Contracting with Corporations

LAW60005 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to enable students to gain an understanding of (i) the law applicable to contracts, including contract formation, vitiation and remedies; (ii) an overview of corporations law, with a focus on how companies are established and the powers and responsibilities of companies and (iii) how companies enter into contracts and repercussions relating to businesses and entrepreneurial activities
 Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1 Critically analyse a range of legal concepts relating to corporate and contract law, drawing both from common law and statute law
2 Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of the legal status and capacities of companies
3 Apply critical thinking and analytical skills when applying legal concepts and principles
4. Communicate legal arguments effectively
5 Demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of the options that are available to companies when contracts are breached, including legal and commercial options
6.Communicate proficiently to a range of audiences and function cohesively as an effective leader or member of a group