Course description

An on-ongoing concern for municipalities is liability, it can be unpredictable. Liability resulting from negligent act or noncompliance with statutes can be extremely expensive and take many years to resolve. The purpose of this course is to introduce participants to various statutes and case law that govern some vital municipal services. Claims examples are used throughout to illustrate how quickly claims can occur, why they occur and the subsequent litigation process.

Course details

Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery