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 in this business law course; understand the Consumer Protection Act; and make sound business decisions based on your contract law and commercial law knowledge.
Delve deeper into the concept of commercial law and 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.
On successful completion of this online contract law 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 commercial 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 law and contract law from UCT
This online business law course in commercial law 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 and commercial law in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover in this business law course:
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. Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.
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.
Commercial Law Attorney
When do I start?
Our next available short course starts 28 September 2020.
You can either pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts, or you may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses nine weeks and shorter. For courses ten weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available. To find out more on payment options please visit our Payment and Financing page.
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.
At the beginning of each week you'll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Success Advisor who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.
The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you'll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.
On the Online Campus, you'll also be able to ask questions and interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you're experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Success Advisor, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.