MGMT360

Business Law

Learn the laws that are relevant to starting a new business or managing an existing business in Canada. You will explore the history, workings and interpretations of the Canadian legal system and the laws related to various business ownership structures. You will also learn how to create contracts and mitigate contract breaches, and discover various ways to resolve contractual or employment-related disputes. Specific topics include: torts, contracts, negotiable instruments, forms of business organizations and credit transactions, intellectual property, rights infringement and property loss or damage.

Overview

Location: Online
Duration: 12 weeks
Tuition: $649
Can be applied to:
Business Management Certificate
Risk Management Certificate

Upcoming Offerings

Register for a course at any time, with the option to apply to the Business Management Certificate program later. 

Start Date
Schedule
Location
Instructor
Cost
Seats
Available
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Start DateWed, Sep 13, 2023
Schedule
  • Wed, Sep 13, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Wed, Sep 20, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Wed, Sep 27, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Wed, Oct 4, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Wed, Oct 11, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Wed, Oct 18, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Wed, Oct 25, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Wed, Nov 1, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Wed, Nov 8, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Wed, Nov 15, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Wed, Nov 22, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Wed, Nov 29, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
LocationOnline
InstructorPooja Lekhi
Cost$649.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister

What you will learn

After completing this course, you’ll be able to do the following:

  • Explore the history of laws and law making in Canada as it relates to business law
  • Apply legal principles to drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts in Canada 
  • Assess appropriate ownership structures for starting and operating a new business in Canada 
  • Examine intellectual property guidelines in order to protect ideas and property 
  • Analyze principles of wrongful acts or infringement of rights of a person or business in order to determine appropriate remedies 

How you will learn and be evaluated

  • Prepare to spend 6–10 hours per week on coursework
  • Expect readings and other assignments on a weekly basis
  • Plan to access the course at least once every few days to keep up with your work and class discussions

You will be evaluated on:

  • Assignments
  • Exams
  • Individual or group projects
  • Participation and attendance

Learning Materials

Course fees do not include textbooks. We will provide additional course materials online.

Required textbook:

Yates, R.A., Bereznicki-Korol, T., Clarke, T., Palmer, D.A. Business Law in Canada, 12th edition. Pearson. Available as an e-book from the publisher

Technical Requirements

For online courses, you will need a computer with audio and microphone that is connected to the internet. Canvas is the online system that will be used for the course. For more information and online support, visit Online Learning.

Professional development credits

This course may meet the requirements for the following designation(s):