Business Law: A Practical Approach

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The Business Law Courseware combines: Foundational Law Theories, with a Real-world Aproach

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Give students foundational knowledge of the legal system

The Most Engaging Business Law Course

Understanding the law is a basic building block and important to understanding the business environment. The Business Law courseware is more than a textbook. It gives students a high-level overview of the American legal system, specifically the business environment. Included are 100+ resources that make engaging your students in a convenient way. For instance, lecture slides, class activities, auto-graded quizzes, and more. Packed with turnkey resources developed for educators, by educators, this courseware gives you all the tools you need to teach a practical, engaging course without the hassle or stress! 

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Chapter 1: Introduction and History of Law

Chapter 2: The United States Legal System

Chapter 3: The United States Constitution and Business

Chapter 4: United States Court System and Jurisdiction

Chapter 5: Dispute Resolution

Chapter 6: Government Agencies and Administrative Law

Chapter 7: Criminal Law

Chapter 8: Torts and Liability

Chapter 9: Contracts I ⁠— The Basics

Chapter 10: Contracts ⁠II — Performance, Structure, Negotiation, and Sample Contracts

Chapter 11: Contracts III ⁠— Contracts for Goods

Chapter 12: Credit, Negotiable Instruments, and Bankruptcy

Chapter 13: Business Entities I ⁠— The Basics

Chapter 14: Business Entities II ⁠— Advanced Topics

Chapter 15: Employment Law

Chapter 16: Property

Chapter 17: Annotated Documents


By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Analyze constitutional, state, federal, and international legal influences on business and individuals in the United States
  • Evaluate potential legal issues in the business environment
  • Analyze the basics of the U.S. legal system, including crimes, torts, and contracts
  • Analyze the legal and court processes in the United States
  • Attend, report, and evaluate a court proceeding
  • Analyze and apply the basic requirements for contracts
  • Evaluate different legal entities for doing business, including sole proprietorships, partnerships (all forms), limited liability companies, and corporations
  • Analyze legal issues in consumer, discrimination, employment, and labor laws
  • Differentiate the various types of property (personal, real, and intellectual)
  • Analyze the impact of business and personal ethics and corporate social responsibility on society
  • Analyze the basic differences between domestic and international legal environments and the impact of digitalization on legal processes
  • Demonstrate and improve effective written and verbal communication skills by analyzing legal and ethical issues

Includes 100+ classroom resources:

  • 17 chapters

  • 17 auto-graded quizzes

  • 17 lesson plans

  • 34 lecture slide sets

  • Sample syllabus and course calendar

  • LMS integration

  • Stukent Instructor Portal

  • Plus, over 100 additional resources

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About the Author

Ralf Mehnert-Meland

Ralf Mehnert-Meland

Ralf Mehnert-Meland holds a Juris Doctor from George Washington University, a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and International Business from Carthage College, and a degree as banker ("Bankkaufmann") in his native Germany. He has published three books on the Ecu, the predecessor to the Euro, and the European Central Bank.
Ralf has significant business experience in developing domestic and international business in the ERP, Cloud, agriculture, and healthcare industries. He is a licensed attorney and has worked in global executive and management positions in the United States and Germany.
Ralf is currently an Associate Professor at Minnesota State University Moorhead where he teaches business law, ethics, and personal finance. His teaching philosophy is “Keep it simple, keep it real, and make it relevant for the students.”
He learned about personal finance from his teaching, jobs, and real life experiences, but most importantly from making mistakes – and learning from them.

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Business Law

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