MLM706 - Corporate Governance


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Not offered.

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

For students enrolled in M729: Must have passed MLP715

All other students: Must have passed MLC707

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with:


Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and asynchronous collaborative learning up to a maximum of 1.5 hours each week which includes lecture recordings and 1 x 1.5 hour online seminar (recordings provided) each week for 9 weeks, and 1 x 2 hour online seminar (recordings provided) each week for 2 weeks. 

In-person attendance requirements

In-person attendance requirements:

Burwood (Melbourne) Intensive: This unit will be taught in intensive mode in Trimester 1 on 4 days between 9.30 am and 5.30pm on the following days: 

- Monday 20 March 2024 (9.30am to 5.30pm)
- Monday 3 April 2024 (9.30am to 5.30pm)
- Monday 8 May 2024 (9.30am to 5.30pm)
- Monday 22 May (9.30am to 5.30pm)

The eSeminars, during which the research topics will be covered, will be held as follows:

- to be confirmed
- to be confirmed
- to be confirmed


This unit consists of four distinctive parts. In Part One students are introduced to basic concepts, board structures and types of company officers. In Part Two the focus is on corporate governance in Australia. Part Three deals with corporate governance in international and global context with the emphasis on the US, the UK, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, the EU, the G20/OECD principles of corporate governance, Germany, Japan, China and Indonesia. Part Four deals with business ethics and future directions regarding corporate governance.

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