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BLAW 3100 - Business Law

Business Law Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Presents a practical study of Canadian business law, including the legal and administrative systems, torts, contracts, sale of goods and consumer protection, secured transactions, employment, agency and business organizations. Participation in this course, taught by lawyers, prepares you to recognize and feel comfortable with the legal aspects of doing business.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$669.86 - $670.00 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2017

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Winter 2017 term.

CRN 11638

Sat Jan 07 - Sat Feb 25 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Feb 25 Sat 09:00 - 17:00 BBY SW1 Rm. 2016

Instructor

Bill Duncan

Course Outline

Cost

$669.86

Notes

  1. Due to the intensive and interactive nature of this course students are required to attend all classes.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 11634

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Apr 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SE12 Rm. 312

Instructor

Barry Galbraith

Course Outline

Cost

$669.86

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 11635

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Apr 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Tue 17:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 820

Instructor

Gary Poon

Course Outline

Cost

$669.86

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 41388

Tue Jan 10 - Sat Apr 08 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 08 Online
Feb 23 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online SW1 Rm. 3150
Apr 06 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online SW1 Rm. 3150

Instructor

Lori Becker

Course Outline

Cost

$669.86

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Mid-term and Final Exam dates noted above are on campus. Proctors may be arranged by students to invigilate exams outside 100 km from BCIT Burnaby campus. Forms to fill out will be made available on D2L after student has registered. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 82135

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Apr 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Tue 08:30 - 12:20 DTC Rm. 481

Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course Outline

Cost

$669.86

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 11632

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Apr 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 05 Wed 17:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 830

Instructor

Barry Galbraith

Course Outline

Cost

$669.86

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 11636

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Apr 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 05 Wed 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SE6 Rm. 207

Instructor

Karla Gonzalez

Course Outline

Cost

$669.86

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 16879

Thu Jan 12 - Thu Apr 06 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Apr 06 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SE6 Rm. 114

Instructor

Barry Galbraith

Course Outline

Cost

$669.86

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2017

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2017 term.

CRN 21180

Tue Apr 11 - Thu Jun 01 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 01 Tue/Thu 17:30 - 21:00 DTC

Instructor

Barry Galbraith

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$670.00

Notes

  1. Due the intensive nature of this course it is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or COMM 1103 to be successful.

CRN 27456

Tue Apr 11 - Sat Jul 08 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jul 08 Online

Instructor

Lori Becker

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$670.00

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 25944

Sat Apr 22 - Sat Jun 24 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 22 - Jun 24 Sat 09:00 - 17:00 DTC

Instructor

Karla Gonzalez

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$670.00

Notes

  1. Since most concepts in this course are new and unfamiliar, students are expected to attend the first day of class to avoid falling behind. Instructor will not accept any student after the first day of class. Due the intensive nature of this course it is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or COMM 1103 to be successful. No classes on May 6 and May 20

CRN 63391

Tue Apr 25 - Thu Jun 15 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 25 - Jun 15 Tue/Thu 08:30 - 12:30 DTC

Instructor

Peter Torn

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$670.00

Notes

  1. Due the intensive nature of this course it is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or COMM 1103 to be successful.

CRN 54915

Tue May 02 - Sat Jul 29 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 02 - Jul 29 Online

Instructor

Lori Becker

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$670.00

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 21182

Tue May 23 - Thu Jul 13 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 23 - Jul 13 Tue/Thu 09:00 - 12:30 BBY SE6 Rm. 209

Instructor

Lori Becker

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$670.00

Notes

  1. Due the intensive nature of this course it is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or COMM 1103 to be successful.

