Contract basics: Let’s make a deal!

Today’s economy runs on top of contracts. Do you own your own business? Want to make sure that your agreements “stick” and can be enforced in court? Want to know if you can get out of something that you signed without reading? You don’t need a lawyer to read your own agreements and even draw up simple contracts, but you do need to know the key elements that make up a deal so it won’t be thrown out of court. This course will cut through the myths and give you the straight dope about contracts. Over ten lessons, you’ll learn how courts interpret contracts, and you’ll receive basic tools to analyze your own agreements. While this course won’t turn you into a lawyer, you’ll learn enough to stand up to legal babble when you inevitably get stuck in deal negotiations.

The course is aimed toward US students.

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   Teacher: James Wong


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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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