This course addresses the critical legal and ethical issues faced by business managers. With the significant impact that federal and other laws have on business operations, topics such as employment decisions, Americans with Disabilities (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance, and employee performance management and conflict are considered.
The course project, Business and the Law Analysis: Examining the Impact of Legal Issues in an Organization, is an evaluation of the impact that certain laws have on a business. Students will review various policies within a selected business organization in order to assess how laws have impacted the course of business.
Course Learning Objectives
- Apply tools and strategies for effective conflict resolution.
- Assess and recommend compliance policies/processes related to discrimination, harassment, OSHA, ADA, and FMLA.
- Examine the impact of employment laws on the workplace.
- Implement methods and practices for assessing employee performance.