APPLIED CORPORATE LAW

MGT5ACL

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a detailed examination of the legislation and relevant case law and principles of equity and their practical application to the effective governance of companies, including relevant company secretarial practice and compliance issues. It also focuses on the impact of the Corporations Act 2001 (as amended) and these other sources of law upon effective corporate administration by company secretaries and other governance professionals. This subject is offered in partnership with the Governance Institute of Australia.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinator

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMCGR - Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk), or by permission of subject coordinator

Co-requisitesIBU5GW

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject is managed and delivered by the Governance Institute of Australia. Classes normally begin 1-2 weeks after standard La Trobe semester and meet for 2.0 hours weekly for 12 weeks, depending on Governance Institute timetable. Classes may be offered in intensive block mode on weekends, depending on the Governance Institute timetable. Students may be able to take the subject online, with permission from the subject coordinator. Students are recommended to contact the subject coordinator prior to enrolling. International student enrolment is limited to international students enrolled in one of the following courses: LMCGR, LMMGT, LMMEI, LMMHR, LMPM, LMMSM, LMIBUS, LZFAPA.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Corporations Legislation

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorThomson Reuters, latest edition

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTHOMSON REUTERS

ISBNN/A

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain the role of the corporate officer in a contemporary context.
02. Evaluate the reporting and disclosure requirements associated with listing on the ASX.
03. Analyse the external information resources needed by company secretaries and governance professionals in performing their duties in specific contexts.
04. Apply corporate theory principles to the analysis of practical issues in the context of the Australian environment.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2020, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinator

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Subject coordinator to provide schedule. Subject delivered by Governance Institute of Australia. Classes normally begin 1-2 weeks after standard La Trobe semester and meet for 2.0 hours weekly for 12 weeks, depending on Governance Institute timetable. Classes may be offered in intensive block mode on weekends, depending on the Governance Institute timetable."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Assignment - 2,500 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Examination - 3000 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

City Campus, 2020, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Willard

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on any day including weekend at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Subject coordinator to provide schedule. Subject delivered by Governance Institute of Australia. Classes normally begin 1-2 weeks after standard La Trobe semester and meet for 2.0 hours weekly for 12 weeks, depending on Governance Institute timetable. Classes may be offered in intensive block mode on weekends, depending on the Governance Institute timetable."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Assignment - 2,500 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Examination - 3000 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4