MAA350 - Professional Ethics and Governance
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
MAA260 or MAA363
Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
As a requirement of International Education Standard 4 released by the International Federation of Accountants, the unit develops students' appreciation of ethics and their ability to evaluate and apply ethical principles in the decision-making process in accounting and finance. Topics covered include: the nature of ethics; ethical factors influencing the performance of financial services; ethical theories and principles applicable to finance professionals; ethical decision-making models; ethical issues and conflicts of interest in the financial services industry; professional codes and workplace ethics; corporate social responsibility; principles of corporate governance; applying ethical decisions in case scenarios; and international business practices.
Assessment 1- e-portfolio initiative - 20%
Part 1 (Group of 2 students) - Debate/presentation on ethical issues- 10 minute video presentation (10%)
Part 2 (individual) - Written reflection diary log - 800 words (10%)
Assessment 2 (Group of 2 students) - Case analysis written assignment (3500 words) - 20%
Examination 2 hours - 60%
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.