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AFX4120 - Assurance, governance and fraud

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Peter Carey


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)


This unit considers both theoretical and practical issues relevant to the various participants to the audit process. The unit provides students with an overview of the assurance framework, the audit process, computer assisted audit techniques and issues related to corporate governance. Topics also include triple bottom line reporting, financial statement fraud, within firm fraud and fraud detection techniques.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Class presentations and case studies: 10%
Group Assignments (3000 words): 30%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


AFF3631 or AFC3160 or AFX5621 or equivalent unit. Enrolment in an honours or masters program offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics