About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
Learn about our rigorous and interdisciplinary curriculum, our invaluable experiential learning opportunities, and the breadth and depth of our specialized areas of concentration and certificate offerings.
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Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
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- + AREAS OF CONCENTRATION
- ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
- BUSINESS LAW
- MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT AND TECHNOLOGY LAW
- PUBLIC INTEREST LAW
- + EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
- UNDERGRADUATE COURSES AND PROGRAMS
- CORPORATE AND CUSTOM EDUCATION
- + NON-DEGREE PROGRAMS
- ACADEMIC CALENDAR
- COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
Business for Lawyers (Fall 2017)
- Course Number: LAW-632
- Class Number: 03273
- Instructor: Charles Wood
This course will introduce law students to the basic principles and practices of contemporary business enabling them to provide greater value-added when advising business clients. The course will focus on fundamental business concepts, including, business strategy, management, finance and risk. Additionally, the course will cover the challenges business leaders face in the contemporary legal, economic, and political environment. Class sessions will include lectures, guest speakers, and analysis and discussion of case studies. Numerical or CR/D/F.
- Unit Value: 2
- Grading Options: Numerical or CR/D/F
- Schedule: W 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
- Room Number: Room 101
- Exam: In-class, open-book, multiple choice exam
- Writing Requirement: No
- Skills/Experiential Unit Requirement: no
- Participation: Required and graded
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