ACCT624-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020

Corporate Governance

15 points

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


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


Subject to approval of the Head of Department.


FINC611, FINC650, ACIS624

Equivalent Courses


Course Coordinator

Julia Wu


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