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Employer - Employee Law


Employer - Employee Law

Employer - Employee Law

Learn more about the law of agency, in particular principal-agency relationships in the business world.


Students: 2,593
Course Description

In commercial law, the law of agency is a very important concept to understand as it deals with contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual relationships. This usually involves a person, called the agent, who can act on behalf of another person, called the principal, to form a legal relationship with third parties.
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In this free online law of agency course, you will learn about the relationship between the agent and principal and how the principal gives authority to the agent to act on their behalf. You will gain a better understanding of the three types of authority a principal can give to an agent - actual authority, apparent authority and ratified authority.


You will also learn about agent obligations to a principal and the limits of agent authority. The course also reviews who is agent for a business or corporation and what the duties of the Board of Directors and Officers in a business or corporation are.


This course will benefit entrepreneurs and business professionals who would like to learn more about the legalities behind the law of agency and what the duties of particular individuals in a business or corporation are regarding this law.


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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understand the meaning of law of agency; - Understand the relationship between the agent and principal; - Understand the three types of authority a principal can give to an agent; - Learn about agent obligations to a principal and the limits of agent authority.


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Module Title
Module 1: Understanding the Law of Agency
Module 2: Understanding the Law of Agency Assessment

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Course Title Employer - Employee Law
Course # 497
Course Publisher Christine Williams
Course Category 6
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Course Description 

In commercial law, the law of agency is a very important concept to understand as it deals with contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual relationships. This usually involves a person, called the agent, who can act on behalf of another person, called the principal, to form a legal relationship with third parties.


In this free online law of agency course, you will learn about the relationship between the agent and principal and how the principal gives authority to the agent to act on their behalf. You will gain a better understanding of the three types of authority a principal can give to an agent - actual authority, apparent authority and ratified authority.


You will also learn about agent obligations to a principal and the limits of agent authority. The course also reviews who is agent for a business or corporation and what the duties of the Board of Directors and Officers in a business or corporation are.


This course will benefit entrepreneurs and business professionals who would like to learn more about the legalities behind the law of agency and what the duties of particular individuals in a business or corporation are regarding this law.

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Release Date 12 July 2013
   
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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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  • Robert Green United States of America Very well depicts the careful choice of words and understanding of the basics. 2014-12-18 08:12:14
  • Philip Morowitz United States of America Excellent description of the law. 2014-12-17 22:12:05
  • April Pohl United States of America There could have been more material to read. For someone who learns better by reading rather then hearing like myself, this course was quite difficult at time. When watching the video it was very hard to understand some of the points that were given. Not only was the quality of the video unappealing to watch but it was also very vague. 2014-12-11 20:12:41
  • Cristina Epenesa United States of America easy to follow. clear. concise. 2014-12-04 19:12:52
  • Amy Adamski United States of America nice presentation 2014-11-17 23:11:33
  • Amy Adamski United States of America Nice presenation 2014-11-17 15:11:42
  • Kumar Arumugam Malaysia Very good introductory course for law of agency. 2014-11-05 13:11:13
  • Sherri DeWitt United States of America Interesting topics, easy to understand. 2014-10-29 22:10:48
  • Destiny Elliott New Zealand i thought it was a really good starter paper for those wanting more information about employment law 2014-10-17 06:10:18
  • MITZI JAMES United States of America Very good. 2014-10-12 18:10:49
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