Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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TLS_0062 ProActive Contracting and Risk Management 5–8 op
Organised by
Turku Law School
Person in charge
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

After completing the course the student understands the main principles and methods of the proactive approach to contracting and the role of proactive contracting as a managerial tool in different aspects of management: resource planning, risk and opportunity management, strategic communication and avoiding disagreements. By developing their attitudes, knowledge and skills the students acquire competences which they will be able to apply to contracting.


A short introduction to proactive and preventive approaches to law is given and shown how they can be applied to contracting and risk management throughout 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, team-work and oral presentation (5 credits), students who wish to earn the additional 3 ECTS will write a 15-20 page essay on one of the topics discussed in class and present it orally in a seminar.

Teaching language


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

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Active participation in class, 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
2. year spring
3. year autumn

Study materials

A reading list, case studies and other materials will be uploaded at the Moodle platform. The course key will be given at the kick-off session of the course.

Further information

TIME: Period II, Seminar date to be agreed 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.

Belongs to following study modules

Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
Optional courses (MDP in Law and Information Society)
Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
MDP in Law and Information Society
Turku Law School
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