ACCT624-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Corporate Governance

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022


Corporate governance theory and practice. Topics include: Corporate governance in New Zealand, Australia, and around the world; Theories of corporate governance; The board of directors and its committees; Director and executive remuneration; Corporate governance scandals; and Stakeholders.

Learning Outcomes

The objectives of the course are:
a) To provide students with an understanding of recent developments in corporate governance theory and research;
b) To expose students to a variety of research methods used in corporate governance research;
c) To expose students to international trends in corporate governance regulations and practices;
d) To build the generic skills of students including:
i Oral and written communication
ii Analytical
iii Critical thinking
Note that this course is co-coded as MPAC624 and FINC650.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department.


FINC611, FINC650, ACIS624

Equivalent Courses


Course Coordinator

Julia Wu


Neil Crombie


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Seminar Participation 10%
Seminar Presentation 20%
Essay 1 35%
Essay 2 35%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,009.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 3 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems .

All ACCT624 Occurrences

  • ACCT624-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022