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DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY – MANILA Working Syllabus COLLEGE: College of Business DEPARTMENT: Commercial Law COURSE CODE: OBLICON (Law

on Obligations and Contracts) CLASS DAYS AND CLASS TIME: Mh TF 1800 PREPARED BY: Atty. Lily Ann M. Padaen COURSE DESCRIPTION: The course deals with the laws on Obligations and Contracts as contained in the New Civil Code of the Philippines. The course will introduce the students to the general concept of obligations, the nature and effect of obligations, the different kinds of obligations, and the modes of extinguishment of obligations. Likewise, the course will present the general concept and the essential requisites of contracts, its forms, reformation, interpretation, and the various defective contracts. The teaching methodology will aim to provide the students conceptual knowledge and basic proficiency in the practical application of the law on obligations and contracts as they relate to business practice and to aid the use of the knowledge to enhance human development and social transformation. The course is divided into fourteen (14) weeks with two (2) meetings per week. Each session lasts for one hour and a half (1 ½). LEARNING OUTCOME (LO): To be able to answer for oneself and to advise others on the basic rights and duties arising from the various sources of obligations, from contracts in particular, in situational problems from everyday personal and business activities. To be able to prepare a simple and basic contract that is sufficient in substance and form. To be able to review, critique, and analyze the validity and efficacy of the terms and conditions stipulated in a simple written contract. FINAL COURSE OUTPUT: As evidence of attaining the above learning outcomes, the students are required to do and submit the following during the term. LEARNING OUTCOME LO: To be able to answer for oneself and to advise others on the basic rights and duties arising from the various sources of obligations, from contracts in particular, in situational problems from everyday personal and business activities. To be able to prepare a simple and basic contract that is sufficient in substance and form. To be able to review, critique, and analyze the validity and efficacy of the terms and conditions stipulated in a simple written contract. Solutions to situational problems/ case analysis. REQUIRED OUTPUT

Drafted contract. Review of the terms/conditions of a simple written contract.

RUBRIC FOR ASSESSMENT:

CRITERIA
Contract Preparation 1.Completene ss (60%) -essential requisites; basic provisions; form 2.Writing Mechanics (30%)

EXEMPLAR Y 4
Complete in all respects; reflects all requirements

SATISFACTOR Y 3
Complete in most respects; reflects most requirements

DEVELOPIN G 2
Incomplete in many respects; reflects few requirements

BEGINNING 1
Incomplete in most respects; does not reflect requirements

RATING

Writing demonstrates sophisticated clarity, conciseness, and correctness; includes thorough

Writing is accomplished in terms of clarity and conciseness and contains only a few errors; includes sufficient details

Writing lacks clarity or conciseness and contains numerous errors; gives insufficient detail and relevant data

Writing is unfocused, rambling, or contains serious errors; lacks detail and relevant data

extremely wellorganized 3. lacks organization and information. identification of the requisites of obligation for each example) (discussion of the remedies of the . the students will be assessed at other times during the term by the following: Quizzes. Neatness and format (10%) and relevant data and information. Creativity in the presentation (20%) TOTAL: OTHER REQUIREMENTS AND ASSESSMENTS: Aside from the final outputs. Makes appropriate and powerful connections between the stipulations in the contract and the concepts studied in the course. Recitation/Class Participation.details and relevant data and information. Presents an incomplete analysis of the contract. Presents an effective analysis of the contract. General Provisions and Nature and Effect WEEK NO. Makes somewhat vague connections between the stipulations in the contract and the concepts studied in the course. To be able to TOPIC Brief introduction to law and the Philippine legal system Obligations. Makes appropriate connections between the stipulations in the contract and the concepts studied in the course. Presents a superficial analysis of the contract. GRADING SYSTEM: The students will be graded according to the following: • • • • • • Quizzes Recitation/ Group work/Presentation Midterms Finals Contract Analysis Contract Preparation Total 20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 100% LEARNING PLAN: LEARNING OUTCOME To be able to identify one’s rights and duties arising from the various sources of obligations in everyday personal and business activities. poorly organized TOTAL: Contract Review 1. 1/2/3 LEARNING ACTIVITIES Lecture Lecture / Research / case study or analysis/ group work/ Class presentations/ summing up/ Quiz (examples of obligations arising from each of the sources. well-organized and information.Analysis and application (80%) Presents an insightful and thorough analysis of the contract. Midterm and Final Examinations. Makes little or no connection between the stipulations in the contract and the concepts studied in the course. 2. and Group Work/Presentations in preparing the Outputs.

General Provisions and Essential Requisites 7/8 Case study/analysis Group work / class summing up/Quiz presentations / Form / Reformation / Interpretation 9 Case study/analysis Group work / class /summing up/Quiz presentations Defective Contracts 10/11 Case study/analysis Group work / class /summing up/Quiz presentations . To exemplify the acquisition of a working knowledge of what makes a contract defective. To be able to answer situational problems from everyday personal and business activities that involve the modes of extinguishme nt of obligations. negligence. delay. To be able to answer situational problems from everyday personal and business activities that involve the different kinds of obligations.identify for oneself and to advise others on the remedies of obligees in cases of failure of the obligor to perform the obligation. To be able to identify for oneself and to advise others when damages may be demanded and collected in cases of contravention of the tenor of the obligation. and fraud. fraud and when damages may be collected for each) Different Kinds of Obligations 4 Case study/analysis Group work /class presentations/ game/ summing up/ Quiz (Discussion on the assigned kinds of obligs and pertinent situational problem for such kinds of obligs) (GAME) Extinguishments of Obligations 5/6 Case study/analysis Group work / class summing up/ Quiz presentations / (each group will be given a situational problem to solve and discuss in class) Contracts. creditor upon failure of debtor to perform his oblig) (discussion of contravention of the tenor of the oblig. To exemplify the acquisition of a working knowledge of the general principles and the essential requisites of a valid contract. To exemplify the acquisition of a working knowledge of the form and basic interpretation of contracts. delay. negligence.

net CLASS POLICIES: Attendance.sc.0. critique. and shall get a grade of 0. . CD Technologies Asia. Inc. The maximum class days that a student may be absent is 5 days. Acts of Dishonesty and Other Violations.judiciary. and analyze the validity and efficacy of the terms and conditions stipulated in a simple written contract.gov. 2 occasions of tardiness constitute 1 absence from class.To be able to prepare a simple and basic contract that is sufficient in substance and form. the student is nevertheless responsible and therefore not excused for missed class activities. Final Grade: The passing grade is 70% Cheating. Students are expected to come to class diligently and on time. Contract Drafting 12 Preparation and submission of a written contract. The students are expected to observe the proper decorum and shall give respect to both his/her professor and classmates. Absence approved and sanctioned by the University shall not be counted against the student. Written Output: All exams.lawphil. To be able to review. Contract Review 13 Review of a written contract Presentation of Output Final Examination Departmental Examination SUGGESTED TEXTBOOK: The Law on Obligations and Contracts By Hector De Leon Latest Edition ONLINE AND ELECTRONIC RESOURCES: Lex Libris. Any form of dishonest and/or improper conduct is extremely prohibited and shall be severely dealt with by the University through the Discipline Office and the Student Handbook. Supreme Court Website www. Any requirement submitted after the specified date and time shall no longer be received and accepted. papers and other written and presentational outputs must be submitted on time or not later than the date and the time specified by the professor.ph Philippines Laws and Jurisprudence Databank www. To exemplify the acquisition of a working knowledge of the basic terms and principles of obligations and contracts. Respect and Decorum. However. Plagiarism. tests and other class requirements.