Company Law

RMIT University Vietnam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Company Law

  • Host University

    RMIT University Vietnam

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Area of Study

    Business, Legal Studies, Pre-Law

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Required Prior Study

    002917 Commercial Law or equivalent prior to enrolling in 002928 Company Law.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    12
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Course Description

    In this course you will acquire an understanding of how the legal principles relating to corporate law apply to business clients. Using a case study, you will examine the key corporate law principles involved in the creation, operation, and winding up of a company in Australia.

     

    Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

    On the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

    • Provide well researched advice to businesses clients on a range of corporate law issues regarding company operations.
    • Provide advice to businesses and clients regarding the implications of a changing regulatory environment relating to corporate law.
    • Communicate effectively with clients on a range of business issues to indicate the corporate law consequences of decisions taken.
    • Conduct research make informed recommendations that support improvements to corporate law.

     

    Overview of Learning Activities

    In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.

     

    Overview of Learning Resources

    Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT StudiesBlackboard. These may include topic notes and slides, a study schedule, assessment details, links to relevant internet information, readings and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and sharing of information.

    Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

    Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.

     

    Overview of Assessment

    The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

    Assessment Task 1: 20%
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3
    Assessment Task 2: 30%
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4
    Final Exam: 50%
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

    Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.