Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Business School - Undergraduate Programmes

Course Description

BU8301 Fundamentals of Business Law

Acad Unit: 3
Pre-requisite: NIL

Course Description:

The aim of this course is to provide an understanding and appreciation of the law relating to business. As an introductory elective course, it will cover the main legal principles and issues. Topics ranging from the formation of contract to the terms of contracts to termination of contract will be covered together with the topics of agency, business organizations, tort and intellectual property. This course hopes to equip students with an awareness of the main principles of law relating to business transactions and the legal methodology and analysis skills for the same. Students will thus understand how law and business transactions inter‐relate and will gain a better understanding of the legal issues which affect businesses.