Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be provided with an overview of the new and emerging field of global corporate governance. Numerous corporate failures and environmental disasters in recent times have provided a surge of interest in ensuring companies reflect not only regulatory standards but also conduct their operations to reflect community and society norms. By the conclusion of this subject you should be able to add value to your organisations through your understanding of corporate governance in a global context and of the role of the board of directors and management. Working independently, and working together with others, you will learn about corporate governance through solving business problems and develop ethical, critical thinking and problem solving skills required to add value to organisations.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesCase studies, organisational analysis tools, online activities, guest speakers, online discussions, group discussion and debates

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA or LMMBAO to do this subject


Incompatible subjectsBUA5CG

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Corporate Governance: principles, policies and practice

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorTricker, B





Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

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

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse organisational governance practices and recommend improvements
02. Critically review organisations' institutional environments and their impact on organisational practices
03. Examine the significance of corporate governance principles and practices including legal and professional regulation
04. Explain the importance of good corporate governance and its role in corporate success within the broader context of the world, society and community
05. Apply ethical, critical thinking and problem solving skills in analysing corporate governance issues at the organisational level.

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