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Business Law for Contract Management Certificate

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.


  • Online delivery
  • Enhance your career prospects
  • Learn from experienced industry professionals
  • Gain hands-on experience
  • Earn a recognized credential
  • This program is eligible towards Gold Seal Certification

Program Format

  • 5 required courses (75 hours)
  • Can be completed in 8 months or up to 3 years

This program is offered in collaboration with Mount Royal University.

Required courses

  • XCAD 20001 – 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.
  • XCAD 20002 – 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. Learn how different types of liability impact a business.
  • XCAD 10009 – 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.
  • XCAD 10007 – 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.
  • XCAD 10008 – 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.

Course Schedule

Subject CodeCourse Reference NumberStart DateEnd DateDeliveryCourse HoursCourse Fee
(Plus GST)
XCAD 2000130850Feb 27, 2023Mar 27, 2023Online15 hrs.$499.00
XCAD 2000230848Jan 9, 2023Feb 6, 2023Online15 hrs$499.00
XCAD 1000930846Jan 23, 2023Feb 21, 2023Online 15 hrs $499.00
XCAD 1000730842Mar 6, 2023Apr 3, 2023Online 15 hrs $499.00
XCAD 10008 30844 Mar 27, 2023Apr 24, 2023Online15 hrs $499.00

Register today!

Step 1: Select the Course Reference Number above.
Step 2: You will be directed to a page to register as a student with CUE’s Office of Extension & Culture.
Step 3: Upon submission, you will then register with Mount Royal University and proceed to booking your courses.

Questions? Email us at extension@concordia.ab.ca