Business Associations (Enriched)

This is an enriched, five-unit version of the basic introductory and survey course in the corporations/business organizations area; there are no prerequisites whatsoever. This course considers issues relating to the selection of business form (e.g., partnership, limited partnership, corporation, and limited liability partnership), as well as the formation, financing, operation, and control of business organizations. Primary emphasis is placed on conducting business in the corporate form. The course examines corporate governance and other matters associated with both closely held corporations and publicly held corporations. Corporate governance stems from the interplay of market forces and the legal landscape; the latter stems in part from a mix of common law principles, state and federal statutes, and Securities and Exchange Commission rules, and shareholder litigation. Certain litigation, market, regulatory, and transactional issues covered in this Business Associations (Enriched) course are not covered in either Business Associations or Corporations. This course also has a greater focus on publicly-held corporations and modern corporate and financial developments. This enriched course does NOT require any prior business-related undergraduate coursework or any work experience in business-related matters. Corporations and Business Association, Business Associations, and Business Associations (Enriched) may not be repeated for credit.


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Class Details

Meeting Days Time
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 7:52 - 9:00 am
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Final 12/15/20

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed
Will use floating mean GPA if applicable

Textbooks

  • Business Organization & Finance: Legal & Economic Principles - William Klein, John Coffee, & Frank Partnoy
      Foundation , edition: Eleventh
      ISBN: 978-1-59941-449-2   (required)
  • Sales Store materials
          (required)
  • Business Organizations: Cases and Materials -- 12th Unabridged Edition - James Cox & Melvin Eisenberg
      Foundation Press , edition: 12th Unabridged
      ISBN: 9781683288602   (required)
  • Corporations and Other Business Organizations: Statutes, Rules, . . . - 2020 - James Cox & Melvin Eisenberg
      Foundation Press , edition: 2020
      ISBN: 9781647080631   (required)