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5 required courses (75 hours)


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Complete in 8 months, or up to 3 years

Business law for contract management is the process of managing contract creation, execution and analysis as it relates to Canadian law.

Fill a critical training gap with our focused Business Law for Contract Management courses. Many organizations rely on untrained employees to draft contracts, using lawyers for a final check or complicated situations. Our program courses, taught by industry experts, provide you with a thorough understanding of common legal implications found in contracts.

Explore Canadian law as it applies to contracts while gaining knowledge and techniques for working with contracts in your daily role. Learn to manage the contract process in-house. Ensure compliance with contract terms with a focus on risk management. Review case studies and apply your knowledge to identify legal issues, determine the consequences and draft clauses to mitigate risks and find business advantages.

Build your understanding of the three primary business structures in Alberta and how to create and manage contracts for each. Examine the basic concepts of property law 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 successful contracts.


Highlights and benefits

Earn a recognized credential | Enhance your career prospects

Real-world knowledge | Learn from experienced industry professionals

Gain hands-on experience | Demonstrate workplace competencies to potential employers

Gold Seal eligible | Apply for the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) Gold Seal Certificate, a program that establishes, administers and continuously improves national professional certification standards for construction management

Online delivery | Enjoy the flexibility of online learning and complete this program from anywhere


Learn more about contract management

Interested in a broader study of contract management? Consider our Contract Management Extension Certificate and add value to your organization throughout the contracting process, with important foundational knowledge.

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Course schedule by semester

(Sept. - Dec.)
(Jan. - April)
(May - Aug.)
Contracts and the Canadian Legal System   ON ON
Business Liability: Tort Law and Contract Management   ON ON
Contracts and Risk Management ON    
The Impact of Business Structures on Contract Management ON   ON
Understanding Ownership: Property Law and Contract Management ON ON ON



BL: Blended (Online & Classroom)
CL: Classroom
FT: Fast Track
ON: Online
IDS: Independent Study
P: Practicum

This schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester. Fall schedule and registration is available in June; Winter schedule and registration is available in November; and Spring/Summer schedule and registration is available in March.



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Funding opportunities

This program qualifies for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant and other funding opportunities. Learn more.

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