MAA250 - Ethics for Financial Professionals
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
|Previously coded as:||MAA350|
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.
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: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.
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