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BLAW 3100 - Business Law

Business Law Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$699.58 - $736.41 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are five offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 31770

Tue Sep 07 - Sat Dec 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 04 Online
Oct 20 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Distance SW01 Rm. 3170
Dec 01 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Distance SE06 Rm. 203

Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course Outline

Cost

$699.58

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.
  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 in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 48515

Tue Sep 07 - Sat Dec 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 04 Online
Oct 20 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Distance
Dec 01 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Distance

Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course Outline

Cost

$699.58

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.
  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 in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 30811

Thu Sep 09 - Thu Dec 16 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Thu 18:00 - 22:05 BBY SW01 Rm. 3170

Instructor

Barry Galbraith

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$736.41

Notes

  1. No classes on September 30 & November 11.
  2. 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 in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 30807

Tue Sep 14 - Tue Dec 07 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Tue 17:30 - 21:35 DTC DTC Rm. 830

Instructor

Barry Galbraith

Course Outline

Cost

$724.98

Notes

  1. 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 in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 30810

Wed Sep 15 - Wed Dec 08 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 08 Wed 17:30 - 21:35 DTC DTC Rm. 830

Instructor

Barry Galbraith

Course Outline

Cost

$724.98

Notes

  1. 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 in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

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

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