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Business Organizations and the Law


By allowing for the creation of different kinds of business organizations, society ensures that different kinds of businesses can exist to meet the different demands of the marketplace. These business organizations may appoint individuals to act on their behalf. They also must abide by certain minimal standards regarding working conditions.

For this Basic Completion course, students have 24/7 access to on-line testing materials. Each chapter of text in a course has twenty questions, multiple choice, true-false or a combination thereof. Students may query the instructor up to three times, via e-mail, regarding course content. For the Advanced Completion course enrollment, students have unlimited access to the instructor via e-mail.

TEXT: West`s Business Law (Text, Cases, Legal, Ethical and International Environment), by Kenneth W. Clarkson, Roger Leroy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz and Frank B. Cross. Ninth Edition. West Educational Publishing Company, 2004. ISBN: 0-324-15282-5


After completing this course, students will have:

  • Learned about the different types of business entities
  • Determined which business entity works best in what kinds of situations
  • Seen how to create such business entities
  • Discover the varied formats of an principle-agent relationship .
  • Study what federal laws apply to employment situations


Students will complete open-book multiple choice exams on each chapter of material in the course (where the course consists of 11 Chapters)

course quick facts
course code DED2802-C
cost $159.00
estimated time to
complete course
24 Hours
course materials
6 Weeks

George Guay is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, and has spent the last decade teaching a variety of online law courses that cover topics such as, Business Organizations and the Law, Contract Law, and Ethics and the Law. Guay has authored a number law related documents including bar review outlines and texts for courses covering the LSAT. He has taught over thirty subjects in online courses, which have covered a myriad of subjects from law to criminal justice.