Best Free Business Law Courses

Find the best online Free Business Law Courses for you. The courses are sorted based on popularity and user ratings. We do not allow paid placements in any of our rankings.

Copyright made easy

Quickly become highly knowledgable about Copyright law and how to use a copyright to protect your work.

Created by Chris du Toit - Lawyer, Developer and Internet Geek

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Students: 28658, Price: Free

Taught by a licensed attorney, Copyright Made Easy is going to give you a comprehensive introduction to Copyright law and how you can use copyrights to protect your work.

Explained in a easy, highly practical manner, you will learn about the different forms of Intellectual property, the requirements to get a copyright, how you get a copyright and how you can further enhance your copyright for additional protection.

The course is conveniently structured in palatable video lectures where you will learn an important new concept in each video. Featuring over 2 hours of video instruction, you will be sure to walk away with a thorough understanding of copyright law. Although thorough, it is always practical and concise.

This course is important for anybody who "creates" work: Websites, articles, songs and more and is looking to protect their effort.

Trademark Law for Entrepreneurs

Learn what you need to search and file your own trademark, understand the basics of trademark law, save money on lawyers

Created by Dana Robinson - Professor, Attorney, Entrepreneur

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Students: 18165, Price: Free

This course is an overview of trademark law that focuses on the questions asked by most entrepreneurs and small businesses.

The course is structured as an interview with Dana Robinson, professor, attorney and entrepreneur. Dana draws from his business and law experience to deliver practical answers to the most common questions.

By the end of this course, the user should be better equipped to understand what trademark law covers. A user will be in a position to save money on attorneys or online filing services. In addition, for users who eventually hire an attorney, this course helps the user to become conversant enough to understand what the attorney is doing, and manage the attorney interaction with far less confusion.

The course is about 45 minutes total, and is set in the casual environment of a local San Diego gastropub.

The EU GDPR – An Introduction

Learn about the General Data Protection Regulations

Created by The DAISI Service - Supporting schools across England

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Students: 5978, Price: Free

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are a new set of European Union regulations designed to protect the personal data of EU citizens.

GDPR has far reaching implications for all organisations handling personal data. And organisations have until 25 May 2018 to become complaint with the new regulations.

GDPR will apply to all 'public bodies and authorities', the definition of which is likely to be that used for the Freedom of Information purposes. This includes local authorities, universities, publicly funded museums, state schools and NHS trusts.

GDPR allows any European protection authority to take action against organisations, regardless of where they are based. And enforcement is backed by fines of up to 20 million euros or 4% of group annual global turnover.

Learn about the GDPR in this course. Find out what it is, what is new, and why you need to know about it.

GDPR Essentials – the first 5 steps

A straight forward practical guide to GDPR compliance for your business

Created by LH Group - Data Privacy Specialist at The LH Group

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Students: 5539, Price: Free

Our 5 Step GDPR introductory course to take you from zero to compliance so you access the expert support and explanation needed to help you reach compliance for GDPR. The law referred to within this course is correct at 14th May 2018

This is what is included in this easy to follow, clear course

Step 1 – Data Audit – What data do I have? (with spreadsheet)

Step 2 – Data Audit – What do I do with the data that I found in Step 1? (with colour-tabbed Word tables)

Step 3 – Permissions – What are the Permissions which apply to how I process the data (as identified in Step 2).

Step 4  – ‘Legitimate Interest’ – What does it mean and how much of my processing can I fit under this umbrella?

Step 5 – Data Cleansing – a short explanation about why secure destruction of data doesn’t mean hitting the delete key and emptying a recycle bin, together with some options for secure destruction methods to investigate

Paralegal Power Breaks

Learn about various aspects of the paralegal career in a short amount of time.

Created by Agility Academy - Take your Career to New Heights!

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Students: 4762, Price: Free

Paralegal Power Breaks are ideal for entry level to seasoned paralegals.  These short information packed sessions provide a convenient and useful method for paralegals to learn new concepts, improve on various legal processes, and interact with other paralegals in different locations.  They are provided in order to assist with paralegal career development. The sessions are short, concise, and packed with useful information and resources that can be immediately put to use.

