MGS350 - Management Studies: Canadian Business Law

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Subject Title
Management Studies: Canadian Business Law

Subject Description

The course will introduce the student to Canada's laws and legal system, including key statutes regulating business in Ontario.  The focus is on understanding potential liability and ways to manage legal risk in relation to tort and contract law, methods of carrying on business, and protection of intellectual property.

Credit Status
MGS 350 is a required subject in the Business Administration, and General Business programs.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Discuss the impact of common law and statutes on business decisions.

2. Describe alternate dispute resolution methods used to avoid litigation.

3. Apply legal risk management strategies in common situations to reduce business losses.

4. Analyze business problems from a legal perspective to practice decision-making skills.

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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.