course-banner-img Business Management-12

Practical Perspectives on Law for Business

Topic:Business Management

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

Register interest
Download PDF for print


  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Duration/Frequency:

    14 hours / 2 days
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

After attending this course, participants will be more aware of practical legal issues relating to starting and/or running a business.

Course Objective

The purpose of this 2-day course on Practical Perspectives on Law for Business is to raise awareness of some common legal issues relating to doing business and to provide a practical perspective (real legal examples and case studies) for new entrepreneurs and business owners.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

1. Explain the legal implications in the registration and winding up of a business.
2. Describe clauses in commercial contracts.
3. Apply aspects on Intellectual property on the business

Topics to be covered

1. Legal aspects of business organisations
2. Commercial contracts clauses and its legal implications.
3. Employment and Tort law
4. Issues on confidentiality 
5. Insolvency, voluntary winding up of business
6. Vitiating factors

Minimum Requirements

Conversant in the English language.

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Entrepreneurs/Business Owners/Business Development Directors and Managers.

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $500.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $450.00 $13.50 $63.50
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $350.00 $13.50 $163.50
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $350.00 $13.50 $163.50
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $450.00 $13.50 $63.50
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $45.00 $545.00

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. For self-sponsored applicant, please click on the “Register” button to apply for the course. You will be directed to STEP portal to manage all your course activities. Please note that you will be prompted to sign in with Singpass/Student ID.
2. For company-sponsored applicant, please approach your company's Human Resource (HR) team to put in the application through the company portal using CorpPass.  You may only apply after receiving the registration link from your company's HR.
3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.
4. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
6. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

7. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

8. The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.  

Courses that may also interest you