CRN 21183

Mon May 29 - Mon Jul 24 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 29 - Jul 24 Mon/Wed 13:30 - 17:00 BBY SW1 Rm. 2020

Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$670.00

Notes

  1. Due the intensive nature of this course it is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or COMM 1103 to be successful. No classes on July 3

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the historical and constitutional foundations of Canada’s legal system.
  • Describe the structure of the court system and alternate dispute resolution methods including procedural steps required for each method.
  • Differentiate between the various types of intentional torts and negligence claims and applicable defenses for each.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements for an enforceable contract and the factors that may affect it.
  • Contrast the ways a contract may end and the different effect on the parties.
  • Compare different types of business organizations and the resulting rights and obligations arising from each.
  • Explain the legal obligations of employees, employers, agents, fiduciaries and independent contractors.
  • Analyze and compare fundamental legal concepts in relation to real estate and personal property including both tangible and intangible property.
  • Compare and contrast the rights and obligations of creditors and debtors pertaining to various types of credit and security including negotiable instruments, mortgages and bankruptcy.
  • Explain legal obligations in sales transactions.
  • Recognize the potential for, and ways to avoid legal issues as they arise in business transactions including the use of insurance.
  • Use of accurate legal language for effective communication with legal advisors.

Effective as of Winter 2017

Related Programs

BLAW 3100 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Accounting
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Broadcast and Media Communications - Radio
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Broadcast and Media Communications - Television
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Business Administration
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  6. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  7. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  8. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  9. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  10. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  11. Business Management
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma
  12. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  13. Business Management (Advanced Placement – Degree/Diploma entry)
    Full-time   Diploma
  14. Business Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  15. Finance
    Full-time   Diploma
  16. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  17. Financial Management (Financial Planning)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  18. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  19. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  20. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  21. Financial Planning
    Full-time   Diploma
  22. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate
  23. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  24. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  25. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  26. Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  27. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  28. Marketing Management (Entrepreneurship Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  29. Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  30. Marketing Management (Professional Real Estate Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  31. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  32. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  33. Marketing Management - Retail Marketing Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  34. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Part-time   Certificate
  35. Media Techniques for Business
    Part-time   Certificate
  36. Professional Accounting
    Part-time   Advanced Diploma

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Geographic Information Systems
    Full-time/Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology
  2. Geomatics
    Full-time   Bachelor of Technology

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2017

Books for Winter 2017 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Business Law In Canada Mybuslawlab W. Etext
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13431-071-8
Price $99.95
Choose One

Business Law in Canada, Eleventh Canadian Edition Plus MyBusLawLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (11th Edition)
Author Richard A. Yates, Teresa Bereznicki-Korol, Trevor Clarke
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2017
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-13449-652-8
Price $186.95
Choose One

Business Law in Canada, Eleventh Canadian Edition, Loose Leaf Version (11th Edition)
Author Richard A. Yates, Teresa Bereznicki-Korol, Trevor Clarke
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2017
Binding Looseleaf
ISBN 978-0-13431-211-8
Price $109.95
Choose One

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Image not available
Business Law In Canada Mybuslawlab W. Etext
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13431-071-8
Price $99.95
Choose One

Business Law in Canada, Eleventh Canadian Edition Plus MyBusLawLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (11th Edition)
Author Richard A. Yates, Teresa Bereznicki-Korol, Trevor Clarke
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2017
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-13449-652-8
Price $186.95
Choose One

Business Law in Canada, Eleventh Canadian Edition, Loose Leaf Version (11th Edition)
Author Richard A. Yates, Teresa Bereznicki-Korol, Trevor Clarke
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2017
Binding Looseleaf
ISBN 978-0-13431-211-8
Price $109.95
Choose One

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
Business Law In Canada Mybuslawlab W. Etext
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13431-071-8
Price $99.95
Choose One

Business Law in Canada, Eleventh Canadian Edition Plus MyBusLawLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (11th Edition)
Author Richard A. Yates, Teresa Bereznicki-Korol, Trevor Clarke
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2017
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-13449-652-8
Price $186.95
Choose One

Business Law in Canada, Eleventh Canadian Edition, Loose Leaf Version (11th Edition)
Author Richard A. Yates, Teresa Bereznicki-Korol, Trevor Clarke
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2017
Binding Looseleaf
ISBN 978-0-13431-211-8
Price $109.95
Choose One

Spring/Summer 2017

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2017 offerings of this course.

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