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Award in Introduction to Business Law – The Maltese Legal Context

Detailed Information

Starting Date:17 October 2023
Time:17:30 till 20:00hrs
Lecture Days:TBA
Duration:10 sessions - Part Time
Contact hours:25
MQF Level5
Trainers:Dr Ann Bugeja
Dr Nicola Buhagiar
Dr Christine Calleja
Dr Theresienne Mifsud
Mr Angelito Sciberras
Dr Sarah Vassallo Ciliberti
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Every business owner, anyone who runs a business as well as individuals in key positions in a business should have at least some understanding of the principles of business law. This course offers the much-required knowhow for individuals involved in a business as well as those who aspire to be. It is also ideal for lawyers who need a refresher on the different characteristics of business law.

The course aims to give an overview of the various legal aspects in running a business from how to form it to any laws that govern businesses including employment considerations, health and safety implications as well as the fundamental principles of data protection and commercial agreements amongst others.

It is important for any person who runs a business or works in a business to know the legal basis and identify when advice needs to be sought. This course will help participants develop the necessary skills and legal understanding of business law.

The participants will acquire a thorough knowledge of the basic principles of Maltese law relating to business in general. This course intends to cover a vast range of issues relating to the law of business, from the incorporation and the basics of running a business within the parameters of the law, to the on-boarding of employees and other salient subjects, including consumer law, data protection law, and credit management.

Who should attend?

Entrepreneurs, Directors, Managers, Lawyers, Business & Management students

Mode Of Assessment

1 assignment of a maximum of 2,500 words – participants may choose 1 out of 2 titles to be made available to them. Mark weighting shall be of 100% of the global mark.

Entry Requirements:

2 A Levels or equivalent MQF Level 4 qualifications or at least 2 years’ experience working in fields related to business/office administration or human resources.

The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority deems this Award to be at Level 5 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.
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€402 will be refunded through the Get Qualified SchemeEmployers applying for the IIS Scheme under the 2nd Call will be eligible to receive a subsidy of €25.85 per trainee per hour in the case of training costs,
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€431.25 will be refunded through the Training Pays Scheme
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Detailed Time Table

1. Monday 21 February 2022 –  The Maltese Legal System

2. Monday 28 February 2022 – Outline of Maltese Company Law – the Various Types of Structures

3. Monday 7 March 2022 – Setting up a Companythe Process

4. Monday 14 March 2022 – Overview of Employment Law

5. Monday 21 March 2022 – Data Protectionthe Salient Features

6. Monday 28 March 2022 – Understanding Intellectual Property

7. Monday 4 April 2022 – Commercial Agreements

8. Monday 25 April 2022 – Overview of Health and Safety Legislation

9, Monday 2 May 2022 – Consumer Law

10. Monday 9 May 2022 – Debt Recovery and Credit Management

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