6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Not offered in 2017
An overview of conduct that constitutes criminality in the business world. It draws together from the various areas of business law and taxation provisions governing inappropriate conduct within corporate entities, which have the potential to attract criminal and/or other serious sanctions. It discusses the mechanisms for detecting and penalising such offences and the possible penalties.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- describe the nature and causes of corporate crime
- identify various types of corporate criminality
- identify the laws that govern corporate criminality
- describe the penalties for the various types of corporate criminality
- formulate and implement a compliance program to minimise criminal and/or other misconduct in a given corporation.
Within semester assessment: 30% + Examination: 70%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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Students must have passed BTW1200 or BTG1200 before undertaking this unit.
BTF2223, BTW2223, BTG1200