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Canadian Business Law for International Accountants

Canadian Business Law for International Accountants - This product is available in the following media types: On-Demand CoursesOn Demand - Online Course
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This course provides an overview of the Canadian legal system for internationally-trained CPA students seeking to meet the Canadian business law prerequisite requirement for entry to the CPA PEP.

This course was developed for Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) students who already have an eligible undergraduate business law course from outside Canada, but require more exposure to Canadian business law in order to meet the Canadian business law prerequisite requirement for entry to the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP).

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CPA Canada partners with external virtual platform providers to deliver this program. By registering for this program, you acknowledge your understanding that CPA Canada will share your personal information with those parties who require it to ensure your access. Personal information may include your name, company, email address and Store account number. Also note that you may be asked to create a profile on the external platform that we use to deliver the program, and your information may be visible to other registered attendees on that platform. To learn more about how CPA Canada collects, uses and discloses personal information, please refer to our privacy policy.

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The authority to decide what learning program constitutes acceptable CPD and evidence of CPD hours to meet regulatory requirements remains solely with your provincial or regional CPA body

Topics Include

  • civil code and common law
  • Canadian Constitution and Charter of Rights
  • role of the Courts
  • process for suing in Canada

There are five modules in this course. To help ensure you fully understand the concepts covered, a brief quiz will follow each module.

This online course consists of seven lessons that take one to two hours to complete. Each lesson has a number of exercises and quizzes to allow you to test your understanding. Upon completion of the seven lessons, you will need to successfully pass a brief summary quiz with a minimum grade of 70% to receive the Certificate of Completion; however, you can select individual lessons that you find relevant to your needs.

Upon Completion

Once you’ve finished this course, you will need to forward a copy of your completion certificate to your provincial or regional CPA body for full exemption from the CPA preparatory course, Business Law.

Refund Policy

  • Discretionary refund available within 30 days of purchase if product materials have not been accessed.
  • No refund will be processed once the registrant has accessed program materials.
  • Refunds are at the discretion of CPA Canada after an assessment of product access has been performed.
  • No refunds available after 30 days of purchase.

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