The course takes place in period

2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student gets knowledge about the freight forwarding companies and their services, about the import and export process, the documentation and about the international customs procedures and different technical solutions in the transport business.

Learning outcomes

After a completed course, students have knowledge about freight forwarding companies and their services, can search for information needed to issue the right documents that a commodity needs when being imported/exported. Students can interpret rules that apply on international freight forwarding and understand the information, capital and material flow in freight forwarding. In addition, students learn to write instructions for freight forwarding and customs clearance.

Course contents

Basics in freight forwarding Terminology Incoterms 2020 General Conditions of the Nordic Association of Freight Forwarders (NSAB 2015) Processes and documents Customs formalities Other subjects within freight forwarding and customs.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction to Logistics or equivalent knowledge.

Recommended or required reading

The World of Logistics, www.logistiikanmaailma.fi External link General Conditions of the Nordic Association of Freight Forwarders (NSAB 2015) General Conditions of International Road Haulage 2010 Customs, www.tulli.fi External link Other material shared during the course

Study activities

  • Lectures - 32 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 2 hours
  • Practical exercises - 0 hours
  • Small-group work - 0 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 31 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 40 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Teacher

  • Adlercreutz Erica
  • Henriksson Robert

Examiner

Henriksson Robert

Group size

No limit (48 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-10-11 to 2021-10-24

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-10-28 13:15 - 15:15 B518 Forwarding https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61092449154 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2021-11-04 13:15 - 15:15 Forwarding https://arcada.zoom.us/j/62404565348 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2021-11-11 13:15 - 15:15 Forwarding https://arcada.zoom.us/j/7345309777 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2021-11-18 13:15 - 15:15 B518 Forwarding https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66609023672 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2021-11-25 13:15 - 15:15 B518 Forwarding Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2021-12-02 13:15 - 15:15 Forwarding Guest lecture https://arcada.zoom.us/j/7345309777 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2021-12-09 13:15 - 17:15 Forwarding Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/68939504293 Meeting ID: 689 3950 4293 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2021-12-16 13:15 - 15:15 Forwarding Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2022-01-20 10:00 - 12:00 Forwarding Re-exam 1 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2022-02-09 09:00 - 11:00 Forwarding Re-exam 2 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert

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