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Basics of Contract and Obligation Law

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLA0104
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: T-LT 2013
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 1 (2013-2014)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Teirfolk-Naarmala, Marika
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2013-2014

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
26T-LT-1-1, T-LT-1-22013-09-02 – 2013-12-20Tuula HartmanFinnish2013-08-16 – 2013-09-20
27T-LT-1-3, T-LT-1-42013-09-02 – 2013-12-20Tuula HartmanFinnish2013-08-16 – 2013-09-20

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2018-2019.

Learning Outcomes

The introduction to Finnish legislation will give the student a basic knowledge of the Contract Act. The student gets acquainted with the partners in connection with contracts and understands the obligations in relation to a contract. The course will also familiarise the student with promissory notes and personal and real security.

Student's Workload

Lessons and assignments 39 hours, selfstudies 41 hours.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Previous knowledge is not needed.


The parties of a contract, procedures involved when drawing up and determinating a contract, conditions, invalidity of a contract, obligations , promissory notes and security.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

- All the materials in Moodle
- Legislation in force
- Timo Karttunen, Hanna Laasanen, Liisa Sippel, Tero Uitto, Marjo Valtonen: Juridiikan perusteet (2015) soveltuvin osin velvoiteoikeuteen

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, project learning, group work, self-studies and presentations

Assessment Criteria

level 5
- give reasons for solutions made when acting in tasks of an expert
- use independently various problem solving methods
- apply the professional ethical principles

level 3
take into account the responsibilities and obligations connected with the utilisation of information (e.g. copyrights and plagiarism)
– utilise the problem-solving methods learnt during the study unit
- find the essential parts of the problem

level 1
- recognise the area of expertise in his/her field
- utilise the problem-solving methods dealt with during the study unit when given guidance
- has a positive attitude towards developing
- identify the values of the field and the professional ethical principles

Assessment Methods

Exam and assignments. Numerical assessment on scale 0-5.