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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

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

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Type
Class
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 22, 2020 to Apr 15, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $625.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Business Law in Canada
Edition: 11th
Authors: Richard Yates, Theresa Bereznicki-Korol and Trevor Clarke
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 978-0133847130

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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