Course Descriptions

HS 270A — Business Law and Ethics for Managers

Provides a comprehensive introduction to U.S. legal concepts and issues with which contemporary managers should be acquainted as well as the broader ramifications of legal matters on the enterprise as a whole. Examines traditional topics such as contract law, employment law, product liability and legal structures of businesses. It will also include specialized topics such as intellectual property and internet law. Provides students with an understanding of legal issues guiding them with regard to appropriate legal treatment in a variety of settings and discusses ethical dilemmas that potentially present challenges to managers dealing with business and legal issues within organizations will be explored and discussed. Usually offered every year.
Jeffrey Rudin