FAK 2623 General Insurance - Corporate

FAK 2623 General Insurance - Corporate

Course code: 
FAK 2623
Law and Governance
Course coordinator: 
Ørnulf Daler
Product category: 
Course in Insurance
2018 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

Learning Outcome - Reflection

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

Learning process and requirements to students

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. The cours Introduction to Insurance should have been completed. 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
Exam organisation: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
Workload activityDurationType of durationComment student effort
Self study120Hour(s)
Expected student effort:
Workload activity:Teaching
Duration:28 Hour(s)
Workload activity:Submission(s)
Duration:24 Hour(s)
Workload activity:Self study
Duration:120 Hour(s)
Workload activity:Examination
Duration: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.

Talis literature


Authors/Editors År Tittel Edition Publisher StudentNote
Leivestad, Bjørn 2015 Småbedrifters forsikringer : brann/kombinert forsikring : forsikringsvilkår og skadeoppgjør   BI Forsikringsakademiet  
Lien, Christian J. 2015 Transportforsikring 5. utg. BI Forsikring  
Smerkerud, Thor 2015 Ansvarsforsikring 6. utg BI Forsikringsakademiet  
Vasshaug, Reidar; BI Forsikring 2015 Brann- og kombinert forsikring: tariffering - bedrift 6. utg BI Forsikring  

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