Jan 27, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ENTR-210 Legal Issues for Small Business

Credits 2 / 2 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ENGL-100 (ACSR-100), completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0, or completion of RDNG-030, ACLT-075 or ACLT-076.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to identify the forms of business ownership and the legal and tax implications for each. In addition, the student
should be able to explain laws covering issues such as personnel, contracts and protection of intellectual property. The student should be able to explain the reporting requirements for local, state and federal agencies, 2 hours lecture/week.

Course Outcomes
1. Explain the essentials of a contract and determine the contracts necessary for the student’s business venture 2. Evaluate the legal forms of organization and determine which is best for the student’s business venture 3. Describe the nature of a business owner’s liability and assess the potential liabilities for the student’s business venture 4. Explain the duties and responsibilities of an agency relationship 5. Describe the legal ways to protect the proprietary aspects of a business and analyze which apply to the student’s business venture 6. Identify resources for zoning, licensing and regulatory information that apply to the student’s business venture 7. Explain the law as it relates to human resource management in a small business and particularly in the student’s planned venture 8. Explain the different types of bankruptcies 9. Identify political issues affecting business ownership.