Business Law and Ethics
The Business Law and Ethics course are designed to provide students with an introduction to, and fundamental understanding of, the basic legal concepts and their relationships to business in Canada. The course focuses on the presence and influence of Law in our society and the desire to have a fundamental basis for decision-making in the world of business. Students are able to employ basic ethical interpretation of situations presented to them as advisors and future decision-makers, through a better understanding of the factors contributing to action and consequence relationships.
The course also studies the development of law, and the interpretation and application of formal legal rules, statutes, guidelines, and considerations for making sound business decisions. The course also provides students with an introduction to ethical issues that businesses may encounter.
METHOD OF DELIVERY
Integrated Learning™ System training facilitated by Academy of Learning Career College facilitators.
Course manual provided for on-going reference. There is a final exam upon completion of the course. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.
Law and Justice in Society: Seeking a Definition; Elements of Natural Law; Creation of Modern Law in Canadian Society; The Role of Law; The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms; Sources of Law
The Role of the Courts
Historical Development; Structure of the Judicial System in Canada; The Judicial System in Action; The Judicial Appointment Process; The Role of the Legal Profession
Tort Law Defined
Elements of Negligence; Special Aspects of Negligence;
The Law of Contract
Jurisdiction in Canada; Human Rights Legislation; Harassment; The Employment Contract
What is a Company?; Privacy Legislation; Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights; Opening and/or Closing a Business
Ethics and Business: From Theory to Practice; Whistle Blowing; Making the Decision Ethical