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BMC 117 Business Law

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Course Description

If you are looking for a practical guide to understanding legal issues that often arise in the world of business and commercial transactions, this course is for you.  Topics include the law of contract, the legal and practical structure of business organizations, agency and vicarious liability, the law of limitations, the law of negligence, and an overview of the legal system in Canada.

Course Details


  • Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Have a good general understanding of the legal process;
  • Identify and analyze the elements necessary to form a valid contract, factors which may affect the contractual relationship and finally, understand how contractual obligations come to an end;
  • Assess the basic forms of business ownership (partnership, corporation, sole proprietorship);
  • Have knowledge of limitations of actions; and understand the obligations that occur in an employment and agency relationship

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 117 - 024 Business Law  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
Class:   Wed 6:00PM - 9:00PM
18 Jan 2017 to 12 Apr 2017
Number of Sessions: 13 Sessions
Hours: 40.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $595.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Campus: Downtown
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Hazel Saffery
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Required Textbook

Title: Business Law in Canada

Edition: 10

Authors: Richard Yates, Theresa Bereznicki-Korol and Trevor Clarke

Publisher: Pearson

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  Section Notes:  

If your desired course section is full, please check if another section is available for registration or add your name to the waitlist as sections are often added based on demand.


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