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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.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$739.53 - $778.12 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of BLAW 3100 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 30810

Duration

Wed Sep 14 - Wed Dec 07 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 30810
  • $739.53
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Wed 17:30 - 21:35 Downtown DTC Rm. 830
Instructor

Praveen Sandhu

Course outline

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Credits

4

Cost

$739.53

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 30811

Duration

Thu Sep 15 - Thu Dec 08 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 30811
  • $752.39
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 08 Thu 18:00 - 22:05 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 3170
Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course outline

View

Credits

4

Cost

$752.39

Important information
  1. No classes on September 30 & November 11.
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.

Winter 2023

Below are seven offerings of BLAW 3100 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 11632

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Wed Mar 29 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 11632
  • $739.53
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 29 Wed 17:30 - 21:35 Downtown DTC Rm. 830
Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Cost

$739.53

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.
Status

CRN 11636

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Wed Mar 29 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 11636
  • $752.39
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 29 Wed 18:00 - 22:05 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 204
Instructor

Karla Gonzalez

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Cost

$752.39

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. This is a Hybrid/blended course that has both online synchronous and in-classroom meetings. The online synchronous weeks require regular attendance to scheduled lectures and provides real-time interaction with your instructor and classmates. In-classroom meetings are conventional on campus face-to-face format. Both the online synchronous meetings and in-classroom meetings are held on the same day and time each week. Campus and room location are as noted on the course registration information above. This Hybrid/blended course has more than 50% of the prescribed meeting time as “on campus in-classroom” and is therefore eligible for International Students to use as part of their “in-classroom” program requirement.
Status

CRN 41388

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Sat Apr 01 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 41388
  • $778.12
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 01 N/A N/A Online
Feb 18 Sat 13:30 - 14:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 205
Apr 01 Sat 13:30 - 14:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 205
Instructor

Izelde van Jaarsveld

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Cost

$778.12

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. 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 Burnaby 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 busapts@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

CRN 85330

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Sat Mar 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 85330
  • $752.39
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 25 N/A N/A Online
Feb 18 Sat 11:00 - 12:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 207
Mar 25 Sat 11:00 - 12:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 207
Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Cost

$752.39

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. Students must submit e-mail 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. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates. 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 requires that exams be written in person. If a student is unable to attend exams at the Burnaby 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 busapts@bcit.ca. Please note that the student will be responsible for covering the cost of writing the exam with the Test Centre.
Status

CRN 16879

Duration

Thu Jan 05 - Thu Mar 30 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 16879
  • $752.39
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 30 Thu 18:00 - 22:05 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2620
Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Cost

$752.39

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.
Status

CRN 87292

Duration

Thu Jan 05 - Thu Mar 30 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 87292
  • $739.53
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 30 Thu 17:30 - 21:35 Downtown DTC Rm. 830
Instructor

Praveen Sandhu

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Cost

$739.53

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.
Status

CRN 11634

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Apr 04 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 11634
  • $752.39
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Tue 18:00 - 22:05 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 309
Instructor

Dean Palmer

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Cost

$752.39

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.
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 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

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