Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The students learn how to analyse and solve tax challenges faced by multinational companies and gain understanding of the role of taxation in their decision making process. This course advances students entrepreneurial mindset and prepares for various career paths benefiting from practical understanding of taxation as a fundamental element of any cross-border business operations.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 25.04.2023 - 11.05.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Petteri Rapo

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course focuses on selected topical issues of international corporate taxation such as dispute prevention and resolution, anti-tax avoidance rules, digitalization and corporate social responsibility. The students may participate in a half-day workshop where real-life international tax cases are solved and discussed in groups. 

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Group work consisting of lecture journals (50%) and participation in the workshop or an essay (50%) according to the instructions of the teacher.

    Alternatively essay (100 %)

Workload
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    - Classroom hours 15 h

    - Class preparation 77 h

    - Group work preparation 68 h

DETAILS

Substitutes for Courses
Prerequisites
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    1 No Poverty

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    10 Reduced Inequality

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    13 Climate Action

    15 Life on Land

    16 Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring V
    2023-2024 Spring V

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses: in Sisu.