MAA250 - Ethics for Financial Professionals

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MAA350
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

MAA103, MAF101

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAA350
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3 hour seminar per week 

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including 11 scheduled online workshops of 1 hour duration.

Content

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, financial planning and finance. Topics covered include: the nature of ethics; personal and organisational ethical factors; 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 of ethics and workplace ethics; corporate social responsibility; and principles of corporate governance.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

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