CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY

MGT5CAC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a highly practical review of key issues relating to company secretarial practice, the rules of company meetings, and their application with particular reference to ASX Listing Rules and governance principles. It also builds upon the subject MGT5ACL: Applied Corporate Law. This subject is offered in partnership with the Governance Institute of Australia.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul Willard

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesProject, case study, pre-assigned questions and exam

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. Students are recommended to take Corporate Accountability - MGT5CAC, and Applied Corporate Law - MGT5ACL prior to enrolling in this subject. 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

Horsley's Meetings: Procedure, Law and Practice

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLang, A.

Year2015

Edition/Volume7th

PublisherLEXISNEXIS

ISBN9780409334845

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. Explain the role and responsibilities of a company secretary.
02. Evaluate the practical issues and dilemmas faced by governance professionals.
03. Create advice documents for governance professionals on the organisation and administration of member, director and annual general meetings.
04. Apply principles of general and director meetings to practical applications through simulated learning.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinator

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 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 words

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination - 3000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Willard

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on any day including weekend 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 words

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination - 3000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4