Managers need an understanding of the legal and ethical environments in which they operate. Make more informed business decisions through knowledge of the laws governing contracts, commercial relationships, employment, intellectual property, and business formation. Learn to apply ethical frameworks to the decision-making process, employ corporate social responsibility, and manage risks associated with legal and ethical issues.
|Law and Ethics Core Courses|
|Law and Ethics Electives|
Understand the legal and business issues that a new technology company faces from creation until an IPO. Understand how best to capitalize on the technology developed by your company, including the transfer of technology and the use of technology as a capital asset in connection with venture capital funding and mergers and acquisitions. Learn about the issues that may arise in the course of the growth of your business and when and why such issues may arise.
*This course is also part of the Management of Technology area.
The GATT and the World Trade Organization. The regulation of import competition and unfair trade. Regional trade agreements in North America and European Union. International commercial and sales laws. Imports and customs law. Intellectual property rights and licensing. Labor and employment discrimination law.
This course covers selection of legal entity; public offerings; ownership structure; sales and lease contracts; loan agreements; venture capital negotiations and agreements; debtor-creditor relations; employment law; and intellectual property law.
This course covers behavioral advertising; tracking technologies; HIPAA; privacy compliance; differential privacy; foreign intelligence, wiretapping; cybersecurity; encryption; and social networks.