APPLIES TO ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013
JUR 3641 Business Law for Accountants|
Responsible for the course
Ole Tellef Grundekjøn
Department of Accounting - Auditing and Law
According to study plan
Language of instruction
The aim of the course is to increase the students’ knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation that they will be applying in their assignments related to the private business sector, organizations and the public sector.
The students will gain a basic understanding of the legal framework that is important in accounting.
The students shall be able to identify legal issues and be capable of analyzing a problem complex on the basis of legal sources related to accounting tasks. The students shall be able to give an account of legal factors and responsibility related to accounting tasks in the private business sector, organizations and the public sector. They shall be able to identify legal problems and be capable of analyzing problem complexes on the basis of legal sources.
The students shall also be aware of the grey area outside the clearly defined rules and the ethical principles established in legal standards in the legislation, and understand how these issues can be handled in practice.
The course requires knowledge corresponding to the following courses or eqivalent:
JUR 3420 Business Law or JUR 3430 Marketing Law.
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This course requiresthe use of It's learning.
Learning process and workload
The course consists of 45 contact hours altogether. Students are expected to have studied the relevant syllabus material and rules of law to be covered in each lecture in advance.. Students are expected to bring the Code of Laws and other supporting materials to class, so that they become familiar with how to use them in the study of various topics. Parts of the syllabus must be covered through self-tuition. The lectures will mainly cover the most important problem areas only. The lecture plan will show the how many hours will cover each topic.
Recommended use of hours:
A 5-hour individual written examination concludes the course.
JUR 36411 - Written examination, counst 100% towards the final grade in JUR 3641 Business Law for Accountants, 7,5 credits.
Examination support materials
Law texts and regulations without comments.
Under exam information in the Student Handbook on the web support materials at written examinations are specified, especially the use of calculator. http://www.bi.no/studiehandbok/hjelpemidler
A re-sit examination is offered every term.
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