ICB Office Administration Foundation Level: Subject – Business Law and Administrative Practice

This course forms part of the Foundation Level in the ICB Office Administration Programme. It looks at how the law affects us all. Even our most basic day-to-day decisions have legal implications. In business, basic knowledge of legalities that underlie the world of commerce is paramount. The aim of this course is to make South African law understandable and to answer common questions about the law in layman’s terms. It is important to note that laws are not static , they change over time, and new laws are promulgated from time to time. The topics covered in this course range from the basics of the South African legal system, to commercial laws involving contracts and litigation.

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Description

This subject forms part of the Foundation Level in the ICB Office Administration Programme. It looks at how the law affects us all. Even our most basic day-to-day decisions have legal implications. In business, basic knowledge of legalities that underlie the world of commerce is paramount. The aim of this subject is to make South African law understandable and to answer common questions about the law in layman?s terms. It is important to note that laws are not static ? they change over time, and new laws are promulgated from time to time. The topics covered in this subject range from the basics of the South African legal system, to commercial laws involving contracts and litigation.

Accreditation

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers as a Quality Assurance Partner of the QCTO.

Qualification

SACOB Certificate of Completion.

This subject forms part of a national qualification. On completion of this subject and the remainder of the subjects in this level you will receive a national certificate.

Requirements

Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent
You must be at least 16 years of age
No prior accounting knowledge needed.

Duration

This subject can be completed in 3 months.

Subjects

The Law
The law of contract
Breach of contract
Remedies for breach of contract
Termination of contracts
The law of delict
Contract of sale
Credit agreements
Contract of lease
Contract of agency
Contract of partnership
Business entities
Contract of insurance
Contract of suretyship
Negotiable instruments
Contract of employment
Intellectual property and competition law
Environmental law and revision

Packages

This course is available via the Online Standard and Online Premium package. This package includes the following:

Online Standard:
- Textbooks
- Introduction Video
- Exam Info
- Q & A Platform
- Concept Videos
- Forums
- Exam Timetable
- Study Schedule
- A Mock Exam & Solutions

Online Premium:
- Textbooks
- Introduction Video
- Exam Info
- Q & A Platform
- Concept Videos
- Forums
- Exam Timetable
- Study Schedule
- Multiple Mock Exams & Solutions
- LIVE Webinars via Zoom
- Recording of the LIVE Webinars
- Quizzes
- Exam Walkthrough (Pre-recorded)

Assessment

This subject is assessed by the ICB by means of a Portfolio of Evidence where you are required to complete Activities (assignments) and Evaluations (tests) and then complete a final summative assessment (exam) written at an ICB assessment centre. Please be sure to register for your assessment.

What's next

You can continue your studies with SACOB and ICB and complete more subjects that make up this qualification.

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