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Techniques of Foreign Trade

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLS2201
Type: Optional obligatory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: T-LT 2013
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 2 (2014-2015)
Credits: 7 cr
Responsible Teacher: Pommelin-Andrejeff, Leena
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2014-2015

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
11 2014-08-22 – 2014-12-19Helena BlomquistFinnish2014-08-15 – 2014-09-14
12T-LT-2K2014-10-27 – 2015-04-30Leena Pommelin-AndrejeffFinnish2014-08-15 – 2014-10-31
13 2014-10-27 – 2015-04-30Leena Pommelin-AndrejeffFinnish2014-08-15 – 2014-10-31

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

Opiskelijan työmäärä yhteensä 210 h
- mistä ohjattua 90 h
- mistä itsenäistä 120 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Entrepreneurship and Corporate Law


Export and import plans, contents of a foreign contract. Incoterms. 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
- Ahokangas, P. Pihkala, T. 2002. Kansainvälistyvä yritys. Helsinki. Edita.
- Hörkkö, Heli et al. 2010. Huolinta-alan käsikirja. Helsinki. Suomen huolintaliikkeiden liitto.
- Incoterms 2010. Kansainvälisen kauppakamarin (1CC) Suomen osasto ry. Helsinki. ICC-palvelu.
- Vientikaupan asiakirjat 2008. Helsinki. Fintra-julkaisu nro 3.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, group discussions and works, project assignments and project work.

Assessment Criteria

5 Utilize theories, concepts and methods consistently in various situations

3 Utilize essential concepts in single situations and assignments and understand the theories on which the assignments are based

1 Recognize and understand the essential theories, principles and methods

Assessment Methods

Classroom lectures, assignments, report of the project.
Numerical (0-5).

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