GOVERNANCE, ETHICS AND RISK MANAGEMENT
Credit points: 15
Ethical behaviour and responsibility are fundamental for financial services professionals in the contemporary business environment. Professionals in the financial services industry are required to have an ability to understand, evaluate and apply principles of ethics, governance, accountability and risk management. In this subject, you will gain knowledge and understandings of the key theoretical and practical elements of ethics, governance and risk management. You will focus on topics such as ethical theories, ethical decision-making processes, junctures between ethics, professionalism and organisations, economic crime, corporate governance mechanisms, boards of directors, corporate social responsibility, and risk management concepts and frameworks.
SchoolLa Trobe Business School
Subject Co-ordinatorKamran Ahmed
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesLecture and tutorial classes, online resources, self-assessment activities, and in-class discussions and review.
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Principles of Ethics and Corporate Governance in Financial Services
AuthorSteven Dellaportas, Steen Thomsen and Martin Conyon
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKamran Ahmed
LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One Mid-semester Test (In-Class) (500-word equivalent) Individual assessment.
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One Group Assignment (1,000-word equivalent per student)
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One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.
|Central exam||Individual||No||60||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|