Commercial Law

    EXMGT 5566 is offered this fall:

This course will pro­vide an intro­duc­tion to the Cana­di­an legal sys­tem with empha­sis on legal prob­lems affect­ing the admin­is­tra­tion of busi­ness enter­pris­es. Focus will be on the law of contracts.

Course at a glance
  • Fully online course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Learn through lectures and lively discussions, as you broaden your network and apply the course content to the context of your own work or organization and explore its implications for your professional practice.
  • Aimed at beginning to mid-career individuals interested in acquiring new workplace skills, this course will also benefit prospective or aspiring managers ready to take the next step in their careers.
What you will learn

  • Acquire a theoretical base in commercial law, focusing on identifying and solving realistic legal problems that occur in the workplace.
  • Undertake an extensive study of the law of contracts, with specific emphasis on the law relating to the formation of contracts, complaints about performance in contracts, obtaining relief from breaches of contract, and collecting payment under contracts.
  • Explore issues related to non-contractual liability as you study the law relating to intentional torts such as fraud, conversion of goods, defamation, imitation of business markings, and interference with land use.
  • Understand the law of negligence both from a business and a professional liability perspective.
  • Discuss the legal relationships within business and review the structures of sole proprietorship, partnership and the limited partnership and corporations and how business raises capital in the legal environment.
  • Examine business lending and borrowing practices dealing with the granting of security and its enforcement, as well as problems arising from the law respecting negotiable instruments and guarantees.

Offered:

Take note:
  • This is a graded course; assessment activities may include exams, projects, presentations, journals, or research papers.
  • Refer to the course syllabus for details on activities and assignments.
  • A textbook is required for this course; further information will be provided in the course syllabus.
  • Additional learning materials are provided through eClass at no additional cost.
Sep 15, 2021Dec 1, 2021
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm MT

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

Sundays

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

39 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Andrew Hladyshevsky

Your Instructor

Andrew HladyshevskyID: andrew-hladyshevsky

Textbook

Required

Yates

Business Law In Canada

12 edition

ISBN 9780135307038


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 39 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: may be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
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    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until September 15, 2021. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • This is a graded course; assessment activities may include exams, projects, presentations, journals, or research papers.
  • Refer to the course syllabus for details on activities and assignments.
  • A textbook is required for this course; further information will be provided in the course syllabus.
  • Additional learning materials are provided through eClass at no additional cost.
Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

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EXMGT 5566 is offered this fall: