7 Class Hours

Instructor: John Norwood

This course provides a detailed look at the law affecting banks and bank operations. The course begins with an overview of law and the legal system and then proceeds to the following topics:

Contracts under common law and the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Negotiable Instruments under Articles Three and Four of the UCC, Secured Transactions under Article Nine of the UCC, and Bankruptcy. Emphasis is on the practical application of established legal principles.

Upon completion of this course, students will better:

  • Understand the nature of business law and its practical application in banking
  • Avoid legal problems caused by a misunderstanding of the applicable law
  • Understand the legal process and its impact on banking

Annual School Session

First Year Core Course

General Management & Technology Track