Contracts for Business Owners

Contracts for Business Owners

Learn all about contract law, including considerations related to the creation and enforcement of contracts.

3 Months Access / 20 Course Hrs
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  • Syllabus
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The course will teach you how to work with contract law as a paralegal. Key topics include contract case law examples, uniform commercial code and more.


  1. Case Law and FIRAC
  2. Contracts
    1. Offers
    2. Intent
    3. Uniform Commercial Code
  3. Contract Acceptance
    1. Express Contracts and Implied Contracts
    2. Performance
    3. Fact Patterns
    4. The Mailbox Rule
  4. Consideration
    1. Legal Benefit and Legal Detriment
    2. Promissory Estoppel
  5. Enforcement
  6. Contractual Capacity
  7. Defenses
  8. Third-Party Beneficiaries
    1. Breach



There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Self-Guided Course Code: T14163