The legal issues involved in setting up and running a business can be complex and confusing, especially when some of the terms used don't seem to have clear meanings. Company law in context is a free course from the College of Law, offering a basic introduction to the legal concepts of companies, partnerships, assets and liabilities.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
describe in general terms what a business is
demonstrate an appreciation of the concept of capital.
identify the main types of business medium
demonstrate an understanding of the key characteristics of businesses run as sole traders
determine what are the assets and liabilities of a business using numeracy skills.