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251.71 sec. 001 - Business Basics for Lawyers (Spring 2023)
Instructor: Robert Jafek (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
M 6:25 PM - 8:15 PM
Location: Law 240
From January 09, 2023
To April 25, 2023
Course End: April 25, 2023
Class Number: 32379
Enroll Limit: 32
As of: 08/24 11:03 PM
The course is intended to allow law students to understand business from an overview level. Topics will include business stages, business models, variance across industries, current business theories and topics, and other basics of business. This material will allow lawyers and practitioners to move beyond transactions and into adding value. In the event of pursuing opportunities in the private sector, this will enhance and extend your role in the value creation process, and for those pursuing careers in judiciary or regulation, outcomes will be more easily reached with better results.
Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.
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