Details for Governance, Law and Ethics

This subject deals with governance principles and policies for corporations, not-for profit organisations, schools and churches. It considers both the legal aspects of governance and ethical and theological perspectives.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: LEA550
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Adrian Glamorgan

Prerequisites

Nil

Awards offering Governance, Law and Ethics

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Curriculum Objective

The course deals with governance principles and policies for corporations, not-for profit organisations, schools and churches. It considers both the legal aspects of governance and ethical and theological perspectives.

Outcomes

Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Explain the historical, legal, ethical and theological contexts of governance.
  2. Critically evaluate governance arrangements in organisations.
  3. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the role of boards, and knowledge to function effectively as a board member, to work with boards, and to develop and evaluate boards.
  4. Assess current policy debates about governance, especially in relation to not-for-profit organisations, schools and churches.
  5. Contrast various models of governance, and critique governance structures and processes.

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face-to-Face
  • Online
  • Intensive

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  • Quiz (20%)
  • Role-play (10%)
  • Project (20%)
  • Exam (50%)

Prescribed Text

Tricker, B. Corporate Governance Principles, Policies and Practices 2ndEdition. Oxford: OUP, 2012.

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