GOVERNANCE IN A GLOBALISING WORLD

IBU5GW

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will gain an overview of the emerging field of corporate governance in an international context. Numerous corporate failures and environmental disasters in recent times have provided a surge of interest in ensuring that companies reflect not only regulatory standards but also conduct their operations to reflect community and society norms. Different governance structures will be explored providing you with an understanding of historical, international and business contexts. Your critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills will be improved through analysing organisational problems and scenarios through individual and group work.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicola McNeil

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLectures, workshops and group activities.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

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

Readings

International Corporate Governance: A comparative approach

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorThomas Clarke

Year2017

Edition/Volume2nd

PublisherRoutledge

ISBN9780415586450

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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. Understand the importance of good corporate governance and its role in corporate success
02. Situate corporate behaviour within the broader context of the world, society, and the community
03. Critically discuss corporate governance principles including legal and professional regulation
04. Explain corporate governance practices and policies and their role in corporate success and ethical business practice
05. Through team work critically analyse the latest developments in the corporate governance field and apply to organisational scenarios.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicola McNeil

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word (equivalent) individual final assessment This may be in the form of a take home exam or an assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500-word individual assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

One 4,500 - 6,000 word group project (1,200 words per student) Maximum group size of 4 students

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicola McNeil

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word (equivalent) individual final assessment This may be in the form of a take home exam or an assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500-word individual assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

One 4,500 - 6,000 word group project (1,200 words per student) Maximum group size of 4 students

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicola McNeil

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 31 - 42
One 3.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word (equivalent) individual final assessment This may be in the form of a take home exam or an assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1,500-word individual assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

One 4,500 - 6,000 word group project (1,200 words per student) Maximum group size of 4 students

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5