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Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 6-8 hours/week...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction to course

2 videos (Total 5 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
About Professor Fricke2m
4 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Update Your Profile10m
Build a Learning Community with Social Media10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz8m
6 hours to complete

Module 1: Business Organizations

8 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 9 quizzes
8 videos
Partner Rights & Duties7m
Special Forms of Partnerships5m
Introduction to Corporations9m
Corporate Formation8m
Shareholder Rights, Powers, & Liability12m
Director & Officer Rights, Duties, & Liability5m
Limited Liability Companies8m
1 reading
Module 1 Overview and Resources10m
9 practice exercises
Lesson 1.1 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 1.2 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 1.3 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 1.4 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 1.5 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 1.6 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 1.7 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 1.8 Knowledge Check30m
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2
6 hours to complete

Module 2: Debtor-Creditor Relationships

9 videos (Total 66 min), 1 reading, 9 quizzes
9 videos
Interview with Banker8m
Bank Financing: Collection of Debts3m
Debt Financing4m
Secured Transactions: Foundations & Remedies6m
Secured Transactions: Perfection & Priority7m
Bankruptcy: Foundations & Procedure9m
Bankruptcy: Exempt Property & Fraudulent Transfers8m
Types of Bankruptcy10m
1 reading
Module 2 Overview and Resources10m
9 practice exercises
Lesson 2.1 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 2.2 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 2.3 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 2.4 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 2.5 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 2.6 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 2.7 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 2.8 Knowledge Check30m
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

Module 3: Regulation Part I: Foundations, Consumers, and the Environment

7 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 8 quizzes
7 videos
The Rule-Making Process6m
Agency Investigations & Administrative Courts8m
FTC Regulation of Commercial Activity11m
CFPB Regulation of Financial Institutions5m
FDA Regulation of Food, Drugs, & Cosmetics4m
EPA Regulation of Pollution8m
1 reading
Module 3 Overview and Resources10m
8 practice exercises
Lesson 3.1 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 3.2 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 3.3 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 3.4 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 3.5 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 3.6 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 3.7 Knowledge Check30m
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4
7 hours to complete

Module 4: Regulation Part II: Antitrust and Securities

10 videos (Total 66 min), 2 readings, 10 quizzes
10 videos
Interview with Venture Capitalist9m
Antitrust: Horizontal & Vertical Restraints of Trade6m
Antitrust: Mergers5m
Antitrust: Enforcement & Exemptions4m
Securities Laws & the SEC5m
Initial Public Offerings: Procedures & Liability7m
Initial Public Offerings: Shortcuts & Exemptions7m
Trading Securities: Section 10(b) & Rule 10b-54m
Trading Securities: Insider Trading & Short-Swing Profits4m
2 readings
Module 4 Overview and Resources10m
Course Wrap-Up10m
10 practice exercises
Lesson 4.1 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 4.2 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 4.3 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 4.4 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 4.5 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 4.6 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 4.7 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 4.8 Knowledge Check30m
Lesson 4.9 Knowledge Check30m
Module 4 Quiz30m
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Top reviews from Corporate & Commercial Law II: Business Forms, Financing & Governmental Regulation

By BPOct 2nd 2018

Excellent course & a great, down to earth instructor. I only wish he had more courses available for audit. Thanks to Illinois-Urbana for their contributions to online classes.

By ZLJul 30th 2019

This class was very helpful in teaching me basic concepts about the various forms of business entities, corporate finance, and financial & securities regulations.

Instructor

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Professor Michael R Fricke

Teaching Assistant Professor
Department of Business Administration

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