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Canadian Construction Business Law - Online
 29 hours 

From a business perspective, the law can be a tool that, when used effectively, enhances business. However, law can also pose a risk that, when improperly managed, can significantly damage a business. An understanding of the legal aspects of doing construction business is crucial to business success. The law can impose liability on businesses—for both their actions and their inactions. Becoming familiar with the number and scope of construction contract laws that are applicable to one’s construction business may seem a daunting task. This course has been developed to provide those involved in construction business activity with sufficient knowledge of construction business law .

Course Details

Presents a practical study of Canadian business law, including the legal and administrative systems, torts, contracts, sale of goods and consumer protection, secured transactions, employment, agency and business organizations. Participation in this course, taught by lawyers, prepares you to recognize and feel comfortable with the legal aspects of doing business.
Course learning outcomes / competencies
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Have a basic knowledge of the law and recognize legal issues as they arise.
Have a general understanding of the law as it applies to business.
Apply the rules of law to business situations.
Communicate effectively with lawyers and regulators.
Design business practices and transactions to avoid legal problems

This course  was specifically designed and created for construction professionals like registered architects and licensed builders and professional engineers to have better construction business law knowledge while handling their construction business. The topics  including construction contract and new home consumer protection law, the legal and administrative systems, torts, construction business contracts, real and personal property, sale of goods and consumer protection, secured transactions, employment, agency and business organizations.