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Course Outline
School: Department: Program: Course Title: Course Code: Total Course Hours: Prerequisites/Co-requisites: Eligible for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition: Originated by: Revised by: Date: Effective Semester: BUSINESS LAW

School of Business
Business and Management

60 None

Maureen Williamson Patti Ann Sullivan

September 2012 Fall 2012

Approved by:

________________________________________ Chair, John Harris

Students are expected to know the contents of the course outline and to discuss with the professor any areas where clarification is required. Students should keep all course outlines for each course taken at Centennial College. These may be used to apply for transfer of credit to other educational institutions. A fee may be charged for additional or replacement copies.

Course Name: Business Law


Course Code: BUSN331

Course Description
Business Law is an introductory course which acquaints students with the Canadian Legal System. Emphasis is placed on the law of torts and contracts. The law relating to the activities of business organizations is examined in detail

Course Learning Outcomes
The student will reliably demonstrate the ability to: 1. Participants will have demonstrated knowledge of and be able to explain the Canadian legal system as it applies to tort and contract law. 2. Participants will have demonstrated an ability to apply business case law and statute law to practical business situations.

Essential Employability Skills (EES)
The student will reliably demonstrate the ability to: 1. communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken, and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience. 2. respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication. 3. execute mathematical operations accurately. 4. apply a systematic approach to solve problems. 5. use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems. 6. locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems. 7. analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources. 8. show respect for the diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others. 9. interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals. 10. manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects. 11. take responsibility for one’s own actions, decisions, and consequences

Global Citizenship and Equity (GC&E) Outcomes N/A Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) Process(es): Applicants will: 1. 2. Be interviewed by a course instructor. Successfully complete a comprehensive written examination.

Rev. COLT: May 2010



Course Name: Business Law


Course Code: BUSN331

Text and Other Instructional/Learning Materials
Contemporary Canadian Business Law: Principles & Cases, 10th edition, McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

1. Current Consolidated Statutes of Ontario. 2. Current Consolidated Statutes of Canada. 3. Summaries and/or excerpts of case law, where available. 4. Numerous business law texts and other legal material available in Resource Centre. :Evaluation

and Grading System
Weight /100
30% 35% 35%

Evaluation Description
Test # 1 Test # 2 Final Examination

In consultation with the Chair or Dean, a faculty member or instructor may administer additional or alternative evaluations to fully assess the capability of a student. When writing a test or examination, students must put their official photo-ID cards in full view for review by the invigilator. Students who do not have official photo-ID will be permitted to write the examination with a substitute photo-ID, but they will be required to produce photo-ID at the program or...
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