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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: 3,404
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
   
Content  
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 Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Dara O'Neil Trinidad and Tobago I found that the Employer-Employee Law Course was very relevant, straight forward and easy to follow and remember. Great piece of work. 2015-03-25 01:03:08
  • Sandra A Mason Ireland Easy to understand 2015-03-23 12:03:00
  • Lester Darris United States of America I enjoyed the brief but to the point course! 2015-03-10 02:03:08
  • Renee Powell United States of America Very clear to follow. Like the animation. However, if you are able to time the transitions, your students would not hear the incessant clicking of the mouse. 2015-03-08 16:03:31
  • Natayah Oates United States of America Very informational and broken down to make it easy to learn. 2015-03-07 00:03:25
  • Craig Burgham United Kingdom Really enjoyed this short course. 2015-03-06 07:03:24
  • OLUMIDE OLASUPO OLAWALE Nigeria This course is an eye opener, especially to HR Practitioners and employees as well. So that where the law of labour have been breached, there can be necessary adjustment. Thanks 2015-02-27 16:02:07
  • Chinelo Dillimono Nigeria I think it's simple and very easy to understand 2015-02-26 19:02:54
  • Orjeta Gjini Albania It is informative. 2015-02-23 19:02:27
  • Talal Husseiny Qatar This is a helpful course to provide basic knowledge on Employee Law. 2015-02-22 11:02:22
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