INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BUS 108 Introduction To Law Undergraduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
4 140 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Esad ORUC, Assist. Prof. Dr. Serkan BAYRAKTARO─×LU, Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
1.Learn to understand basic legal terminology and concepts.
2.Learn how to evaluate issues of legal significance in business transactions.
3.Apply legal reasoning to situations and form legal conclusions.
4.Compare and apply various legal theories/interpretations to factual situations.
5.Learn how to issue spot, weigh, and analyze risks, and gain a sense of comfort and familiarity with the legal system.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Getting started: an introduction to studying law
  2. The purpose & function of law
  3. Categories of law
  4. The law of contract: offer and acceptance
  5. The law of contract: consideration, intention and privity
  6. The terms of the contract
  7. Defects in the contract: misrepresentation, mistake, duress and undue influence
  8. MID-TERM EXAM
  9. More defects: illegality and incapacity
  10. Discharge of the contract and remedies for breach
  11. The law of agency
  12. Sale of goods: the contract and its terms
  13. Sale of goods: transfer of ownership, performance and remedies for breach of contract
  14. Tort liability for defective goods

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Seminar
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz30
    Midterm Exam(s)120
    Presentation110
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • LAW FOR BUSINESS STUDENTS, Alix Adams, Sixth Edition, Pearson Education (Obligatory)

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)31648
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)21632
      Midterm Examination (1 week)12020
      Final Examination(1 week)13030
      Preparation for Midterm Examination11010
      Preparation for Final Examination50
      Total Workload: 140
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 6