Graduate Course Descriptions

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5175. Business, Law, and Ethics in Modern Society

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to MBA students, others with consent. Not open to students who have passed BLAW 5182.

Grading Basis: Graded

The formulation, interpretation, and application of law to business. Incorporates the study of ethical issues that arise in contemporary business settings, including professional conduct and corporate social responsibility. Major areas of legal regulation to which businesses are subject, including tort liability, contract law, partnership and corporate law, employment and labor law, intellectual property law, environmental regulation and sustainability, and financial regulation. Emphasis on active, experiential application of legal reasoning and analysis and on the global and comparative dimensions of legal and ethical issues.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2021 1565 Hartford In Person Bird, Robert 001 Reg We 1:00pm‑4:00pm
31/55 GBLC 605 3.00 Graded
Fall 2021 2378 Stamford In Person Hudspeth, Stephen M20 Reg We 7:00pm‑10:00pm
27/40 DWTN 133 3.00 Graded
Fall 2021 14394 Hartford Online Bird, Robert R12 Reg 36/40 3.00 Graded
Winter 2022 1126 Hartford Online Bird, Robert R10 INT 28/40 3.00 Graded
Spring 2022 17380 Hartford Online Berger-Walliser, Gerlinde R12 Reg 45/40 3.00 Graded To view the syllabus visit this url;
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