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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6:00PM to 9:00PM
Jan 17, 2023 to Apr 11, 2023
Schedule and Location
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $625.00
  • Preet Saini
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Business Law in Canada
Edition: 12th
Authors: Yates, Richard A., Bereznicki-Korol, Teresa, Clarke, Trevor
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 978-0135307038
Section Notes

Delivery format and health protocols 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 the 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 seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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