CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY

MGT5CAC

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a highly practical review of key issues relating to company secretarial  practice and the rules of company meetings and their application with particular reference to ASX Listing Rules and governance principles.  It also builds upon the subject Applied Corporate Law.

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 International student enrolment is limited to international students enrolled in one of the following courses: LMCGR, LMMGT, LMMEI, LMMHR, LMPM, LMMSM, LMIBUS, LZFAPA.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is managed and delivered by the Governance Institute of Australia. Students are recommended to take Governance in a Globalising World - IBU5GW prior to or alongside this subject. Students are recommended to contact the subject coordinator prior to enrolling.

Readings

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

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe the legislative framework as it aplies to company secretarial practice and the rules of company 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 (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. Describe the main role and functions of the company secretary or governance professional

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 (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Understand the reporting and disclosure requirements of corporate meetings and the ASX listing rules

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 (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

04. Understand the role of the company secretary in the organisation and administration of member and director meetings and the AGM

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 (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. 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 (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2017, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Subject coordinator to provide schedule"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assignment - 2,500 words30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Examination70 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

City Campus, 2017, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Wildenauer

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Subject coordinator to provide schedule"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assignment - 2,500 words30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Examination70 01, 02, 03, 04, 05