Monash University Handbooks 2008

BTX9760 - Risk control and the law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Wayne Gumley


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Weekend On-campus)


This unit considers the nature of legal risk and their importance in modern business operations, with particular consideration of the common law and statutory obligations faced by employers, corporate directors and business managers, particularly with respect to occupational health and safety risks, corporate governance and environmental obligations and including consideration of litigation and other formal procedures for dispute resolution.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Within semester assessment: 60%
Final examination (2 hours, open book): 40%



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