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Practical Perspectives on Law for Business

Topic:Business Management

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    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. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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