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ZUG3044 - Entrepreneurial law

15 Credits


This module aims to introduce students to the fundamental components and concepts of entrepreneurial law. On successful completion of the course an individual should be able to make critical legal decisions within the entrepreneurial business environment.

The content covered include the general principles of contract; the drafting of contracts, labour law, alternative dispute resolution (ADR); business vehicles; interpretation of statutes; tax; and aspects of intellectual property.

Undergraduate – Module

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s)/term(s) in which this module is offered.


  • First Semester 2020


  • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of the law as it relates to starting a business
  • Interpret and apply the law as it relates to sustaining a business
  • Interpret and apply the law as it relates to growing a business


  • Within semester / term assessment: 50%
  • Examination: 50%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this module is 150 hours 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.