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Legal Aspects of Contracts   

Learn the basics of business contracts and understand important business points that drive the creation of contracts.

This course will equip you with an understanding of some of the business points that drive the formation and creation of contracts. You will learn the elements and construction of a contract, the legal obligations of contract law, and legal representations found in contracts. If you are entering law school, own a business, or plan to start a business, you will benefit from the knowledge and principles provided in 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.

This course will focus on business contract basics to help you recognize and understand the essential business points found in everyday business contracts.
  1. Introduction and Overview
  2. What is a Contract
  3. Elements of a Contract
  4. Duties and Obligations
  5. What is the Deal?
  6. Legal Representation
  7. Good Faith and Conclusion

What you will learn

  • Elements and construction of a contract
  • Legal obligations of contract law
  • Legal representations found in contracts

How you will benefit

  • This course will help prepare you for law school
  • If you own a business or plan to start a business you will benefit from the knowledge and principles provided by this course.


Legal Aspects of Contracts
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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