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BLAW 3100 - Business Law

Business Law Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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

$696.56 - $705.79 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2019

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 54915

Tue Apr 30 - Sat Jul 27 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 30 - Jul 27 Online
Jun 12 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE06 Rm. 203
Jul 24 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE06 Rm. 207

Instructor

Lori Becker

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$696.56

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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. 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
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 21183

Mon May 27 - Mon Jul 22 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 27 - Jul 22 Mon/Wed 13:30 - 17:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2020
Jul 08 Mon 13:30 - 17:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 202

Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course Outline

Cost

$703.70

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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 21182

Tue May 28 - Thu Jul 18 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 28 - Jul 18 Tue/Thu 09:00 - 12:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2009
Jul 18 Thu 09:00 - 12:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2030

Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course Outline

Cost

$703.70

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. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 66249

Mon Jun 17 - Wed Aug 14 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 17 - Aug 14 Mon/Wed 08:30 - 12:00 DTC Rm. 635

Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course Outline

Cost

$696.56

Notes

  1. No Classes on July 1 and Aug 5

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

In Progress

Fall 2019

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 31897

Tue Sep 03 - Sat Nov 30 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 30 Online
Oct 16 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE06 Rm. 109
Nov 27 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE06 Rm. 109

Instructor

Lori Becker

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$697.22

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.

Four seats remaining as of Jul 16, 2019 11:25 am PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 30807

Tue Sep 03 - Tue Dec 03 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Dec 03 Tue 17:30 - 21:15 DTC Rm. 830

Instructor

Dean Palmer

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$697.22

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

Full

CRN 31770

Tue Sep 03 - Sat Nov 30 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 30 Online
Oct 16 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE06 Rm. 109
Nov 27 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE06 Rm. 109

Instructor

Lori Becker

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$697.22

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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 30809

Wed Sep 04 - Wed Dec 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 11 Wed 18:30 - 22:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 209

Instructor

Gary Poon

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$705.79

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

Full

CRN 30810

Wed Sep 04 - Wed Dec 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 11 Wed 17:30 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 830

Instructor

Barry Galbraith

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$697.22

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

Full

CRN 30811

Thu Sep 05 - Thu Dec 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Dec 12 Thu 18:30 - 22:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 103

Instructor

Barry Galbraith

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$705.79

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

Full

CRN 31284

Sat Sep 14 - Sat Nov 16 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 16 Sat 09:00 - 17:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2590

Instructor

Bill Duncan

Course Outline

Cost

$705.79

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. No classes on Saturday October 12 and November 9

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings 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

  1. Accounting
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Broadcast and Media Communications - Radio
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Broadcast and Media Communications - Television
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Business Administration
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  6. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  7. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  8. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  9. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  10. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  11. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  12. Business Management (Advanced Placement – Degree/Diploma entry)
    Full-time   Diploma
  13. Business Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  14. Business Management - Advanced Diploma
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma
  15. Finance
    Full-time   Diploma
  16. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  17. Financial Management (Financial Planning)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  18. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  19. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  20. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  21. Financial Planning
    Full-time   Diploma
  22. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate
  23. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  24. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  25. Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  26. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  27. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  28. Marketing Management (Entrepreneurship Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  29. Marketing Management (General Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  30. Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  31. Marketing Management (Professional Real Estate Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  32. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  33. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  34. Marketing Management - Retail Marketing Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  35. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Part-time   Certificate
  36. Media Techniques for Business
    Part-time   Certificate
  37. Professional Accounting
    Part-time   Advanced Diploma
  38. Project Management
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  39. 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 2019

Books for Spring/Summer 2019 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.

PT

Business Law In Canada + Myblawlab & Etext, Loose Leaf Version
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Looseleaf
ISBN 978-0-13462-837-0
Price $114.95
Choose One

Business Law In Canada + Mybuslawlab W. Etext
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-13449-652-8
Price $0.00
Choose One

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Cei Digital : Business Law In Canada Mybuslawlab W. Etext
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13431-071-8
Price $75.00
Choose One

PT 65274 (PALMER)

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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 $95.00
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.

Business Law In Canada + Myblawlab & Etext, Loose Leaf Version
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Looseleaf
ISBN 978-0-13462-837-0
Price $114.95
Choose One

Image not available
Cei Digital : Business Law In Canada Mybuslawlab W. Etext
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13431-071-8
Price $75.00
Choose One

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.

Business Law In Canada + Myblawlab & Etext, Loose Leaf Version
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Looseleaf
ISBN 978-0-13462-837-0
Price $114.95
Choose One

Image not available
Cei Digital : Business Law In Canada Mybuslawlab W. Etext
Author Yates
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13431-071-8
Price $75.00
Choose One

Fall 2019

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