Course Title: Establish business and legal requirements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5180

Course Title: Establish business and legal requirements

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 35.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business


Term1 2010,
Term1 2011

Course Contact: Paul Ryan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925-5466

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The unit involves identifying and complying with business and legal administrative requirements.It is suitable for settingg up or existing micro and small businesses or a department in a larger organisation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBSBM401A Establish business and legal requirements


Comply with legislations, codes and regulatory requirements

Identify and implement business legal requirements.

Negotiate and arrange  contracts

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, students should have studied various aspects of the law to enable them to apply legal principles in the later courses, and understand some of various legal concepts relevant to operating a small business , including:
- the Australian legal system
- statutory interpretation and case law
- business structures
- introduction to agency and insurance
- law of torts, basic principles
- debt collection and taxation principles

Overview of Assessment

Assessments may include: short in class exercises, class tests, question and answer activities, assignments and open book exams.
Students will be provided with formative feedback to establish their progress in the course and identify areas which need more work.