Business Law

In Business Law, you’ll study the Canadian legal landscape with an emphasis on its application to the administration of business. Students will review the fundamentals of law in Canada before an in-depth review of the important legal issues of running a business and completing transactions with other businesses and individuals. Students will also learn about these issues as described in the Quebec Civil Code.

Business Law is a recommended prerequisite for Transportation Law

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Business Law topics include:

  • Introduction to the law in Canada
  • Professional standards as related to negligence and tort law
  • Legal structure of businesses
  • Contracts: formation, impeachment, breaches, types of contracts and beyond.
  • Sales contracts

Course grads will be able to:

  • Understand how and why Canada’s laws and legal system work
  • Apply due diligence to processes to avoid negligence
  • Know when a contract is required and what the contract should generally entail
  • Take appropriate action when a contract is breached
  • Employ different types of contracts as appropriate

Business Law Course Fee:

The fee for Business Law is $900 plus applicable tax.

This fee does not include the cost of textbooks. Textbooks are purchased separately from the University of Toronto Bookstore (or you can source your textbook locally/online). International students pay an additional fee of $125 plus 5% GST per course. There are no refunds issued for courses taken directly through CITT once your registration and payment has been received and processed.

Business Law Course Materials:

Smyth, J.E., Soberman, D.A., Easson, A.J.,
The Law and Business Administraon in Canada, 15th Edition, Pearson Canada Inc.

Available through the University of Toronto Bookstore

Business Law Course Work and Final Exam:

Course work for Business Law includes a series of assignments which are due throughout the semester.

Your Business Law exam will be held at an exam centre local to you—the University of Toronto coordinates exam centres across Canada, and internationally when necessary. Exam dates cannot be changed. Visit the Key Dates page to see exam dates for upcoming semesters as they are scheduled.

Learning Assessment and Grades

Grades are reported as Honours, Pass, or Fail. To obtain a Pass, learners must obtain a minimum grade of 50%. To achieve Honours, learners must earn a total grade of 80% or higher.

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