FAK 2628 Introduction to Insurance law
Responsible for the course
Department of Accounting - Auditing and Law
According to study plan
Language of instruction
The course is primarily aimed at employees in the insurance industry with law as a part of their work. The course is obligatory to the Insurance exam.
The students shall get a thorough introduction to insurance law and law of damages.
The students shall be able to use law of damages and insurance law for practical tasks, concerning advising as well as claims handling and settlements.
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.
The student needs basic knowledge of the Norwegian Insurance Industry and central statutory provisions concerning the Industry.
Engström, Björn. 2009. Erstatningsrett : en innføring. 4. utg. BI Forsikring. 226
Haugen, Jan M. 2009. Forsikringsrett : en innføring. 5. utg. BI Forsikring. 330
Law of damages
Contractual and Non-contractual compensation
The position of the Law of damages
- The size of compensation
The Insurance contract etc.
The parties’ obligations at the contract agreement
The assumptions for the Insurance companies’ liabilities
The Insurance Company’s liability for salvage expenses
Third party as a part of the insurance contract
The extent of the insurance contract
- The settlement
It’s learning (virtual classroom/intranet facilities)
Learning process and workload
Part-time organized as distance education based on self-tuition and 4 send-ins (not mandatory).
Intensive 1 + 3 days seminars are organized. Participation mandatory.
Recommended use of time:
Use of hours
|Participation on the 5 seminar days
|4 mandatory assignments
|Reading of curriculum, activities on its learning
|Preparation for exam
|Recommended total workload
Four hours individual written examination.
Examination support materials
The Norwegian Code of Laws and BI-defined exam calculator. TEXAS INSTRUMENTS BA II Plus™
Exam aids at written examinations are explained under exam information in our web-based Student handbook. Please note use of calculator and dictionary. http://www.bi.edu/studenthandbook/examaids
A re-sit is held at the next scheduled exam in the course.