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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 82 reviews
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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  • Khadijah Williams-Davis
    Khadijah Williams-Davis United States of America It was very educational to learn more about how to go about starting a contract and knowing the details behind. 2015-09-03 21:09:35
  • Daniel Reynolds
    Daniel Reynolds United States of America I found the course dealing with introduction to contract law very refreshing and helpful as I am always working with contracts as it relates to grants and proposals and trying to remind people of the enforceability and the seriousness of breaching the terms of a grant or contract as they are one and the same! Thank you Alison and I will keep chipping away at getting more competent in the services I deliver. Daniel Reynolds Indianapolis, Indiana 2015-08-17 04:08:03
  • Dalion Pole
    Dalion Pole United States of America This Intro to Contract Law was very simple and easy to understand. The instructor clarified all legal terms and conditions for a proper contract...I feel more confident that I could explain contract law with anyone. 2015-08-09 21:08:24
  • Robert michle
    Robert michle Korea; Republic of how to say it! really thank you so much! i can get it! i got it! thank you so much! yes! 2015-08-07 11:08:33
  • Kimberley Degen
    Kimberley Degen Aruba Good overview of the basics. 2015-08-04 17:08:33
  • Pauline Coke Scott
    Pauline Coke Scott United States of America Great presentation 2015-07-28 22:07:43
  • Manu Gupta
    Manu Gupta India Very informative and brilliantly explained the basics. 2015-07-20 12:07:50
  • Anthony Doolarchan
    Anthony Doolarchan Trinidad and Tobago Very Informative, easy to understand 2015-06-10 00:06:06
  • Marisol Rivera
    Marisol Rivera United States of America This course was very information and make it easier to understand contracts. 2015-06-02 19:06:04
  • Chris Mcmahon
    Chris Mcmahon United Kingdom Good course. 2015-05-22 21:05:36
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