Law and the Small Business Owner

Course code 854

  Course is not currently open for enrolment

In this course you will develop understanding of the legal framework applying to the business sector in New Zealand, especially as it relates to the operations of small businesses

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Describe the New Zealand legal environment.
  • Define the nature of legal contracts relating to the workplace.
  • Explain the importance of commercial law relating to small business.
  • Apply understanding of law to the resolution of a workplace issue.


This course is 100% internally assessed.


No textbooks are required for this course.