FAK 2623 General Insurance - Corporate

FAK 2623 General Insurance - Corporate

Course code: 
FAK 2623
Law and Governance
Course coordinator: 
Cathrine Bjune
Product category: 
Course in Insurance
2020 Spring
Active status: 
Teaching language: 
Course type: 
One semester

After having completed the course, the students shall have the skills to sell and give advises about fire and combined Insurance, liability insurance, motor insurance and cargo insurance for smaller and medium sized enterprises.

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

The students shall obtain knowledge about how to explain the liability for damages and the liability insurance conditions, to know the insurance conditions and pricing of property insurance and to know cargo insurance conditions and terms of delivery.

Learning outcomes - Skills

The students shall have developed the skills to give advises to the customers and to deal with contracts concerning liability insurance, property insurance, motor insurance and cargo insurance to smaller and medium sized enterprises

General Competence

During the course, the students should have acquired a conscious attitude to the fact that their professional choices and advices first and foremost are of importance for other people than themselves.

Course content

Comprehensive business Insurance
Insurance contracts Act, The Insurance Contract, Insurance Conditions, tariffs and claims handling

Liability Insurance
Liability for damages, Insurance Conditions, Tariffs and Risk Assessment

Motor Insurance
Tariffs, Insurance conditions, claims handling

Cargo insurance
Product knowledge, terms of delivery, carrier’s liability, Insurance conditions, tariffs, Insurance Policy, general average

Teaching and learning activities

Part-time organized as E-Learning based on self-tuition and four send-ins (mandatory).
Intensive foru-day seminars are organized. Participation is mandatory. 

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Required prerequisite knowledge

The student needs basic knowledge of the Norwegian Insurance Industry. Experience from work in the Insurance Industry is an important source of understanding, as well.

Exam categoryWeightInvigilationDurationGroupingComment exam
Exam category:
Form of assessment:
Written submission
Exam code:
FAK 26231
Grading scale:
Grading rules:
Internal and external examiner
Examination when next scheduled course
100No72 Hour(s)Group/Individual (1 - 3)72 hours exam at home. The exam can be done individually or by grups up to three students. Authorization the candidate must obtain at least grade C.
Exam category:Submission
Form of assessment:Written submission
Grouping (size):Group/Individual (1-3)
Duration:72 Hour(s)
Comment:72 hours exam at home. The exam can be done individually or by grups up to three students. Authorization the candidate must obtain at least grade C.
Exam code:FAK 26231
Grading scale:ECTS
Resit:Examination when next scheduled course
Type of Assessment: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
Student workload
Teaching on Campus
28 Hour(s)
24 Hour(s)
Student's own work with learning resources
120 Hour(s)
28 Hour(s)
Sum workload: 

A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 7,5 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 200 hours.