The Legal Perspective of Business Decision-Making

What you’ll learn to do: understand and describe how a lawyer looks at a business decision.

In this outcome, you’ll get an introduction to the law as it pertains to business and learn how to think like a lawyer.

Here are some of the specific things you’ll learn to do in this section:

  • Define and explain the purpose and goals of the law
  • Define, explain, compare and distinguish different theories of law.
  • Understand and explain why understanding law is important to business


The learning activities for this section include:

  • Reading: Thinking Like a Lawyer
  • Reading: What is Law?
  • Reading: Law and Business

Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.