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Unit of Study LAWS6009 - The Law of Corporate Governance (2024)

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Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

Understand the underlying themes and issues and the key legal principles relating to corporate governance

Apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal problems in the law of corporate governance

Apply critical judgment including analysis, reasoning, and appropriate, directed research to the law of corporate governance

Identify and comment on the policy issues which arise in various topics, including the need for law reform where the law is considered deficient

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • du Plessis J, Hargovan A and Harris J, 2018, Principles of Contemporary Corporate Governance , 4th, Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781108413022.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Access to a computer and reliable internet connection.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.