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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: 2,911
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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  • Therese Begley Ireland Easy to use 2015-01-27 15:01:59
  • Jason Hunt United States of America Interesting 2015-01-27 15:01:45
  • VICKI MILLER United States of America I recommend 2015-01-16 06:01:56
  • Marijan Car South Africa Interesting facts which i was not aware of. 2015-01-14 08:01:37
  • VICKI MILLER United States of America Complete, concise and systematic. Very easy to follow, informative and with lot's of good to know information well put together in a simple outline form for swift note taking and perfect for both short and long memory retention. Very helpful in the job market. 2015-01-11 21:01:35
  • VICKI MILLER United States of America Very informative, good advise to know, I can be more diplomatic and have more leverage in my employee/employer work relationship in the workplace . I feel it will give me more initiative to take on new rolls in the future and I foresee my leadership skills being augmented. It's not a matter of money, but of satisfying work in a free , workable, energetic open forum. 2015-01-11 21:01:10
  • DERWIN BRYANT United States of America Provides a general, easy format of online education options. 2014-12-25 18:12:12
  • Tosha Hawes United States of America Thank You 2014-12-21 20:12:08
  • 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
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