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GroupR801D13S/Degree Programme in Tourism (Rovaniemi)
Study unitR801D17B Tourism Business-Related Legislation, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Basics of Service Business in Tourism
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
ImplementationPerustoteutus/13002
Unit
Time of implementationSpring2/2013-2014
Responsible teacherSvanberg Leena
Other teachers
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
  
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates14.03.2014 - 29.05.2014
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period14.04.2013 - 31.05.2013
Implementation method
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 
Objectives  
Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Tutorial/brainstorming session, Lectures, case study (group work), progress report, oral presentation(s) and other learning exercises

Material

1) Access to Finnish law, pages 9-72, 84-105, 126-165, 205-225, 240-249 (Aapo  Surakka, 2005)     or year 2011 version of the same book: pages 15-74, 87-107, 129-161,171-176, 221-248, 264-267.

2)  Lessons (powerpoints) / notes

3) Tourism legislation presentations

4) www.finlex.fi

Further material will be announced at the beginning of the study unit

Content

The student knows the basics of contract and corporate law as well as the main tourism-related legislation

  • gets an overview of Finnish legislation and the courts of justice
  • is able to search and  apply judicial knowledge into practice
Assessment

Assessment of the Course: All parts have to be completed and approved

Contract and corporate law part:

-case study done in groups (written report and presentation)  40% and

-progress test done in small groups (1-4 persons) 40%

Tourism-related legislation:

- group assignment (oral presentation) 20%

 

+self and peer evaluation

The Urkund program is used when returning the assignments.

Satisfactory skills
The student shows basic-level critical, analytical and reflective thinking and practical skills in his/her studies and work-related tasks. He/she has basic knowledge of various tasks, models and processes of companies and organisations His/her marketing and financial management skills as well as knowledge of principles of project management are also at a satisfactory level. The student has basic skills of mathematics. He/she is able to find and use business and tourism related legal information with assistance but cannot fully apply it. The student is able to make a basic-level reflective analysis on his/her personal and skills from the viewpoint of entrepreneurship.
 
Good skills
The student shows critical, analytical and reflective thinking and practical skills in his/her studies and work-related tasks. He/she has good knowledge of various tasks, models and processes of companies and organisations. His/her marketing and financial management skills as well as knowledge of principles of project management are also at a good level. The student has good mathematical skills. He/she is able to find and use business and tourism related legal information and apply it. The student is able to make a reflective analysis on his/her personal and skills from the viewpoint of entrepreneurship.
 
Excellent skills
The student shows excellent critical, analytical and reflective thinking and practical skills in his/her studies and work-related tasks. He/she has excellent knowledge of various tasks, models and processes of companies and organisations. His/her marketing and financial management skills as well as knowledge of principles of project management are also at an excellent level. The student has very good mathematical skills. He/she is able to find and use business and tourism related legal information and also apply it in. The student is able to make a deep, reflective analysis on his/her personal and skills from the viewpoint of entrepreneurship.
 
These are the general assessment criteria. Please note that there might be more specific assessment criteria for learning assignments which will be given at the beginning of the study unit.