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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5446

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
169491

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 4 & 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To develop understanding of the complexities and importance of ethics and corporate governance in a demanding global business environment, while promoting awareness of professional financial advisors and planners’ ethical responsibilities and the importance of FASEA, its code of ethics, values and standards.

Course content

Professions and professionalism; ethical frameworks and decision-making; FASEA code of ethics and code monitoring bodies; best interest duty; reflective practices and due diligence; individual and group decision-making; client engagement and relationships; consent; resolution of ethical issues or conflicts.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 1200 words 20% N/A
Reflective writing 1200 words 20% N/A
Case study 3000 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment 1200 words 20% N/A
Reflective writing 1200 words 20% N/A
Case study 3000 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 1200 words 20% N/A
Reflective writing 1200 words 20% N/A
Case study 3000 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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