ACCT624-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021

Corporate Governance

15 points

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


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.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department.


FINC611, FINC650, ACIS624

Equivalent Courses


Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Rehua 702
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct

Course Coordinator

Julia Wu


Neil Crombie


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 department and colleges page .

All ACCT624 Occurrences

  • ACCT624-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021