Business Law for Non Lawyers Course


Professionals make decisions every day on behalf of their organizations. A good number of those transactions take place without a full appreciation of the nature and scope of the obligations. In addition, some of the agreements that are drafted following such decisions are either not properly crafted or crafted without fully considering the surround legal environment, thereby resulting in confusion and difficulty in fulfilling the mutual obligations. This course is consequently designed to enhance the professional development of the participants that have no legal background with key legal issues in business processes in understanding the impact of various facets of business law on their transactions. This will be achieved through simplified coverage of relevant elements of contract law, law of torts, consumer protection law, competition law, employment law and law relating to business.

The course is therefore designed to give participants the knowledge, understanding, practical skills and fundamental grounding in the key areas of business law that are important for working in both the corporate and statutory environments of today.


5 Days

Who Should Attend

Business owners, marketing managers, business development managers, contract managers, project managers, office managers, purchasing personnel, city/town assembly projects supervisors, subcontractors.


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Face to Face Schedules By Location
Nairobi Schedules:
Code Date Duration Location Fees
BLL001 16 Oct 2023 - 20 Oct 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
BLL001 20 Nov 2023 - 24 Nov 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
BLL001 18 Dec 2023 - 22 Dec 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
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Virtual Trainer Led Schedules
Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for a virtual schedule.

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for E-Learning course.

Course Objectives

  • Appreciate how the law regulates business behavior;
  • Understand the key issues concerning contract formation including offer acceptance and apply this to factual scenarios;
  • Comprehend the key terminology used in contracts.
  • Grasp and analyse the structure and key provisions of a contract;
  • Understand how to use contracts to manage business process and risk;
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of tortious liability principles;
  • Analyse the key torts that organizations may be liable for following wrongful acts by their employees;
  • Understand the practical impacts of consumer, competition and employment law on your business operations;
  • Comprehend the key business organisations (companies and partnerships), how they are structured and regulated.

Course Outline

• Overview of the legal system and sources of business law;
• Fundamental principles of law of contract;
• Elements of a valid contract;
• Terms and conditions of contracts;
• Law of torts and business-related torts;
• Consumer protection regulatory framework;
• Business competition regulatory framework;
• Key aspects of employment law;
• Business structure and organizations.

Course Administration Details:


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected] or [email protected]


Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 , +250 789621067 ,or mail [email protected] or [email protected]



Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected] or [email protected]

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