UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Commercial and Contract Law online short course

Course starts 6 November 2017

Course information

Registration Closes:
31 October 2017
Course Starts:
6 November 2017
Length:
9 weeks online
Effort:
10 - 12 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R14,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
31 October 2017
Course Starts:
6 November 2017
Length:
9 weeks online
Effort:
10 - 12 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Do you have the confidence to effectively solve contractual disputes. Do you want to gain the skills to read, interpret and draft commercial contracts for a wide range of sectors and professions?

In just nine weeks, you’ll learn to read, interpret and draft legal contracts; understand the Consumer Protection Act; and make sound business decisions based on your contract law knowledge.

Delve deeper into the concept of contract law and how it originated and extended into South Africa. Register for this contract management course to explore civil law procedures, alternative dispute resolutions, and understand the essential elements that should be included in a commercial contract.

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What will set you apart

On successful completion of this online contract manager course, you’ll be confident in your ability to:

  • Oversee all contractual business decisions and confirm they’re legitimate by having the practical ability to read and interpret law of contracts 
  • Ensure your business is adhering to the Consumer Protection Act by employing the thorough knowledge you’ll learn on this contract law course
  • Take on more legal responsibilities in your current role because of your formalised skill set in commercial and contract law from UCT 

Course curriculum

This online short course in commercial and contract law is designed to help you have a positive impact on the contractual decisions made within your business. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study basic contract law in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Introducing: Contract Law and the South African Legal System
  • Course Module 2: Requirements for the formation of a valid contract
  • Course Module 3: Terms of a contract and contractual obligations
  • Course Module 4: The Consumer Protection Act
  • Course Module 5: Contracts of Sale and Contracts of Lease
  • Course Module 6: Contracts of insurance and agency contracts
  • Course Module 7: Contracting with businesses
  • Course Module 8: Civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution procedures
  • Course Module 9: Basic contract drafting skills

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 6 November 2017.

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