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International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Presents a practical study of Canadian business law, including the legal and administrative systems, torts, contracts, sale of goods and consumer protection, employment, business organizations, and intellectual property. Participation in this course, taught by lawyers, prepares you to recognize and feel comfortable with the legal aspects of doing business. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

4.0

Domestic fees

$767.41 - $794.08 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are five offerings of BLAW 3100 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 11632

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Wed Mar 27 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 11632
  • Domestic fees $767.84
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 27 Wed 17:30 - 21:35 Downtown DTC Rm. 830
Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course outline

View

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$767.84

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

In Progress and Full

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

CRN 11636

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Wed Mar 27 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 11636
  • Domestic fees $781.59
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 27 Wed 18:00 - 22:05 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 204
Instructor

Karla Gonzalez

Course outline

View

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$781.59

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 41388

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Sat Mar 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 41388
  • Domestic fees $794.08
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 23 N/A N/A Online
Feb 17 Sat 13:30 - 14:20 Downtown DTC Rm. 810
Mar 23 Sat 13:30 - 14:20 Downtown DTC Rm. 810
Instructor

Izelde van Jaarsveld

Course outline

View

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$794.08

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Students must submit email address when registering. This course requires all students to write their midterms and final exam in person at the above dates/times/locations. 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. This course requires that exams be written in person. If a student is unable to attend exams at the DTC campus, there will be no accommodations made by the instructor but the student may book an exam with a local college or university test centre on a date approved by the department. For details, please contact Kim_Petkov@bcit.ca. Please note that the student will be responsible for covering the cost of writing the exam with the Test Centre. 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
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 85330

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Sat Mar 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 85330
  • Domestic fees $767.84
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 23 N/A N/A Online
Feb 17 Sat 11:00 - 12:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 810
Mar 23 Sat 11:00 - 12:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 810
Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course outline

View

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$767.84

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Students must submit email address when registering. This course requires all students to write their midterms and final exam in person at the above dates/times/locations. 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. This course requires that exams be written in person. If a student is unable to attend exams at the DTC campus, there will be no accommodations made by the instructor but the student may book an exam with a local college or university test centre on a date approved by the department. For details, please contact Kim_Petkov@bcit.ca. Please note that the student will be responsible for covering the cost of writing the exam with the Test Centre. 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
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 16879

Duration

Thu Jan 04 - Thu Mar 28 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 16879
  • Domestic fees $781.59
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 28 Thu 18:00 - 22:05 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2620
Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course outline

View

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$781.59

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

In Progress

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

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are seven offerings of BLAW 3100 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 27456

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Sat Jul 06 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 27456
  • Domestic fees $767.41
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jul 06 N/A N/A Online
May 25 Sat 13:30 - 14:15 Downtown DTC Rm. 635
Jul 06 Sat 13:30 - 14:15 Downtown DTC Rm. 635
Instructor

Izelde van Jaarsveld

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$767.41

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 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. If the student has a conflict between one or more exams and another course (or work schedule), there will be no accommodations made by the instructor, but the student may book an exam with BCIT Test Centre (www.bcit.ca/test-centre/) on a date approved by the department. Please note that the student will be responsible for covering the cost of writing the exam with the Test Centre. If you have any questions about the course, please contact the instructor, Izelde van Jaarsveld (izelde_van_jaarsveld@bcit.ca) directly prior to registering. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. 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
Status

Seats Available

1 seat remaining as of Sat March 2, 2024 at 11:02 pm (PST). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 54915

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Sat Jul 06 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 54915
  • Domestic fees $767.41
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jul 06 N/A N/A Online
May 25 Sat 12:00 - 13:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 635
Jul 06 Sat 12:00 - 13:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 635
Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$767.41

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 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. If the student has a conflict between one or more exams and another course (or work schedule), there will be no accommodations made by the instructor, but the student may book an exam with BCIT Test Centre (www.bcit.ca/test-centre/) on a date approved by the department. Please note that the student will be responsible for covering the cost of writing the exam with the Test Centre. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. 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
Status

CRN 66568

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Sat Jul 06 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 66568
  • Domestic fees $767.41
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jul 06 N/A N/A Online
May 25 Sat 13:30 - 14:15 Downtown DTC Rm. 635
Jul 06 Sat 13:30 - 14:15 Downtown DTC Rm. 635
Instructor

Izelde van Jaarsveld

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$767.41

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 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. If the student has a conflict between one or more exams and another course (or work schedule), there will be no accommodations made by the instructor, but the student may book an exam with BCIT Test Centre (www.bcit.ca/test-centre/) on a date approved by the department. Please note that the student will be responsible for covering the cost of writing the exam with the Test Centre. If you have any questions about the course, please contact the instructor, Izelde van Jaarsveld (izelde_van_jaarsveld@bcit.ca) directly prior to registering. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. 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
Status

CRN 25944

Duration

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jul 03 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 25944
  • Domestic fees $767.41
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jul 03 Wed 18:00 - 22:05 Downtown DTC Rm. 795
Instructor

Karla Gonzalez

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$767.41

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Students MUST attend all classes. Instructor will not accept any student after the first day of class. HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

CRN 21182

Duration

Tue May 21 - Thu Jul 11 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 21182
  • Domestic fees $781.16
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 21 - Jul 11 Tue, Thu 09:00 - 12:20 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 112
Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$781.16

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

CRN 21183

Duration

Mon May 27 - Mon Jul 22 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 21183
  • Domestic fees $781.16
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 27 - Jul 22 Mon, Wed 13:30 - 16:50 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 112
Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$781.16

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. No class July 1 HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

CRN 66249

Duration

Wed Jun 12 - Wed Jul 31 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 66249
  • Domestic fees $767.41
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 12 - Jul 31 Wed 10:00 - 17:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 481
Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$767.41

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

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.
  • Describe the basic principles of tort law, with a focus on torts that arise in the business context, including product and professional liability, and the available defences.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of contract law, including enforcement and discharging, with special focus on marketing communications, implied consent, contests, SPAM and social media advertising.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of intellectual property, infringement and remedies, especially on copyright, trademarks and industrial design.
  • Explain the legal obligations in sales transactions, consumer rights, and the prohibitions against deceptive marketing and trade practices.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of privacy and data protection for marketing.
  • Think critically and recognize the potential for, and ways to avoid legal issues as they arise in business transactions.
  • Demonstrate use of accurate legal language for effective communication with legal advisors.

Effective as of Fall 2023

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