|SCU Online||Study Period 2||Study Period 2|
The unit introduces students to corporate governance - one of the most important developments in business. The abuses and excesses of the takeover era and the exponential growth of the institutional investor have transformed the roles of shareholders, managers, and directors of publicly held companies. This unit explains how modern corporate governance has evolved, the trends and changes taking place and the likely impact of those changes. Students will be assisted to develop skills in applying techniques for effective corporate governance.
Topic 1: Corporate Governance and Management: An Introduction
Topic 2: Partnerships, Regulations and Models in Corporate Governance
Topic 3: Corporate Risk Management and the Role of the Board
Topic 4: The Governance of Companies around the World
Topic 5: Inside the Boardroom: Membership and Leadership
Topic 6: Evaluation and Effectiveness of Boards
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Integrate advanced theoretical corporate governance knowledge across a range of business disciplines drawing examples from internationally significant business cases||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|2||Critically apply advanced theoretical and technical corporate governance knowledge and skills to solve emerging and or advanced corporate governance problems||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|3||Demonstrate the capacity to exercise judgement under minimal supervision to solve emerging and or advanced corporate governance problems in complex contexts using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|4||Justify and communicate corporate governance advice, guidance and ideas in complex collaborative contexts involving both professionals and non-professionals in the corporate governance field.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
Study Period 2
- Tricker, B , 2015, Corporate Governance: principles, policies, and practices, 3rd edn, Oxford University Press, United Kingdom. ISBN: 978-0-19-870275-7.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning 2 (6)|
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