ACCT624-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021

Corporate Governance

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021

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 the course 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
Note that this course is co-coded as MPAC624 and FINC650.

Prerequisites

Subject to approval of the Head of Department.

Restrictions

FINC611, FINC650, ACIS624

Equivalent Courses

FINC611

Course Coordinator

Julia Wu

Lecturer

Neil Crombie

Assessment

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

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $992.00

* 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 departments and faculties page .

All ACCT624 Occurrences

  • ACCT624-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021