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Essential Law for Buyers and Sellers - Course 2012


Buying or selling for a business? Take this online purchasing law course and learn the law of selling, what a contract is and what it takes to make one when buying or selling a business. When buying or selling a business it is important to understand the difference between the common law and statute law as well as the law of selling. Know the importance of the Uniform Commercial Code. Make sure you understand the law of selling, more so what the antitrust laws are and how you are affected by them. When buying or selling a business it is also important to be aware of the implications of patents. Learn the law of selling and how to protect your organization and yourself from legal problems connected with the business and your employment. This procurement law class is also now available in the newly revised Purchasing Law Study Pack, which offers valuable training for purchasing managers and is available at an introductory rate on our Books page. 3 CPP points.
What students say when they learn the law of selling in this online purchasing law course:
"The content provided a lot of information and good advice that helps meet the needs of purchasing professionals who need quick and reliable references. I really enjoyed the case studies and found the course very well organized and structured."
- Keith Hengeveld
- Materials Manager
- BP/Castrol
"This was a great course. It provided me with extensive information regarding the laws on how to protect myself as well as my company. This will definitely assist me with reviewing and negotiating contracts."
- Cheryl Williams
- Buyer
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
"The course Essential Law for Buyers and Sellers was outstanding. Until now, I have never had a discussion with any of my supervisors about these laws, and I am not sure they even know they exist."
- Steve Stafford
- Purchasing Director
- Lakeview Christian Home
"This again was an excellent review of the laws to be considered when contemplating purchasing or selling of goods...made the understanding of the UCC law clearer and more concise to me. The battle of the forms...showed the major difference between general contract law and the UCC."

- Maribel Delgado
- Global Sourcing Specialist
- Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas
"...I'm truly grateful that you broke down complex and 'foreign" legal language into summaries and explanations that a 'lay' person could readily understand...I absolutely loved the PDFs of real legal cases...I'll be honest in saying that I personally couldn't recommend any improvements upon this course."

- Mike Williamson
- Commodity Manager
- Lend Lease
"Wow, what a course...I definitely feel this course has helped me understand the essential laws I am to uphold as a buyer and protect our company."

- Donna Williams
- Buyer
- Pioneer Surgical Technology
"This course (Essential Law for Buyers and Sellers) was very educational in the different areas of contracts, purchase orders, antitrust and common law."

- Jeff Koerber
- Senior Buyer
- Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
"I have learned quite a few things such as paying more attention to purchase orders going forward."

- David Lee
- Purchasing Agent
- American Student Assistance
This self-running procurement law class is attended via the Internet. They require up to two or three continuous hours of attendance. Students are initially contacted by email with instructions on how to take the online purchasing law course for which they have registered. Students may attend the seller and buyer course at any time during the day. This makes the procurement law class more convenient for students. All materials are included in the price of the course and will be available online while attending classes. This online purchasing law course is nonrefundable. Instructions for these courses are usually sent within a few days of registration. Normally, the Society likes to see these types of courses completed within a month of having sent out the instructions. If too much time elapses without this procurement law class being completed the student may have to register for it again.

It is each student's responsibility to contact the Society if instructions are not received within the time frames listed above. Failure to do so may result in additional fees. Students can contact the Society at 630-859-0250 or at


Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Your Price: $154.00