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Introduction to Contracts in Law


Introduction to Contracts in Law

Introduction to Contracts in Law

Learn more about how contracts are created in law.


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Course Description

Contracts are agreements entered into by two parties with the intention of creating a legal obligation and contracts in law are very important and serious documents. Yet many individuals or business owners do not fully understand the implications of signing a contract or breaching a contract.
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This free online course reviews the elements which make up a contract and reviews a scenario about how a contract can be breached if one or more of the parties involved do not fulfil their part of the agreement. Resolving broken contracts in the form of damages is also discussed. This course will be of interest to business professionals who, for example, work with third party suppliers for goods or services on a contract basis. It will also be of interest to the average lay person who wishes to clearly understand the implications of having a written contract should they wish to enter into a legal agreement with another party.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understanding what is a contract and what is has to be contained to make it so; - Examine a scenario of a contract agreement and how it was breached; - Learn your rights as an injured party as to how a broken contract or breached contract would be remedied; - Better understanding of when in certain situations a contract must be used.


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Module Title
Module 1: Introduction to Contracts in Law
Module 2: Introduction to Contracts in Law Assessment

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Course Title Introduction to Contracts in Law
Course # 484
Course Publisher Christine Williams
Course Category 6
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Course Description  Contracts are agreements entered into by two parties with the intention of creating a legal obligation and contracts in law are very important and serious documents. Yet many individuals or business owners do not fully understand the implications of signing a contract or breaching a contract. This free online course reviews the elements which make up a contract and reviews a scenario about how a contract can be breached if one or more of the parties involved do not fulfil their part of the agreement. Resolving broken contracts in the form of damages is also discussed. This course will be of interest to business professionals who, for example, work with third party suppliers for goods or services on a contract basis. It will also be of interest to the average lay person who wishes to clearly understand the implications of having a written contract should they wish to enter into a legal agreement with another party.
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Release Date 24 August 2012
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Luke Barker Wigley United Kingdom good course, basic and easy to understand :) 2014-12-15 22:12:01
  • Mj Johnson United States of America Introduction to contracts in Law was a helpful course. You explained it very clear. I understood it, didn't get confused 2014-12-11 06:12:49
  • Mj Johnson United States of America This was a helpful course. I learned something new about the contracts in Law 2014-12-11 05:12:39
  • Mugarura Joseph Uganda Very informative. 2014-12-02 07:12:56
  • Ceri Henderson United Arab Emirates very interesting, really enjoyed it. 2014-11-24 14:11:23
  • Ed Ramirez United States of America This is a great course that helps you in your real life day to day affairs. 2014-11-10 22:11:16
  • Ed Ramirez United States of America This is a very good course on contract law and makes you want to learn even more about contracts. 2014-11-10 22:11:34
  • Graham Ovenden Ireland Good overall introduction to the terms and there meanings 2014-11-02 13:11:19
  • Altaf Muhammad Khan Pakistan by this course i got a lot of information 2014-10-29 08:10:29
  • Stacey Shirley United Kingdom Thought it was a great topic, easy to understand. 2014-10-27 15:10:33
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