FAK 2629 Norwegian and International Insurance
The course is primarily meant for employees who have worked within the insurance industry for some years and are in the need to know the industrys position in the society and its relations to foreign countries and markets. The course is a part of the Insurance Programme of Bachelor of Management
The students shall obtain an overview of the Norwegian Insurance Industrys position and importance, historically, politically and economically in the Norwegian society. Further the students shall obtain insight into international insurance through the attention to central elements of the International Insurance Markets, especially the London Market, and the Norwegian Insurance Industrys position and interaction with this particular market.
The students shall be able to explain the Norwegian Insurance Industrys position and importance, historically, politically and economically as a part of the Norwegian society and relate this to their daily work. Further, the students shall be able to explain the main features of the London Market and its relation and interaction with the Norwegian insurance market
The students shall achieve an understanding of and develop a conscious attitude that the industry is a part of and is influential to the society, both nationally and internationally, and use this consciousness in their work.
- Public supervision with the Insurance Industry
- Recent history of the Insurance Industry
- Important industrial policy challenges
- The Insurance Industrys standing
- Insurance in EU and EEA development, relations to countries outside EU, Norway in particular
- The International Insurance Market the superstructure, central problems
The London Market Legislation, public supervision, Lloyds, Insurance Brooking, foreign owned companies
Part-time organized as E-Learning based on self tuition.
Intensive two + four days seminars are organized. Second seminar takes place in London. Participation is mandatory.
Higher Education Entrance Qualification
There are no formal prerequisites, but the applicant should have knowledge equivalent to the courses Introduction to Insurance, and English language skills equivalent skills to benefit from English spoken lectures.
|Exam category||Weight||Invigilation||Duration||Grouping||Comment exam|
Form of assessment:
Internal and external examiner
Examination when next scheduled course
|100||No||1 Semester(s)||Group/Individual (1 - 3)||Project paper, individual or in groups of up to three students.|
|Form of assessment:||Written submission|
|Grouping (size):||Group/Individual (1-3)|
|Comment:||Project paper, individual or in groups of up to three students.|
|Exam code:||FAK 26291|
|Resit:||Examination when next scheduled course|
|Workload activity||Duration||Type of duration||Comment student effort|
|Prepare for teaching||10||Hour(s)|
|Group work / Assignments||5||Hour(s)|
|Workload activity:||Prepare for teaching|
|Workload activity:||Self study|
|Workload activity:||Group work / Assignments|
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.