Silicon Valley Business School
Self-Paced Online Course: Business Organizations
Credits: 3 ~ Study Hours: 22

Limiting liability for company founders and investors is an issue for all business people to consider. Another topic of interest for entrepreneurs is the balance of power between the shareholders, directors and officers. In this module, the legal aspects of agency are presented, and the various forms of business entity, including sole proprietor, partnership, corporations, and LLCs are compared and contrasted. Students learn the principles of limited liability, corporate formation, the appointment and powers of officers of directors.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

Select the most appropriate form of business organization for a new startup venture. The student will be able to determine whether a sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC or corporation is most suitable for a particular type of business.
Organize a corporation, assigning powers and duties to the corporate directors, officers and shareholders.
Form a corporation or LLC.


Course Sections

The course is organized into the following sections:

Business Organizations: Sole Proprietor
Business Organizations: Agency
Business Organizations: Partnerships
Business Organizations: Limited Liability Companies ~ LLC's
Business Organizations: Corporations ~ Introduction to US Corporations
Business Organizations: Corporations ~ Formation
Business Organizations: Corporations ~ Shares
Business Organizations: Corporations ~ Officers
Business Organizations: Corporations ~ Shareholders
Business Organizations: Corporations ~ Directors
Business Organizations: S-Corporations & Other Variations
Business Organizations: Corporations ~ Duties and Conflicts
Business Organizations: Corporations ~ Piercing the Corporate Veil
Business Organizations: Derivative Lawsuits
Business Organizations: Corporate Fraud
Business Organizations: Introduction

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