MG 261 Business Law II
S1HH 2006 PA
Senior Professor of Business Law/Adjunct Faculty
Park Campus Center, Bldg. 50A, WPAFB, OH 45433
9 January - 12 March 2006
5:30 - 10:30 PM
Textbook: Business Law-The EthicaL Global and E-Commerce Environment. Twelfth Edition. (Mallor, Barnes, Bowers& Langvardt). AVAILABLE: Student Study Guide and Workbook. All supplemental resource material will be provided to you in class.
Course Description: A continuation of the study of contracts, agency, employment, and negotiable instruments; comparison of social responsibility and legal aspects of selected issues. Prerequisite: MG260 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: One of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and written case studies. The facilitator will engage each learner in legal issues in what is referred to as a socratic method to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: Case Briefs(2) 20% 90-100 pts.=A
Class Discussion & Participation* 10% 80-89 pts.=B
Mid-Term 35% 70-79 pts.=C
Final Exam 35% 60-69 pts.=D
below 60 =F
Total of 100 points possible.
*Attendance, preparation, and completion of in-class problem case assignments will be used to determine the class partcipation score. Deductions will be taken at my discretion.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late exams: you must contact me and arrange for a make-up if you miss the mid-term. If you take an exam late due to an excused absence, there is no penalty and you can expect to take substantially the same exam. If you take the exam late due to an unexcused absence, be aware that the make-up may differ significantly. Please be advised if you miss the final, Park University has very specific requirements missing the final exams. You should review the university catalog.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Faculty members are expected to dismiss from their classroom students whose behaviorsare detrimental to good order in the classroom. Such behaviors include, but is not limited to, use of abusive or obscene language, attending the class under the influence of drugs or alcohol,etc. Students who are dismissed from class may be given failing grades, suspension, or expulsion from Park University. Students, who exhibit abusive or obscene language toward administration personnel or support staff are also subject to suspension from Park University.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: See following schedule.
1.The Agency Relationship.
Relations of the
Principle and the Agent.
Forms of Business
and Formation of Partnerships
1. Operation of Partnerships and Related Forms
2. Partners' Dissociation and Partnerships' Dissolution and Winding Up
1. Product Liability
Regulation of Business
1. Administrative Agencies
MID-TERM EXAM Chapter 47
1. The FTC Act and Consumer Protection Laws
2. Employment Law
Regulation of Business/Special Topics
1. Environmental Regulation
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 897. You are expected to come to class prepared and
on time. Class participation is required. Attendance
will be taken at the conclusion of each class.
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .