LPC311 - Legal Procedures - Corporate
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Legal Procedures - Corporate
This course introduces students to corporate law. It is the first major area of concentrated study in legal office procedures. Students will become familiar with the legal assistant's role in the contemporary law office, particularly with regard to procedural theory and its practical application in the area of corporate law. Legal correspondence, documents and Ministry-prescribed forms are prepared using a commercial legal software package, Fast Company, and related legal correspondence is prepared using the latest version of Microsoft Word.
LPC 311 is a required credit for School of Office Administration students enrolled in the one-year accelerated Legal diploma program.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the different type of business organizations.
2. Understand the corporate form of business, how it is created, and how it functions.
3. Incorporate an Ontario Corporation, and use legal precedents to prepare articles of incorporation.
4. Identify and demonstrate an understanding of the organizational by-laws of a corporation and the procedures required for corporate meetings, and prepare related documents.
5. Use dedicated legal software, Fast Company, to generate forms required by the Ontario Business Corporations Act.
6. Apply procedural theory in the area of corporate law in the production of mailable documents and correspondence.
7. Produce all required assignments and final comprehensive examination to mailable business standards within prescribed time limits.
8. Follow verbal and written instructions.
9. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments and perform tests and in-class assignments as scheduled.
Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.