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BLAW 3100 - Business Law

Business Law Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. Spring and Summer PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

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

$710.50 - $721.10 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2020

Below are five offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 65275

Wed Apr 15 - Wed Jul 15 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 15 - Jul 15 Wed 17:30 - 21:35 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course Outline

Cost

$710.50

Notes

  1. No classes on July 1

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 66568

Mon Apr 20 - Mon Jul 20 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 20 - Jul 20 Mon 18:00 - 22:05 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Izelde Van Jaarsveld

Course Outline

Cost

$719.07

Notes

  1. No class on May 18th.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 21183

Mon May 25 - Mon Jul 20 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 25 - Jul 20 Mon/Wed 13:30 - 16:50 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course Outline

Cost

$719.07

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 1

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 21182

Tue May 26 - Thu Jul 16 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 26 - Jul 16 Tue/Thu 09:00 - 12:20 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course Outline

Cost

$719.07

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.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 66249

Mon Jun 15 - Wed Aug 12 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 15 - Aug 12 Mon/Wed 08:30 - 11:50 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course Outline

Cost

$710.50

Notes

  1. No Classes on July 1 and Aug 3

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Fall 2020

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 30807

Tue Sep 08 - Tue Dec 01 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 01 Tue 17:30 - 21:35 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Dean Palmer

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$711.10

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 31770

Tue Sep 08 - Sat Dec 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 05 Online
Oct 21 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Online Delivery
Dec 02 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Lori Becker

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$710.70

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  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. The midterm and final exams will take place at the Burnaby campus. Students will be permitted to use a proctor to write their exams if they live outside of Metro Vancouver.
  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 full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 31897

Tue Sep 08 - Sat Dec 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 05 Online
Oct 21 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Online Delivery
Dec 02 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Lori Becker

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$710.70

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  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. Midterm and Final examinations will take place in person on the Burnaby campus. Proctors are required for students living outside of the lower mainland.
  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 full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 30809

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 09 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Wed 18:00 - 22:05 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Gary Poon

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$721.10

Notes

  1. No class on Wednesday November 11

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 30810

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 09 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Wed 17:30 - 21:35 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$711.10

Notes

  1. No class on Wednesday November 11

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 30811

Thu Sep 10 - Thu Dec 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 03 Thu 18:00 - 22:05 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Izelde Van Jaarsveld

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$721.10

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 31284

Sat Sep 12 - Sat Nov 14 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 14 Sat 09:00 - 15:40 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$721.10

Notes

  1. Students are to read chapters 2 and 3 of the textbook, 11th edition by Yates, prior to the first class. The 10th edition is acceptable, however, contact the instructor if you purchase that edition. Students are to read chapters 2 and 3 of the textbook, 12th edition by Yates, prior to the first class. No classes on Saturday October 10

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

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 + Media

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

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 Science

Books & Supplies

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

Spring/Summer 2020

Books for Spring/Summer 2020 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.

Image not available
Cei Digital: Revel For Business Law In Canada, 12Th Cdn Ed
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13530-703-8
Price $93.95
Required

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
Cei Digital: Revel For Business Law In Canada, 12Th Cdn Ed
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13530-703-8
Price $93.95
Required

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

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
Cei Digital: Revel For Business Law In Canada, 12Th Cdn Ed
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13530-703-8
Price $93.95
Required

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