Concordia University


Course Code: CEBU 1180
Before you sign on the dotted line, you might want to read the contract. And before you do that, you might want to take this course. In it, you'll learn about the general and emerging legal principles that apply to business in Québec and Canada. You'll develop your ability to identify and analyze those legal issues that are pertinent to your day-to-day business transactions and relationships. In short, you'll learn how to stay on the right side of the law. By the way, if you're looking for fine print, you won't find any here.

Your take-away

This course is a great way to help you:
• Identify and produce a binding and enforceable contract;
• Employ the relevant articles of the Civil Code of Québec as they apply to specific business scenarios;
• Determine the most suitable form of business ownership for a new or existing enterprise;
• Develop legally acceptable employment conditions in the workplace.

Our approach

Your classes will consist of lectures and dynamic discussions on emerging legal topics presented by an experience business lawyer. You'll be strongly encouraged to participate, share your point of view and make your case.

Who benefits the most?

• Students who want an introduction to the essentials of business law.
• Students who want to pursue a career or studies in any type of business.
• Budding entrepreneurs who want to understand business law and reduce their liability.
• HR employees and business owners who want to understand the law in the context of the workplace.
• Banking or engineering employees who want to move up through the ranks.
• Young students considering law school and looking for a stepping-stone.
• Anyone who might have to enter into a business contract.
• Anyone who wants to learn more about organizational structures.
• Foreign business students who want to learn the basics of Québec Civil code as it relates to business.

Alumni discount

Concordia University Undergraduate and Graduate Alumni, based on the information maintained by the Office of the Registrar, are waived from paying registration and late registration fees when enrolling for courses at Concordia Continuing Education. In addition, Concordia University Undergraduate and Graduate Alumni will receive a 10% reduction on their tuition fees. The Alumni discount is automatically calculated when students enroll on-line.

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