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Introduction to Business Law (Transactions)   

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

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.


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.

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

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


Introduction to Business Law (Transactions)
Fee: $145.00
Dates: 5/1/2022 - 7/31/2022
Delivery Method: Online

This course is offered through our partners at ed2go.  These courses are fun, fast, convenient, easy to use, and led by an expert instructor.  Courses run for six weeks and you have 24/7 access to two lessons each week. Each lesson is accompanied by a short, multiple-choice quiz, and some lessons include hands-on assignments.

You will receive an e-mail with course access information upon completion of your enrollment.

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