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Contracts for Business Owners

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. 

3 Months / 20 Course Hrs
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Learning Method

Self-Paced

No instructor. Study on your own schedule

Contracts for Business Owners

Details + Objectives

Course Code: T14163

What You Will Learn
  • Fundamental elements of a contract: offer, acceptance and consideration.
  • Contractual relationships, defenses to a contract and the main legal rules of law school cases.
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced online course
  • 3 Months to complete
  • 20 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Gain a clear understanding of contract law prior to starting law school.

Outline

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I. Case Law and FIRAC
II. Contracts
  A.   Offers
  B.   Intent
  C.   Uniform Commercial Code
III. Contract Acceptance
  A.   Express Contracts and Implied Contracts
  B.   Performance
  C.   Fact Patterns
  D.   The Mailbox Rule
IV. Consideration
  A.   Legal Benefit and Legal Detriment
  B.   Promissory Estoppel.
V. Enforcement
VI. Contractual Capacity
VII. Defenses
VIII. Third-Party Beneficiaries
Breach    
Requirements

Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

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

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 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. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

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

FAQs

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When can I get started?

You can start this course at any time your schedule permits.

How does it work?

You have three-month access to the course. After enrolling, you can learn and complete the course at your own pace, within the allotted access period.

How long do I have to complete each lesson?

There is no time limit to complete each lesson, other than completing all lessons before your three-month access.

What if I need an extension?

Because this course is self-paced, no extensions will be granted after the start of your enrollment.

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