The following topics are covered in these short information packed sessions:

  1. Office Politics
  2. Paralegal Career Advancement Tips
  3. Paralegal Skills Assessment
  4. Legal Research
  5. Legal Technology
  6. Civil Litigation
  7. Civil Trial Procedures
  8. Intellectual Property
  9. eDiscovery
  10. And More

Essentials of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)

The Who, What, When, Where, and How of the World's Most Common Business Contract

Created by AltaClaro Learning - Practical skills for professionals and lifelong learners.

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Students: 3822, Price: Free

(Note: this class is for educational purposes. It does not constitute legal advice, nor does it create an attorney-client relationship.)

The confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is one of the most common agreements in the business world. In this introductory course, you'll learn about some key provisions, typical contexts, and use cases for NDAs such as acquisitions, employment and consulting arrangements, partnerships, and joint ventures. You'll build a great foundation for learning the topics covered in more advanced courses.

Featuring AltaClaro expert instructors Julie Ryan (Partner, Acceleron Law Group; law professor) and Stephen Kaplitt (Kaplitt Legal Consulting).

Learn the Contract Basics All the Professionals Know

Understand Contracts Before You Sign

Created by Shelia Huggins - Business Attorney & Lifestyle Strategist

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Students: 2644, Price: Free

This is a beginner level course.

It will introduce you to the fundamentals of contract and business law. You'll understand the advantages and disadvantages of term sheets. You'll walk away with an understanding of what the requirements are for contract formation. You'll know who to include during contract negotiations and when you will likely need to amend the contract. Finally, you'll understand the importance of winding down and terminating the contract.

The Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to help you with the following:

  • Understand key concepts that will help decrease ambiguities and inconsistencies in contract language

  • Understand the function of term sheets during preliminary negotiations

  • Learn which parties to include during contract development

  • Understand contract amendments

  • Understand contract termination

The Course Instructor

The course instructor is a North Carolina licensed attorney (since 2002) with over a decade of experience drafting, negotiating, and managing contracts both in the public sector and in a private law firm.

Write a Non-disclosure Agreement Like an Attorney

A Step-by-Step Course to Help You Protect Your Confidential Information

Created by Shelia Huggins - Business Attorney & Lifestyle Strategist

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Students: 1524, Price: Free

Protect yourself with a Non-disclosure Agreement.

You've heard about Non-disclosure Agreements, and you might have even had to sign one before. But now, before you share information about your business or share personal information with another party, you need to make certain that you're not making information public, when it should be kept private.

You'll learn the following:

  • When to use a NDA and when you shouldn't

  • How to write a definition for your confidential information

  • Which provisions need to be included in your NDA

You'll walk away with the following:

  • A better understanding of NDAs

  • A draft of an NDA that is tailored to your business or personal needs

Get the latest on trending news about Non-disclosure Agreements!

This course even includes relevant news topics relating to Non-Disclosure Agreements as they are used across a variety of business and industry sectors, like sports and entertainment. Finally, stay abreast of possible changes in the legality and validity of Non-disclosure Agreements so that you'll be prepared to make the changes that you need to make in your own agreement.

ALL LECTURES ARE DOWNLOADABLE.

International Sales Law 101 | CISG

United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods explained

Created by Tanisha Khimesara - Lawyer and compliance professional

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Students: 487, Price: Free

This course has been designed to help businessmen, lawyers, and law students to understand the basics of international sales. In this course, we will primarily be looking at the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and issues dealt with under this convention. As of 2020, 94 countries have ratified CISG including major players such as the United States, China, Japan, and Germany. CISG was adopted to remove uncertainties and to make buying and selling of goods internationally simple. Each topic is explained with the use of case laws or illustrations to make the course more engaging. For this course, no prior knowledge or experience in the subject is required.

The course is divided into four sections: Introduction and general principles, the scope of the convention, the fundamental breach of contract, and the rights and obligations of the buyers and sellers.

This course is prepared by Tanisha Khimesara. She is a legal consultant and anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS) from India and Canada. She has a B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) from the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, India, and an LLM in International Business Law from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada.

Disclaimer- This course is purely for educational purposes and should not be construed as legal advice.