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Business Principles for Lawyers

Description: This course is designed to familiarize law students with the basic tenets of business as well as the functional and financial tools for managing or starting a business. The course will cover the core functions of a business: finance, operations, strategy, human resources, marketing and capital creation. Focus will be on development of a basic understanding of the importance of cash flow and financial analysis such as financial statements, sources/use of funds, and valuation with an emphasis on understanding issues where business and law intersect. Students will be evaluated throughout the course with a combination of weekly case study analyses, class participation, and a final exam.