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Credit Points: 15
Workload: 36 contact hours
Campus: Melbourne, Sydney
This is a first-year core unit offered in the Bachelor of Business program. The unit provides a pathway for students to continue on with a major in Management, Marketing and Accounting. For Course Learning Outcomes and further information relating to Bachelor of Business programs please visit our website: http://www.mit.edu.au/study-with-us/programs/bachelor-business.
The unit provides an introduction to the underlying concepts and objectives of business law. Emphasis is placed on both theoretical and practical aspects of business law. The course aims to provide the students with an overall understanding of business and law in Australia today.
The unit topics include:
At the completion of this unit students should be able to:
These Unit Learning Outcomes are mapped onto AQF Level 5
Learning Outcomes Assessed
|Contribution in class||10%|
|Case resolution report||a-e*||10%|
|Case law presentation (group)||a-e*||10%|
|Weekly Q & A (recording in workbook)||a-e*||10%|
|Final Examination (3 hours)||a-e*||50%|
*refer to learning outcomes above.
Graw, S., Parker, D., Whitford, K., Sangkuhl, E., Do, C. (2017). Understanding Business Law, 8th edition. NSW, Australia: Lexis Nexis Butterworths
Hanrahan, P., Ramsay, I. & Stapledon, G. (2016). Commercial Applications of Company Law. Melbourne: Oxford University Press
MIT is committed to ensure the course is current, practical and relevant so that graduates are “work ready” and equipped for life-long learning. In order to accomplish this, the MIT Graduate Attributes identify the required knowledge, skills and attributes that prepare students for the industry.
The level to which Graduate Attributes covered in this unit are as follows:
|Ability to communicate||Independent and Lifelong Learning||Ethics||Analytical and Problem Solving||Cultural and Global Awareness||Team work||Specialist knowledge of a field of study|
|The standard is covered by theory and practice, and addressed by assessed activities in which the students always play an active role, e.g. workshops, lab submissions, assignments, demonstrations, tests, examinations|
|The standard is covered by theory or practice, and addressed by assessed activities in which the students mostly play an active role, e.g. discussions, reading, intepreting documents, tests, examinations|
|The standard is discussed in theory or practice; it is addressed by assessed activities in which the students may play an active role, e.g. lectures and discussions, reading, interpretation, workshops, presentations|
|The standard is presented as a side issue in theory or practice; it is not specifically assessed, but it is addressed by activities such as lectures or tutorials|
|The standard is not considered, there is no theory or practice or activities associated with this standard|