CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY

MGT5CAC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a highly practical review of key issues relating to company secretarial practice, the rules of company meetings, and their application with particular reference to ASX Listing Rules and governance principles. It also builds upon the subject MGT5ACL: Applied Corporate Law. This subject is offered in partnership with the Governance Institute of Australia.


SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Wildenauer

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMCGR - Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk), or by permission of subject coordinator.

Co-requisites IBU5GW

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is managed and delivered by the Governance Institute of Australia. Classes normally begin 1-2 weeks after standard La Trobe semester and meet for 2.0 hours weekly for 12 weeks, depending on Governance Institute timetable. Classes may be offered in intensive block mode on weekends, depending on the Governance Institute timetable. Students may be able to take the subject online, with permission from the subject coordinator. Students are recommended to contact the subject coordinator prior to enrolling. Students are recommended to take Corporate Accountability - MGT5CAC, and Applied Corporate Law - MGT5ACL prior to enrolling in this subject. International student enrolment is limited to international students enrolled in one of the following courses: LMCGR, LMMGT, LMMEI, LMMHR, LMPM, LMMSM, LMIBUS, LZFAPA.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHorsley's Meetings: Procedure, Law and PracticePrescribedLang, A., 2010LEXISNEXIS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the role and responsibilities of a company secretary.

Activities:
Theoretical and practical consideration of contemporary issues in the field supported with pre-assigned questions and case studies. Project / case study and exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

02. Evaluate the practical issues and dilemmas faced by governance professionals.

Activities:
Theoretical and practical consideration of contemporary issues in the field supported with pre-assigned questions and case studies. Project / case study and exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

03. Create advice documents for governance professionals on the organisation and administration of member, director and annual general meetings.

Activities:
Theoretical and practical consideration of contemporary issues in the field supported with pre-assigned questions and case studies. Project / case study and exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

04. Apply principles of general and director meetings to practical applications through simulated learning.

Activities:
Theoretical and practical consideration of contemporary issues in the field supported with pre-assigned questions and case studies. Project / case study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size5

Enrolment information Limited space at off-campus facility No Online enrolments enabled. Course coordinator to give priority to students enrolled in LMCGR.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Wildenauer

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Subject coordinator to provide schedule. Subject delivered by Governance Institute of Australia. Classes normally begin 1-2 weeks after standard La Trobe semester and meet for 2.0 hours weekly for 12 weeks, depending on Governance Institute timetable. Classes may be offered in intensive block mode on weekends, depending on the Governance Institute timetable."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment - 2,500 words30 01, 02, 03, 04
Examination70 01, 02, 03, 04

City Campus, 2018, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size5

Enrolment information Limited space at off-campus facility No Online enrolments enabled. Course coordinator to give priority to students enrolled in LMCGR.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Wildenauer

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Subject coordinator to provide schedule. Subject delivered by Governance Institute of Australia. Classes normally begin 1-2 weeks after standard La Trobe semester and meet for 2.0 hours weekly for 12 weeks, depending on Governance Institute timetable. Classes may be offered in intensive block mode on weekends, depending on the Governance Institute timetable."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment - 2,500 words30 01, 02, 03, 04
Examination70 01, 02, 03, 04