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Techniques of Foreign Trade and Contract Law

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: ILTS1003
Type: Optional obligatory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014V
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2015-2016)
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Hartman, Tuula
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2015-2016

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
1I-TT-2V2016-01-04 – 2016-05-21Leena Pommelin-Andrejeff, Tuula HartmanFinnish2015-12-07 – 2016-01-10

Learning Outcomes

To give the student the knowledge and ability of handling international trade issues such as export and import management. He/she gets familiar with drawing up the contract, terms of delivery, trade documentation, transportation, customs, insurance and forwarding in international trade.

Student's Workload

Lectures and exercises 50 h, preparing oneself for an examination 20 h, project work 40 h, self-study and reflections 25 h.
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.


Export and import plans, contents of a foreign contract. Terms of delivery. Terms of payment. Documents needed in foreign trade. Transportation. Insurance, forwarding and dispatch of goods and customs clearance in international trade.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Melin, K. 2011. Ulkomaankaupan menettelyt. Vienti ja tuonti. Tampere. AMK Kustannus Oy.
Hörkkö, Heli et al. 2010. Huolinta-alan käsikirja. Helsinki. Suomen huolintaliikkeiden liitto.
Kansainvälisen kauppakamarin (1CC) Suomen osasto ry. Incoterms 2010. Helsinki. ICC-palvelu.
Other material recommended by the lecturer.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, group discussions, exercises, group works and individual assignments.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student can give reasons for solutions made when acting in tasks of an expert. He can recognise development needs in the field.
Grade 3: The student can utilize essential consepts in a single assignments and understand the theories on which the assignments are based. He recognises the area of expertise in his/her field.
Grade 1: The student recognises and understands the essential theories, principles and methods. He/she recognises the area of expertise in his/her field.

Assessment Methods

Classroom lectures, assignments, two examinations (Contract Law and Foreign Trade). Numerical grading (0-5).