GOVERNANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT

ACC3GRM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Governance and Risk Management is designed to improve an organisations operations and outcomes that add value to a business. In this subject, students will gain an understanding of issues of Governance and Risk Management related issues such as ethics, enterprise risk management, internal audit, fraudulent activities, business crises and other commercially grounded topics. It focuses on Governance and Risk Management in an ever-changing business environment with the concepts being taken beyond the act of compliance within regulatory mandates.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLachlan McDonald-Kerr

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ACC1AIS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand the underlying concepts of governance and risk management.

Activities:
Class discussions and weekly class exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Discuss the nature of ethics with regard to governance and risk management.

Activities:
Class discussions and weekly class exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Define and explain effective governance and risk management with regard to business activities.

Activities:
Class discussions and weekly class exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Discuss governance with regard to enterprise risk management.

Activities:
Class discussions and weekly class exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Discuss linkage between governance, risk and internal control environments.

Activities:
Class discussions and weekly class exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size200

Enrolment information TBC TBC

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLachlan McDonald-Kerr

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Internal assessment30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 3-hour final examination70 01, 02, 03, 04, 05