MPFE LAW 7001
The objective of this course is for students to be able to identify legal problems in a international business context. Students should be able to confront a business problem and identify the basic legal concepts it entails. Students should then be able to apply these legal concepts to the business problems presented and identify potential outcomes based on a variety of analysis. Students should be able to master the fundamental language of law to handle legal texts and engage in elementary discussions with a seasoned lawyer and even participate in a legal analysis of the business problem at hand.
The purpose of the course is to familiarize students with fundamental legal issues and to give them a sense of the language and reasoning used by seasoned lawyers. By the end of the course, students should be able to understand how lawyers think and what their preoccupations are and concerns in order for them to make better business decisions once they enter professional life.
Grading will be on a scale of 0 to 20. A grade of 10 is average, a grade of 20 perfection and a grade of 0 a nullity. Due to the limited session, you will have one open book final exam, which will be a case study.
-Open book exam (1,5 h)
Grading system :
Grading will be on a scale of 0 to 20 (highest). Due to the limited sessions, you will have one open book final exam which will be a case study.
I do not give extra credit or make-up work. All absences during the quiz or exam will result in a zero, unless justified with the Registrar, who will communicate to me directly whether she has accepted to excuse the absence. In such a case, and only with the Registrar’s approbation, will I offer a replacement exam at a time and place agreed upon.
Lectures, student presentations and case studies
PowerPoint presentations, texts and cases to read will be sent to every registered students . All are obligatory and should be read before the designated class. Suggested Readings will be given during the first course.
Master of Science