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Critical Elements Of Business Law FLEXCAST

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2.0 Credits

Member Price $98.00

Non-Member Price $113.00


You might feel uncertain about navigating the complex legal landscape that affects businesses. This course acts as a bridge, enhancing your understanding of crucial legal principles. After completing the course, you will transition from uncertainty to confidence in your ability to handle legal aspects related to employment, contracts, intellectual property, and shareholder responsibilities. You’ll learn to identify and describe various intellectual property types, understand the elements of a valid contract, and recognize the nuances of employment law. Additionally, you’ll become familiar with the responsibilities tied to the duty of care and loyalty of shareholders. This course is designed to arm you with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions and recognize when to seek further legal counsel, making it an essential component of your professional development.


Understanding business law. Critical elements of business law. Responsibility of management. Director liability. Duties of corporate management. Types of intellectual property. Contract law. 4 components of a contract.



Designed For

CPAs and attorneys.


Describe the various types of intellectual property. Identify the four elements of a contract. Define the primary areas of employment law. Recognize the responsibilities of duty of care and duty of loyalty.




This is a FlexCast (no exam required) and may be viewed only Monday - Saturday, 5am - 5pm PT. You may take up to one year from the date of purchase to complete the course. Pause your FlexCast and resume at a convenient day during the hours above. Partial credit for 2+ credit courses: If you are unable to complete the course in one sitting, partial credit can be awarded (minimum of one credit). To earn the remaining credits, you must return later and start the course from the beginning. Use chat to ask questions of a subject matter expert during the program.


Leader Bios

Jennifer Elder, Business Learning Institute (BLI)

Jennifer Elder is a CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF with a Master’s in Organizational Leadership. She has worked in accounting and finance for the past 25 years in a variety of industries including manufacturing, residential construction and development, and angel investing. She spent five years in public accounting, seven years as the Accounting Department Chair of a community college, and the previous ten years in the role of CFO. Recently, Jennifer started her own business, The Sustainable CFO, providing business consulting, on-demand CFO services, and business coaching services. Their target market is small and medium-sized businesses looking to improve their bottom-line and overall performance. In addition Jennifer teaches finance in the Green MBA program at Antioch University New England. She is also a contributing writer for the National Association of Home Builders and TriplePundit, and a frequent presenter for the Maryland Association of CPA’s, the Institute of Management Accountants, and the Society for Human Resource Management.

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Non-Member Price $113.00

Member Price $98.00