Introduction to Business Law (Transactions)

Build a foundation in the basic substantive law for the various subjects and some of the filing requirements.

3 Months / 30 Course Hrs
Open Enrollment
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Course code: T14178

This course covers the different areas within the transactional field such as entity formation and maintenance, including securities and mergers and acquisitions principles and contracts.

What you will learn

  • Entity Types and considerations
  • Corporate Formation
  • Maintaining / Dissolving an entity
  • Securities Laws
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Contracts and Intellectual Property
  • Bankruptcy laws for corporations

How you will benefit

  • Build a foundation in first-year law school concepts

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 3 Months access
  • 30 course hours
  1. Introduction and Overview
  2. Introduction to Entity Types
  3. Entity Types
  4. Corporate Formation
  5. Corporate Maintenance
  6. Dissolving an Entity
  7. Securities Laws
  8. Mergers and Acquisitions
  9. Contracts and Intellectual Property
  10. Debtor-Creditor and Bankruptcy
  11. Conclusion


There are no prerequisites to taking this course.


Hardware Requirements:

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

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.10 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.

Your course begins immediately after you enroll.​

You have 3 months of access to the course. After enrolling, you can learn and complete the course at your own pace, within the allotted access period. You will have the opportunity to interact with other students in the online discussion area.

There is no time limit to complete each lesson, other than completing all lessons within the allotted access period. Discussion areas for each lesson are open for the entire duration of the course.

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