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Ch 9: Government Regulation on Business: Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Government Regulation on Business chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach about government regulation on business in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Government Regulation on Business chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

DayTopicsKey Terms and Concepts Covered
MondayU.S. regulatory agencies in business;
Costs and benefits of business regulations
Names of regulatory agencies, what they do;
Examples of how various industries are impacted by regulation
Tuesday The Federal Register;
Regulatory impact analysis
Definition of the Federal Register, process of obtaining regulatory information;
Relationship of the Federal Register, regulations.gov and regulatory impact analysis
Wednesday The rule making process;
Types of regulation, privatization and deregulation
How rules are formulated, including the role of Congress;
Differences and similarities among cross-subsidization, cost-of-service regulation, privatization and deregulation
Thursday Advisory panels How businesses influence government advisory panels and committees
Friday Business strategies for influencing Congress and regulatory agenciesWays businesses attempt to sway Congress, such as through lobbying, campaign contributions and testimony before committees

8 Lessons in Chapter 9: Government Regulation on Business: Lesson Plans
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Major U.S. Federal Regulatory Agencies in Business: Types, Functions & Authority

1. Major U.S. Federal Regulatory Agencies in Business: Types, Functions & Authority

In order to ensure that U.S. corporations are maintaining ethical business practices, the federal government has established regulatory agencies to protect employees, customers and the general public. This lesson explores major regulatory agencies and their functions.

The Cost and Benefits of Regulation in Business

2. The Cost and Benefits of Regulation in Business

Regulation is often seen as a negative by most American businesses. In this lesson, you will learn both the costs and benefits of regulation in the corporate world.

The Role and Function of the Federal Register

3. The Role and Function of the Federal Register

The role and function of the Federal Register is important to businesses so they may understand how federal regulations are proposed, reviewed, and approved as a final regulation process. In this lesson, learn what the Federal Register is and how it is used.

Regulatory Impact Analysis: Purpose & Relationship to the Federal Register & Regulations.gov

4. Regulatory Impact Analysis: Purpose & Relationship to the Federal Register & Regulations.gov

In this lesson, you will learn about a regulatory impact analysis and how it is essential for all proposed regulations. Each analysis is accessible through the federal register and regulations.gov.

Stages of Rule Making: Congressional Oversight & Enforcement

5. Stages of Rule Making: Congressional Oversight & Enforcement

Federal regulatory agencies are the creators behind the regulations of a congressional law. In this lesson, you will learn the stages of rule making and how Congress oversees the final dispersal of the regulation.

Types of Regulation, Privatization, & Deregulation

6. Types of Regulation, Privatization, & Deregulation

Government can monitor, control and manage business through different types of regulation. In this lesson, you will learn about the two specific categories of regulation and how privatization and deregulation impacts business.

Business' Influence on Advisory Panels & Committees

7. Business' Influence on Advisory Panels & Committees

Business' influence on advisory panels and committees help determine whether proposed regulations are viable or need changes. In addition, there are additional benefits that businesses acquire when offering support to Congress on regulations.

Business Strategies for Influencing Congress & Regulatory Agencies

8. Business Strategies for Influencing Congress & Regulatory Agencies

In this lesson, you will learn business' strategies for influencing Congress and regulatory agencies are campaign contributions, lobbying and grassroots lobbying.

Chapter Practice Exam
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