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Fundamentals of Contract Law

Lecture, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

Since a variety of contracts include parts written by non-laywers,
students are introduced to the basics of contract law. The course
focuses on the following topics:
- general principles of contract law
- verbal agreements
- silence in legal relations
- offer/acceptance
- warranty/guarantee
- property
- liability avoidance

Learning outcomes

.) After having successfully completed this module students have acquired a profound knowledge in the field of contract law and economic basics; training of soft skills;

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Flitsch, Verträge und Vertragsmanagement in Unternehmen, Linde (2009); Niermeyer, R. Teams führen, Haufe (2007); Alf-Jähnig, R. et al., Teamcoaching, managerSeminare Verlag (2008)
Lechner/Egger/Schauer, Einführung in die Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre24, Wien 2008; Mühlbacher/Scheer/Schmidt/von Rosenstiel (Hg), Management Development, Wien 2008
Schauer, Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Wien 2006.
Professional Journals: -

Mode of delivery

1 ECTS Lecture

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Assessment methods and criteria