Presents a practical study of Canadian business law, including the legal and administrative systems, torts, contracts, sale of goods and consumer protection, secured transactions, employment, agency and business organizations. Participation in this course, taught by lawyers, prepares you to recognize and feel comfortable with the legal aspects of doing business.
$683.55 - $690.69 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates. The midterm and final exams will take place at the Burnaby campus. Students will be permitted to use a proctor to write their exams if they live outside of Metro Vancouver.
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Students are to read chapters 2 and 3 of the textbook, 11th edition by Yates, prior to the first class. The 10th edition is acceptable, however, contact the instructor if you purchase that edition. No class on Saturday October 6
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Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Explain the historical and constitutional foundations of Canada’s legal system.
Describe the structure of the court system and alternate dispute resolution methods including procedural steps required for each method.
Differentiate between the various types of intentional torts and negligence claims and applicable defenses for each.
Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements for an enforceable contract and the factors that may affect it.
Contrast the ways a contract may end and the different effect on the parties.
Compare different types of business organizations and the resulting rights and obligations arising from each.
Explain the legal obligations of employees, employers, agents, fiduciaries and independent contractors.
Analyze and compare fundamental legal concepts in relation to real estate and personal property including both tangible and intangible property.
Compare and contrast the rights and obligations of creditors and debtors pertaining to various types of credit and security including negotiable instruments, mortgages and bankruptcy.
Explain legal obligations in sales transactions.
Recognize the potential for, and ways to avoid legal issues as they arise in business transactions including the use of insurance.
Use of accurate legal language for effective communication with legal advisors.
Effective as of Winter 2017
BLAW 3100 is offered as a part of the following programs: