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
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Jan 18, 2022 to Apr 18, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $625.00
  • Preet Saini
Reading List / Textbook

This course uses a digital textbook format. Digital textbook access may be purchased from the University of Calgary Bookstore.

Title: Business Law in Canada
Edition: 12th
Authors: Yates, Richard A., Bereznicki-Korol, Teresa, Clarke, Trevor
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 978-0135307038

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Delivery format may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

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 notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

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

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