Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
The principal aim of this module is for students to gain comprehensive insight into the law relating to different types of business structures in South Africa, more specifically companies, business trusts, partnerships, and close corporations. The purpose of the module is to give students an appreciation of the legal nature of business organisations and the legal issues that arise in relation to their formation, financing, control, management and liquidation.
Within semester assessment: 50%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this module is 150 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The module requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.