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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
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TLS_0062 ProActive Contracting and Risk Management 5–8 ECTS
Organised by
Turku Law School
Person in charge
Responsible teacher: Dr. Tarja Salmi-Tolonen LL.D. tel. 333 5862, office 113, tasato (at) utu.fi, office hours on agreement and after lectures. Other lecturers are to be announced later. EXAMINER: Dr Tarja Salmi-Tolonen
Preceding studies
Preference is given to those who have taken the course on Proactive law and the Prevention and Resolution of Disputes

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give the students an overview of a proactive approach to contracting and its role in different aspects of management, resource planning, risk and opportunity management, strategic communication and avoiding disagreements. Students will acquire an understanding of contracting as a management tool.


A short introduction to proactive and preventive approaches to law is given and shown how they can be applied to contracting and risk management all through the contract life-cycle. Contractual risk management versus opportunity management and areas of contractual risks and their management tools are explained. The focus is on enabling methods, tools and good practices.
The topics will cover:
-the different phases of contracting and contracts as part of the value creation for the enterprise
-management of quality risk, measures of quality KPIs, use of standards and some of the most commonly used self-regulation schemes in different industries
-the role of private regulation: self-regulation, code of conducts, standards, certifications, general terms and conditions.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 20 h 0 h
Seminar 4 h 0 h

Lectures 20 hrs, assignments including, team-work and presentation (5 credits), students who wish to earn the additional 3 ECTS will write a 15-20 page paper on one of the topics discussed in class and present it orally in a seminar.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Study journal / learning diary
  • In English
  • In English
Exercise(s) and Participation in classroom work and Study journal / learning diary and Seminar

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Active participation, completed written and other assignments and a written lecture review/journal (5 credits), the students wishing to earn 3 credits more will receive separate grades based on the written papers and oral presentations at the seminar.

Recommended year of study

2. year autumn

Study materials

A reading list, case studies and other materials will be uploaded at the Moodle platform.

Further information

TIME: Period II, Lectures 11-22, November 2013, Seminar date to be announced during the course.

This course has been developed as a part of ERASMUS Curriculum Development Project: Proactive Management and Proactive Business Law

This course is included in the Information Security Management Programme.

Registration for the course begins on 14 October 2013 at 8 AM and ends on 4 November 2013 at 3 PM.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Law
Faculty of Law
Turku School of Economics
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Faculty of Law
Finnish Study Modules
Master of Laws DP
Law, Studies for Bachelor/Master of Laws Degree