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BU2112 - Law of Business Organisations

Credit points: 3
Year: 2010
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office

The law relating to partnerships and companies. This subject is compulsory for students wishing to satisfy professional accreditation requirements in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting).

Learning Outcomes

  • determine the legal obligations of company controllers;
  • determine the legal rights and obligations of persons operating partnerships;
  • explain the legal requirements relating to the set up and operation of a company;
  • explain the methods of terminating a company;
  • inform dissatisfied shareholders and other persons dealing with a company of their legal rights and forms of redress.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area.
Prerequisites: BU1112 OR BU2111 OR CO1501 OR LA1006 OR (LA1105 AND LA1106) OR (LA2011 AND LA2012)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CO2502 AND LA3015 AND LA3002 AND LA3106

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2010
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Floyd
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); (20%); (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Each student must achieve an overall total of 50% or greater for all invigilated assessment.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2010
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Floyd
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); (20%); (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Each student must achieve an overall total of 50% or greater for all invigilated assessment.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 15-Apr-2010
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Floyd
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); (20%); (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Each student must achieve an overall total of 50% or greater for all invigilated assessment.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 12-Aug-2010
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Floyd
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); (20%); (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Each student must achieve an overall total of 50% or greater for all invigilated assessment.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 09-Dec-2010
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Floyd
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); (20%); (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Each student must achieve an overall total of 50% or greater for all invigilated assessment.

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