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Introduction to Contracts in Law Course


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. 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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 102 votes
Course Title: Introduction to Contracts in Law
Course #: 484
Course Publisher: Christine Williams
Course Category: 6
Content Origin:
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.
License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 24 August 2012
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:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Charles Massenberg
    Charles Massenberg United States of America Well presented course. Instructor was articulate and to the point. 2016-07-21 07:07:46
  • Hanne Richardson
    Hanne Richardson United States of America This course was informative and gave me a starting point and some terminology for some of my own research into contract law. Particularly useful if you don't know where to start learning about contracts! Material was clear and easy to understand, with audio and video features accessible to a variety of audiences. However, I believe the material could have been conveyed in half the time; I found the pace of the course to be slow. Thanks for the good content! 2016-07-08 22:07:18
  • Niah Bey
    Niah Bey United States of America I loved it, very easy to understand 2016-06-27 03:06:12
  • Lisandra Schmidt
    Lisandra Schmidt United States of America Good course. Just a small observation should mention the number of the Exception: the Statute of Fraud.. usc #... or under article # in the US Constitution. 2016-06-09 20:06:51
  • Ean Walcott
    Ean Walcott Jamaica Fairly simple,however it give one a more clearer knowledge on how to get involve into contracts 2016-05-28 23:05:06
  • Joby George
    Joby George Qatar very good ...well explained with simple example 2016-05-26 21:05:14
  • Hossam Hesham
    Hossam Hesham Egypt Pretty good experience. Keep it up. 2016-05-05 10:05:11
  • Fernando antonio de la vega navarro
    Fernando antonio de la vega navarro Colombia Thanks for the opportunity to take English classes! 2016-03-10 03:03:01
  • Terry-Ann Nicole Laidley
    Terry-Ann Nicole Laidley United States of America It's very technical and mentally challenging. The questions needed answer in a very analytical frame of mind. Very learnt course any way...much appreciated. 2016-01-20 00:01:12
  • Bev Brown
    Bev Brown Australia Course was good but you need to listen to the demonstration at the beginning 2016-01-08 00:01:15
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