Business Law for Mid-Level Managers

To develop knowledge of some of the main aspects of business law that the learner may encounter as a manager in a business.

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25 Hours

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode

Classroom Workshop

By the end of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Be able to apply the main principles affecting the legal relationship between business organisations and between their consumers
  • Be able to apply the legal rules on between consumer credit agreements between and agency
  • Understand the legal rules relating to between monopolies, mergers and between anti-competitive practices
  • Know the key provisions relating to between intellectual property rights
  1. Be able to apply the main principles affecting the legal relationship between business organisations and their consumers
  • Sale of goods and supply of services
    • Contractual basis – basic contract law
    • Relevant case law
    • Relevant legislation e.g. in UK Sale of Good Act 1979
    • Implied terms
  • Transfer of property and possession
    • Statutory provisions
    • Application of provisions
  • Remedies for buyers and sellers
    • Remedies available
    • When they are applied
    • Purpose and intention of remedies
  • Product liability
    • Defective products
    • Tort law in relation to defective products
    • Relevant case law
    • Legislation for protection of consumer e.g. in UK Consumer Protection Act 1987
    • Remedies for consumer
  1. Be able to apply the legal rules on consumer credit agreements and agency
  • Types of credit agreements
    • Definition of consumer credit, restricted and unrestricted use of credit, relevant
    • Legislation
    • Types of agreement e.g. with suppliers, with lenders, small agreements, agreements
    • Exempt from regulation, linked transactions etc.
  • Rules, termination rights and default notices
    • Relevant case and contract law
    • Relevant legislation e.g. in UK Consumer Credit Act 1974
    • Consumer credit licensing requirements
    • Application of rules re: agreement, management, termination, early repayment, default etc.
  • Agents and agency
    • Definition of agency, agents and principal
    • Types of agents
    • Authority of agents
    • Rights and duties
    • Liability
    • Relevant legislation and case law
  1. Understand the legal rules relating to monopolies, mergers and anti-competitive practices
  • UK Monopolies and anti-competitive practice legislation
    • Legislation on competition and fair practice
    • Definition of monopolies
    • Examples of restrictive trade
  • Competition Commission and UK Office of Fair Trading
    • Roles and purpose, Director General of Fair Trading
    • Limits of authority
    • Appeals
  • Dominant positions in EU
    • Treaties
    • Impacts of treaty provisions on competition and anti-competitive practice
    • Enforcement and/or abuse of dominant positions
  • Exemptions
    • Treaty articles and definitions
    • Individual exemptions
    • Block exemptions
    • Impact of exemptions
  1. Know the key provisions relating to intellectual property rights
  • Intellectual property
    • Definition
    • Types
    • Relevance to business
    • Ownership
  • Patents
    • Definition of patent
    • Legislation
    • Registration in UK, EU and internationally, role of patent offices- UK, EU
    • Rights related to patents
    • What can and can’t be patented
    • Invention and ownership including patents and employees
  • Copyright
    • Definition of copyright
    • Legislation
    • What can and can’t be copyrighted
    • Production and ownership
    • Duration
    • Protection under copyright
  • Trademarks and business names
    • Definitions of trademarks and business names
    • Registration of trademarks and business names
    • Rights to use registered trademarks and business names
  • Infringement of IP rights
    • Unauthorised use, passing off, hearings and tribunals
  • Entry Level Managers

How many students are there in a classroom?

It depends on how many would enroll per intake. Even if the number of students are just 1, we still continue with the training as planned. The maximum number of students we will have in a classroom is 10.

Can I request a date that is convenient for me?

Absolutely! We will arrange the training that is convenient for you. The training date is completely customizable.

Can I change the course content?

Yes, if the contents of the course needs to be changed, please let us know. We will communicate with you and get a course outline that works for you finalized.

Does it matter which industry I work at?

It really doesn’t. We take cases and discuss them to cover your industry. If you need the course to be customized and tailored to your industry, we can also do that. You’d have to let us know in advance by filling out the form below.

(The fees include coffee breaks, study materials and working lunches daily)

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