Business Law for Managers
Did you know that you have legal responsibilities as a manager? Even if you work with a corporation, you can still be held personally liable for certain legal violations. While you don't need to possess a deep understanding of the law to succeed as a manager, familiarizing yourself with current business laws can help you avoid sticky situations. In this course, learn what you need to know about US business and intellectual property law as a manager working within a business setting. Legal expert Jo-Ná Williams discusses how to protect yourself and your company—and know when to bring in the legal eagles. Learn the difference between copyright, trademark, and patent law; what constitutes wrongful discrimination and termination; the differences between business law and business ethics; and more.
Basics of employment law
Torts and the court system
Recognizing and mitigating risks
When to bring in a legal professional
What to do when facing an ethical dilemma
Protecting your company and yourself from liability
What constitutes wrongful discharge, harassment, and discrimination
The corporate veil and your role as manager
Secure Your Empire: The Entrepreneur Legal Kickstart Course
While it’s really exciting to start a business, there are also many legal aspects that you need to be aware of before you go off into the sunset as a newly-minted entrepreneur. In this course I will teach you exactly what you need to set up a legal foundation for your new or existing business and how to secure your empire every step of the way.
In this course you will learn:
How to set up your business so you can keep more money in the back and pay less in unnecessary tax obligations. You’ll be 100% clear.
The contracts you need to get your business off the ground, keep you on the right side of the law and what’s imperative in each one.
The most important contracts you need for your employees, contractors and what should be contained in each.
Why registering a trademark may be a waste of money and what to do to protect your intellectual property instead.
How to keep your website or blog from being shut down and how you can prevent other common legal Internet disasters.