Unit description

The unit will cover those aspects of company law that are required to equip students for their future careers with particular reference to such topics as the development of company and partnership law, types of company, rights of members, responsibilities and duties of company officers, company audit and accounts, takeovers, and corporate insolvency.

Unit content

Topic 1 Partnership
Topic 2 Introductory -Company Law
Topic 3 Constitution of Companies
Topic 4 Capacity of the Company and its members rights
Topic 5 Management
Topic 6 Financing the Company
Topic 7 Securities Regulation and Takeovers
Topic 8 Company Insolvency
Topic 9 Business and Land Groups

Learning outcomes

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

Prescribed texts

Session 2

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Session 3

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Teaching and assessment

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Case study40%
Exam: closed book60%

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Fee information


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