Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
BTS1201 or equivalent.
This unit examines business entities law at an advanced level, with emphasis on the law of partnership, company law, the law of close corporations and the law of business trusts. An examination will also be made of the relevant legal aspects relating to corporate governance with specific emphasis on the role and duties of directors. The law pertaining to auditors and their role in a business entity will be examined as will the law relating to financial reporting and the keeping of financial records by business entities.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
Within semester assessment: 40% + Examination: 60%
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.