Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 8 hours
Why join the course?
This course introduces you to some of the key legal issues facing companies operating in the global business environment especially internet law, corporate espionage as well as intellectual property rights such as copyrights, trademarks and patents.
The law alone does not fully prescribe what counts as appropriate business conduct. In order to be seen to be doing the right thing, many businesses go far beyond what is required by law.
This course therefore examines the ethical dilemmas of undertaking business in a global environment and the challenge of managing different expectations.
What topics will you cover?
- The importance of legal issues in business
- Competition law and corporate espionage
- Internet law
- Intellectual property rights
- Business ethics and corporate social responsibility
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at people who want to move into business management. It will be of particular interest to those looking to progress into senior roles or those with an interest in developing new business ideas.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.