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.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of TMGT 7133 for the Fall 2022 term.
Mon Nov 07 - Mon Dec 05 (5 weeks)
- 5 weeks
- CRN 32287
Class meeting times
|Nov 07 - Dec 05||Mon||18:30 - 21:30||Online|
Izelde van Jaarsveld
- Internet delivery format.
- 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 has mandatory virtual classroom sessions on Mondays, 1830-2130 (PST). This course forms part of the Bachelor of Technology in TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT degree program. Be sure to log in to The Learning Hub before your first session so you know how to attend. Information regarding required course readings (including purchasing instructions if applicable) will be released at the discretion of your instructor on The Learning Hub course instance. 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).
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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.
Effective as of Winter 2015
Law for Intelligence-based Business (TMGT 7133) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
- Geographic Information Systems
Advanced Diploma Part-time
- Geographic Information Systems
Bachelor of Technology Full-time/Part-time
School of Transportation
- Technology Management
Bachelor of Technology Part-time
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