GOVERNANCE IN A GLOBALISING WORLD

IBU5GW

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The aim of this subject is to provide an overview of the emerging field of corporate governance in an international context. Numerous corporate failures and environmental disasters in recent times have provided a surge of interest in ensuring that companies reflect not only regulatory standards but also conduct their operations to reflect community and society norms. Different governance structures will be explored providing students with an understanding of historical, international and business contexts.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA5GCS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The Department of Management has an expectation of 80% attendance to lectures. The University reserves the right to offer this subject in other modes including seminars, lectures, and block mode or modes using electronic technologies. When offered in different modes, assessment schemes may also be varied.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTo Be AnnouncedPrescribedN/AN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSam Kovacevic

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2,000-word (equivalent) individual final assessmentthis may be in the form of an in class test, a take home exam or an assignment30
one 2,000-word individual assignment30
one 4,000-4,500 word group projectMaximum group size of 4 students40

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2,000-word (equivalent) individual final assessmentthis may be in the form of an in class test, a take home exam or an assignment30
one 2,000-word individual assignment30
one 4,000-4,500 word group projectMaximum group size of 4 students40