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TMGT 7133 - Law for Intelligence-based Business

Technology Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

The purpose of this course is to help those working in complicated technologically intense businesses, and especially those involved in technology management, to understand and to function within that legal environment. To this end, we will look at the nature of the legal system as well as its institutions generally, and will also look at selected areas of law vital to the functioning of Canadian business. The course will also relate law to modern business practice, especially in the field of ethics.

Credits

1.0

Cost

$296.52

Fall 2015

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2015 term.

CRN 32287

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Oct 19 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
      Online

Instructor

Dean Palmer

Course Outline

Cost

$296.52

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course forms part of the Bachelor of Technology in TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT degree program. You may proceed to register for this course online, or by contacting Student Information and Enrollment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 or 1-866-434-1610 Toll-Free (Canada and US only). Please click on the following link for IMPORTANT DETAILED INFORMATION regarding this course. www.bcit.ca/files/transportation/pdf/tmgt7133de_instructor.pdf
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

One seat remaining as of Jul 6, 2015 11:47 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the candidate will be able to:

  • describe the Canadian legal system and explain how it works.
  • discuss the history and major sources of Canadian law.
  • describe the provincial and federal court structures and outline the judicial process involved when a dispute is taken to court.
  • trace the development of the Canadian constitution including the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and discuss its impact on our technologically based society.
  • identify the legal concepts and rules associated with specific areas of law including torts, contracts, secured transactions, employment and agency, partnership and corporations, negotiable instruments and intellectual property.
  • describe the legal means of protecting technological innovations including licensing of use.
  • explain how the law and legal process relate to ethical and moral considerations in business.
  • display an understanding of the impact of environmental statutes and laws on business activities.
  • discuss the practical implications of corporate responsibility.

Related Programs

TMGT 7133 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

School of Transportation

  1. Technology Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology

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