21882 Legal Issues for Sports, Events and Not-for-Profits6cp
Requisite(s): 24 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least Business Faculty Master's Coursework OR 24 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least Business Faculty Graduate Diploma Extending Previous Area of Study OR 24 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least Business Faculty Graduate Diploma New Area of Study
This subject offers an introduction to areas of law and regulation that impact on organisations and their managers in the sport, events and not-for-profit industries. Its objective is to provide students with an awareness of potential legal issues as well as a level of understanding of where and how legal obligations arise and how the law is used to balance freedoms in society.
The subject introduces the key legal principles of contract and tort law as well as the legal frameworks surrounding topics such as consumer protection, intellectual property, business structures and those laws which are specific to sport, events and not-for-profits. It encourages students to develop skills around legal research, application of legal principles and legal reasoning such that they are equipped to recognise and engage with legal and ethical obligations in the management context.
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