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1st and 15th of every month
London School of Business & Finance
3 to 9 months
Awarded by
London School of Business and Finance
Endorsed by
Institute of Administrative Management
Discover more about the fundamental legal aspects of business, including local and international transactions, raising capital, legal regulation, and bankruptcy management.
The law underpins every aspect of business practice, and this certificate course will help you develop a sound understanding of legal systems and how to identify and apply fundamental legal concepts across a full range of business scenarios. You will learn how to differentiate between various types of business models and identify the legal ramifications of these distinctions, and examine the options available to companies when a financial crisis occurs.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this certificate programme will possess career-ready skills in:

  • The legal aspects to managing business crises and bankruptcy cases
  • Local and international business transactions and their legal ramifications
  • Legal aspects of raising capital, financing businesses, and the legal regulation of companies
  • Legal aspects of business relationships with specific consideration of joint ventures and partnerships
  • Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • A good level of English language ability is recommended
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required
  • The programme of study which makes up this Certificate in Business Law covers the following topics:

    • The fundamentals of legal systems
    • Local and international business transactions and their legal ramifications
    • Local and international forms of business and their legal ramifications
    • Legal aspects of business relationships with specific consideration of joint ventures and partnerships
    • Legal aspects of raising capital and financing businesses
    • The legal regulation of companies
    • Legal aspects to managing crisis and bankruptcy businesses

    You will be formally assessed once during the programme, which will consist of a written report of up to 3,500 words. Completing this assignment to a satisfactory standard is a mandatory requirement.

  • Class Profile

    Based on all online student classes of 2016



I loved the international aspect of studying online. It’s a very rewarding learning environment. I am absolutely happy with my choice, I’d do it again.
— Daniela Rochow, Germany
Brinsley Bailey
I love everything about the platform. It is so easy to navigate and the fact that I can access my work, view the online libraries, and talk to my classmates in one area is very useful.
— Brinsley Bailey, United Kingdom
Khanyiso Welile Giorgi
It would be ungracious to leave without extending a warm hand of gratitude for the cool and efficient manner in which you deal with all our queries (big and small).
Khanyiso Welile Giorgi, South Africa
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