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Law, History, Communication

 
LHC 504 Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship
  2.25 hours Elective Terms Offered: F13(B)
  Advisory Prerequisites: No JDs or JD students may enroll 
  Cross-listed with: ES 504 
   
  Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship - Law provides entrepreneurs with many opportunities for competitive advantage. This course offers an examination of legal issues that every entrepreneur should understand, from start-up to IPO, in order to make good business decisions. These issues include:

Leaving your current employer to start a business
Forms of business organizations and ownership structure
Funding the venture
Entering contracts
Product liability to product innovation
Hiring and retaining the best staff
Protecting your intellectual property
Going public

This course fulfills the MBA law/ethics requirement.