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MG 261 Business Law II
Winrow, Brian P.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

MG 261 Business Law II

Semester

S1BB 2006 HL

Faculty

Winrow, Brian P.

Title

Assistant Professor of Business Management

Degrees/Certificates

Juris Doctor
Master of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Administration

Daytime Phone

(505) 443-2637

Other Phone

Home - (505) 434-0902

E-Mail

Brian.Winrow@park.edu

winrow01@yahoo.com

Semester Dates

January 10th - March 5th, 2006

Class Days

--T-R--

Class Time

5:00 - 7:50 PM

Prerequisites

MG 261

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Mallor > Barnes > Bowers > Langvardt.  Business Law: The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment.  12th edition.  New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004. (required)

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore


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

Class Assessment:
Two examinations, one project and participation

Grading:
Examinations Two 170 points each
Project One 150 points
Participation One 10 points

Total 500 Points

Late Submission of Course Materials:
:  Assignments received after the submission date shall be penalized one complete letter grade per class period the assignment is late.  Eg. An assignment which would have received a letter grade of 83%, will receive a grade of 73% if submitted the next scheduled class period, a 63% after course day two, etc.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Computers make writing and revising much easier and more productive.  Students must recognize though that technology can also cause problems.  Printers run out of ink and hard drives crash.  Students are responsible for planning ahead and meeting deadlines in spite of technology.  Be sure to save copies of your work to disk, hard drive, and print out paper copies for backup purposes.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Date Day Topic

Jan. 10 Tuesday     Partnerships / Sole Proprietor

Jan. 12 Thursday     Partnerships / Sole Proprietor

Jan. 17 Tuesday     Corporations

Jan. 19 Thursday     Corporations

Jan. 24 Tuesday     LLC's

Jan. 26 Thursday     LLC's & Review
Jan. 31 Tuesday     Midterm Examination

Feb. 2 Thursday     Project
Feb. 7 Tuesday     Commercial Law
Feb. 9 Thursday     Commercial Law


Feb. 14 Tuesday      Secured Transaction

Feb. 16         Thursday     Secured Transaction
Feb. 21 Tuesday     Taxation

Feb. 23 Thursday     Deferred Compensation

Feb. 28 Tuesday     Project Due
            Review for Final

Mar. 2 Thursday     Final Exam

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.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

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 .

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