MGS350 - Management Studies: Canadian Business Law
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Management Studies: Canadian Business Law
This course is an introductory survey into the legal issues that frequently arise in business. Topics covered may include: the legal process and the Canadian court system, the law of torts, forms of business organization, agency, contracts, sale of goods, bailment and consumer protection, property (personal, real, intellectual), debtor-creditor relations, insurance and employment law. The purpose of the course is to enhance the students' decision-making ability with respect to various business transactions and to help avoid many of the legal pitfalls that may be encountered throughout subsequent careers.
MGS 350 is a required subject in the Business Administration, and General Business programs.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of the Canadian legal system on business.
2. Describe alternate dispute resolution methods used in business.
3. Recognize examples of contractual and non-contractual liability in business.
4. Develop a legal risk management plan for starting and operating a business.
5. Analyze relevant business problems from a business law perspective.
6. Develop analytical skills and problem solving techniques through the use of sample problems, case studies, tests, and assignments.
7. Explain key clauses and concepts frequently found in business contracts and other legal documents and forms.
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.
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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.