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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedSouth Africa First semester 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
South Africa First semester 2011 (On-campus block of classes)


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. develop an understanding of the management of retirement funds by boards of management
  2. develop the capacity to analyse the fiduciary duties of trustees
  3. explain the constraints of investments of retirement benefits
  4. develop a comprehensive understanding of the operational issues of retirement funds including amendments to funds, dissolution, amalgamation and transfers.


Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week