ACCT624-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020

Corporate Governance

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 13 July 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 24 July 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 25 September 2020

Description

Corporate governance theory and practice. Topics include: Corporate governance in New Zealand, Australia, and around the world; Theories of corporate governance; The board of directors and its committees; Director and executive remuneration; Corporate governance scandals; and Stakeholders.

Learning Outcomes

The objectives of ACCT624: Corporate Governance are:
a) To provide students with an understanding of recent developments in corporate governance theory and research;  
b) To expose students to a variety of research methods used in corporate governance research;  
c) To expose students to international trends in corporate governance regulations and practices;  
d) To build the generic skills of students including:
i Oral and written communication
ii Analytical  
iii Critical thinking

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of Department.

Restrictions

FINC611, FINC650, ACIS624

Equivalent Courses

FINC611

Course Coordinator

Julia Wu

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Seminar Participation 10%
Seminar Presentations 20%
Essay 1 35%
Essay 2 35%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $982.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 3 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems on the department and colleges page.

All ACCT624 Occurrences

  • ACCT624-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020