Contract Management: Business Law Extension Certificate
Classroom and Online
Businesses often rely on employees to draft contracts, turning to lawyers only for complicated circumstances or as a final check. Providing these employees with a thorough understanding of common legal implications with contracts is a critical training gap for many organizations.
Explore Canadian law as it applies to contracts. Review case studies and apply your knowledge to identify legal issues, determine the consequences, and draft clauses to mitigate risks and find business advantages.
This program is eligible towards Gold Seal Certification.
- Gain knowledge and techniques for working with contracts in your daily role
- Learn to manage the contract lifecycle in-house
- Ensure compliance with contract terms
- Review contract management principles and techniques as they relate to Canadian law
- Complete the 5 required courses (75 hours)
- Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 5 years
All required course materials are distributed online. For more information on how to access your course materials, please click here.
Contracts and the Canadian Legal System
Examine the legal landscape in Alberta and Canada. Understand how legal obligations are created, maintained and enforced in business relationships, as well as how they form an effective component of risk management. Formerly: Canadian Legal Structure
|Subject code: XCAD 20001||15 Hours. Fee: $475||Next offered in Fall 2016|
Business Liability: Tort Law and Contract Management
Gain an overview of Canadian Tort Law, an area of law that focuses on remedying behaviour that causes unintentional harm or injury to others. Formerly: Tort Law and Business Liability
|Subject code: XCAD 20002||15 Hours. Fee: $475||Next offered in Fall 2016|
Contracts and Risk Management
Learn how contracts can be developed and managed to increase the effectiveness of an organization's overall risk management strategy/plan. Examine the elements necessary to create legally enforceable obligations.
|Subject code: XCAD 10009||15 Hours. Fee: $475||Next offered in Fall 2016|
The Impact of Business Structures on Contract Management
Understand the three primary business structures in Alberta – sole proprietorship, partnership and incorporation. Create and manage contracts that utilize the characteristics of each type of business association. Formerly: Business Associations
|Subject code: XCAD 10007||15 Hours. Fee: $475|
|CRN 30556||2 classes||Apr. 8-9||8:30 am-5 pm||Fri., Sat.|
Understanding Ownership: Property Law and Contract Management
Examine the basic concepts of property law (intellectual, personal and real) in relation to contract management. Learn about the legal issues related to property ownership and understand how it relates to the creation and implementation of contracts. Formerly: Property Law
|Subject code: XCAD 10008||15 Hours. Fee: $475|
|CRN 30457||2 classes||Apr. 22-23||8:30 am-5 pm||Fri., Sat.|
For more information about this program:
403.440.5069 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6
Customize this program for your organization through our Corporate Training department.