Previously we have used Cheeseman, H. R. (2016) book "Contemporary Business Law". Available as an ebook in Finna. However, we are still on the look for books dealing with European Law. That information will be updated later!
Learning materials for the course is provided on Optima. All learning and assignments will be done through this Optima platform. Participating students will work in small teams. This method of learning in teams has great benefits for the students for it allows the students to learn from one another and thus develop a new perspective.
The grading system ranges from 1 - 5 where;
1 = Mediocre; 2 = Satisfactory; 3 = Good; 4 = Very good; 5 = Excellent
Assessment based on successful completion of course assignments and self-reflection.
2 team assignments, 2 individual assignments, 2 tasks, 12 points
All the components (individual assignments, peer reviews…) of this course will be graded as follow:
Fail (0pts), Pass/Good (1pts) and Very good/Excellent (2pts)
2 team assignments: 4 points maximum
2 individual assignments : 4 points maximum
2 Discussion assignments: 4 points maximum
1 tasks: 4 points maximum
The students can get a maximum of altogether 16 points.
The points translate as follow for the final grade:
0-6 points: fail; 7 points: 1; 8-9 points: 2; 10-11 points: 3; 12-13 points; 4; 14-16 points: 5
Please note that:
Missing a deadline may result in lower grade
All assignments are compulsory in order to pass the course. Peer review is considered very important.
01.04.2021 - 27.05.2021
02.12.2020 - 15.03.2021
15 - 40
Engineering and Business
Degree Programme in International Business (not translated)
The scope of the course is 5 credits (133hrs). The course will be completed through assignments given on Optima platform.
This is an Online course
The student show very limited knowledge and understanding of the main areas of the course as well as inability to grasp fundamental business law theories and inability to apply the theories to the case studies/assignments. Zero or insignificant contribution in completion of team assignments. Student show very little ability to gather and interpret relevant legal issues to come to informed judgments that include reflection about what is asked for the assignments. The student has difficulties in communicating his/her ideas to others. Several parts of the text are unclear.
The student demonstrates limited knowledge and understanding of the main areas of the course. The student shows difficulties in applying his/her knowledge and understanding of the content. Basic understanding of business law theories, and limited ability and apply knowledge into the case studies/assignments. The student has difficulties in communicating his/her ideas to others. Some parts of the text are unclear
Good understanding of key legal issues, and able to interpret cases and apply the theoretical knowledge into the case studies/assignments. The student demonstrates good ability to gather and interpret relevant legal information to inform judgments that include reflection about what is asked for the assignments. The student is able to communicate his/her ideas to others. Important parts of the text are clear and well written.
Excellent understanding of in depth legal issues and interpretations, and able to demonstrate, apply theoretical knowledge into practice. The student ability to gather and interpret relevant cases is consistent throughout the course duration. The student is able to communicate clearly his/her ideas to others in a professional way. Most of the text is clear and well written.