Business Planning

Section 1, Spring 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 20/64
Credits: 2
Days* Time Room Start Date End Date
  • TR
  • 1130-1330
  • SL258
01/24/2023 03/02/2023
*“R” means Thursday

Course Description

While many courses address the legal aspects of particular corporate law topics, this course will focus on thinking strategically to address business planning issues of start-ups or closely held companies. Strategic decisions will include choice of entity and change in entity as growth continues, raising debt/equity capital, and corporate growth opportunities. The objective of this course it to make you a trusted advisor in counseling your clients through the strategic legal and business issues.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Final Type (if any): Flex
Description: Flex exam to be administered via EXPO at end of course with answers due to be uploaded to EXPO by March 12th (details to be announced).

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: (Corporations (6103) OR Corporations (Law & Business) (6109)) Also, Financial Accounting and Corporate Finance (in college, law school, or from work experience) are encouraged. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*If “Yes,” then students are required to submit a substantial research paper in this course, which means students do not need to submit any form to SRO for this paper to meet their upper-level writing requirement. If “No,” then students must submit a “special request” e-form to SRO (available via LawWeb) no later than five weeks after the start of the term for a paper in this class to be counted toward the upper-level writing requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Thursday, February 23, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Saturday, March 04, 11:59 PM