against unethical conduct in the business world. This subject also adopts a skills-based learning approach. It does this through teaching the basic techniques of problem-solving and promoting an understanding of the dynamic nature of the law. These skills prepare students for more advanced law subjects as well as their professional careers.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesListening to online lectures, class participation, assignments, online tests.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB;LBABM; LBABK; LDAB; LAAB; SBAIO; SAAIO; SDAIO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsLST2BSL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

First Principles of Business Law

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMichael Lambiris and Laura Griffin

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOUP

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Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Introduction to Business Law and Ethics (Learner Resource)

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDidasko Digital

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko Group

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate a knowledge of key features of the Australian Legal System through written and oral forms
02. Identify, interpret, analyse and evaluate case law principles and statutory provisions as they apply to business law through written and oral forms
03. Demonstrate a knowledge of the ethical standards that apply to business through written and oral forms
04. Apply problem-solving skills to legal and ethical issues in business through written and oral forms

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 50 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend from week 50 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 17
One 3.00 d unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 21
One 3.00 d unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 15 - 26
One 3.00 d unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 24 - 35
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 24 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 28 - 39
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 48
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study exercise (1,500 words).  Business law treasure hunt students to be provided with cases to research and source summarizing relevancy to business law. To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500 Common Law assignment (1,500 words). To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4