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Employer - Employee Law Course


Employer - Employee Law
Employer - Employee Law

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


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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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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 71 votes
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.

License: Not for download or distribution.
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:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Jason Allison
    Jason Allison United Kingdom Thank you for the opportunity to study and learn online, this was very easy to listen to and to learn. 2016-07-21 16:07:31
  • Michael Guthrie
    Michael Guthrie United States of America It was a good starting course for Employment Law. 2016-07-20 15:07:55
  • Donnie Ramesh Balgobin
    Donnie Ramesh Balgobin Trinidad and Tobago An employee acts as agent of the employer. That authority gives the employee the opportunity to act within the scope given and must place the employer's interest above his own. 2016-07-18 23:07:40
  • Rev. Mavis Prince
    Rev. Mavis Prince [[]] Module 2 will not open, but module 1 was informative and entertaining! 2016-07-08 23:07:37
  • Carl Scamp
    Carl Scamp United States of America I enjoyed the course. 2016-06-09 14:06:24
  • Pauline Jones-Alleyne
    Pauline Jones-Alleyne Guyana It will help me to teach employment relations at abe 2016-05-16 20:05:23
  • Donna Norton
    Donna Norton United States of America This was a very informative and interesting class. 2016-05-10 22:05:39
  • Delano Fraser
    Delano Fraser Jamaica I am trying to complete the coarse but wont allow me. did the test several times and pass. over 80% 2016-03-07 22:03:56
  • Adrienne Mondino
    Adrienne Mondino United States of America This course was filled with new important information and presented in such a way that it made it really stick in my mind. Very well done lessons. I like the cookie lessons approach to this subject. 2016-01-30 23:01:03
  • Yehia Aly
    Yehia Aly United States of America Great courser. Highly recommended for business starters. 2016-01-15 18:01:09
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