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Course Code: ENTR320 Course ID: 4571 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course covers many of the legal aspects of starting a new business venture including business entity selection and formation, employment law, intellectual property, taxation, and business transactions. (Prerequisite: ENTR311)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

  1. Assess employment law factors facing entrepreneurs.
  2. Investigate intellectual property law for entrepreneurs.
  3. Determine the legal and regulatory issues applicable to entrepreneurs.
  4. Differentiate the business formation options for entrepreneurial ventures.
  5. Examine the regulatory obligations and contractual responsibilities applicable to entrepreneurial ventures.
  6. Outline steps that protect entrepreneurs from taxation issues and other risks.
  7. Use strategies for ethical solutions to problems for your venture.
NameGrade %
Forums 30.00 %
Forum - Introduction 4.29 %
Forum Week 1 4.29 %
Forum Week 3 4.29 %
Forum Week 4 4.29 %
Forum Week 6 4.29 %
Forum Week 7 4.29 %
Forum Week 8 4.29 %
Assignments 40.00 %
Week 1 - Business Structures 8.00 %
Week 2 - Tax and Ethical Actions 8.00 %
Week 4 - Real Property 8.00 %
Week 5 - Licenses and Permits 8.00 %
Week 7 - Intellectual Property 8.00 %
Final Project 30.00 %
Week 8 - Summative Project 30.00 %
  1. Assess employment law factors facing entrepreneurs.
  2. Investigate intellectual property law for entrepreneurs.
  3. Determine the legal and regulatory issues applicable to entrepreneurs.
  4. Differentiate the business formation options for entrepreneurial ventures.
  5. Examine the regulatory obligations and contractual responsibilities applicable to entrepreneurial ventures.
  6. Outline steps that protect entrepreneurs from taxation issues and other risks.
  7. Use strategies for ethical solutions to problems for your venture.
Book Title:Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference- e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781413322217
Publication Info:NOLO Lib
Author:Stim, Richard
Unit Cost:$32.27
 
Book Title:Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business, 15th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781413324075
Publication Info:NOLO Lib
Author:Steingold, Fred
Unit Cost:$28.87
 
Book Title:Law for Entrepreneurs - e-book available online, link also available in the classroom
Publication Info:Saylor
Author: No Author Specified
 
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.