Full Title:Elements of Business Law
Module Code:LAW B7Z01
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2009/10 ( September 2009 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Explain European and National consumer protection law and policy.
  2. Explain Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Legislation.
  3. Discuss defective products legislation, its European origins and its impact on business and enterprise.
  4. Explain the main types of business organisation and the legislation involved in corporate governance
  5. Explain the basic principles of the contract of employment and the rights and duties of the employer and employee.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
The development of consumer protection policy and regulation
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Sale of Goods and Supply of Services legislation and Consumer Credit legislation.
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Defective Products legislation.
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Consumer Protection legislation.
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National Consumer Agency: Its role and powers
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Introduction to Business Organisations .
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Basic principles of Company law and the concept of corporate governance.
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The Contract of Employment: the rights and duties of the employer and the employee
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Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Class Test mid term class test to assess progress with the module and to give feedback 1,2,3 40.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 60.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Keenan Aine 2012, Essentials of Irish Business law -, 6th Edition Ed., Gill & Macmillan [ISBN: 978-0-7171-5261-2]
  • Mac Donnell, Vaeni 2009, An Introduction to Business Law, Chartered Accountants Ireland [ISBN: 978-0-903854-83-2]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Doolan, Brian, Principles of Irish Law, Gill & Macmillan
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BBSMA_D Bachelor of Business in Business and Management 4 Mandatory
DK_BBSMA_C(?) Higher Certificate in Business in Business and Management 4 Mandatory