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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.


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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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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 Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 58 reviews
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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  • Timothy Allbee
    Timothy Allbee United States of America This was great insight to business law, especially for someone just starting out. 2015-05-28 19:05:21
  • Carlos Maldonado
    Carlos Maldonado United States of America This course is very easy and an efficient way to gain some knowledge on how a corporation works.This course took me less than one hour to finish! 2015-05-12 22:05:14
  • ABHAY SHUKLA
    ABHAY SHUKLA India In my opinion the course content is very good and easy language. Every person who want to learn about this course can achieve it very easily. Overall Good experience . 2015-04-28 09:04:20
  • Gatha Stephens
    Gatha Stephens United States of America Very informative. It felt good to pass the course. Thank you Alison for making it possible to self educate and take these refresher courses. Very stimulating! 2015-04-22 09:04:29
  • Trina Harvell
    Trina Harvell United States of America Well explained. 2015-04-14 00:04:35
  • Dara O'Neil
    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
    Sandra A Mason Ireland Easy to understand 2015-03-23 12:03:00
  • Lester Darris
    Lester Darris United States of America I enjoyed the brief but to the point course! 2015-03-10 02:03:08
  • Renee Powell
    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
    Natayah Oates United States of America Very informational and broken down to make it easy to learn. 2015-03-07 00:03:25
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