2023-2024 / DROI1911-1



30h Th, 10h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in management (60 ECTS) (Business Management and Law)4 crédits 


Christine Biquet, Jean-Michel Kumbu Ki Ngimbi

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This lecture is taught at the USC Kinshasa. It is divided in two parts. The first part is taught by  Professor KUMBU KI NGIMBI and is devoted the basic rules of contract law. The second part is taught by Prof. Christine Biquet and will consist in the resolution of cases as well as in the analysis of contract clauses.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The purpose of the lecture, and more specially of the second part, is to enable the students to have a pratical approach to some concepts of contract law, and to identify, when drafting or assessing the performance of a contract, the issues that could give rise to a dispute or to a solution contrary to their own interests or to their clients' interests.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

For the second part, the students are invited to prepare the practical cases that will be provided to them before the lectures. Hence, there will be able to propose themselves their solutions to the cases, that will be then discussed and/or adapted during the lectures.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)


Recommended or required readings

In addition to the bibliography quoted by Prof. KUMBU, cf. Kalongo Mbikayi, Les Obligations, Kinshasa, Editions Universitaires Africaines, 2012, 510p.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam

Additional information:

For the second part of the lecture : written exam - resolution of practical cases. The students are invited to identify the questions, to justify their solution and to provide a coherent reasoning.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Lecture given at the USC Kinshasa


Association of one or more MOOCs