CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

BUO5CG

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 governancein 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 StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA5CG

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCorporate Governance: principles, policies and practicePrescribedTricker, B, 2015, 3rd EditionOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse organisational governance practices and recommend improvements

Activities:
Case studies, organisational analysis tools
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

02. Critically review organisations' institutional environments and their impact on organisational practices

Activities:
online activities, case studies
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)

03. Examine the significance of corporate governance principles and practices including legal and professional regulation

Activities:
online activities, case studies, guest speakers
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

04. Explain the importance of good corporate governance and its role in corporate success within the broader context of the world, society and community

Activities:
online activities, online discussions, case studies, guest speakers
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

05. Apply ethical, critical thinking and problem solving skills in analysing corporate governance issues at the organisational level.

Activities:
Group discussion, debates, case studies
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

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