Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Study Period Commencement:
January, Semester 1, Semester 2
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Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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CoordinatorProf Paul Kofman
Ethical practices instil a public trust in the fairness of financial markets and transactions, allowing them to function efficiently. Ethical practices by finance and investment professionals benefit all market participants and stakeholders and lead to increased investor confidence in global capital markets. The perspectives acquired in this subject should be useful to students in their chosen finance profession as this subject presents a framework for ethical conduct in the investment profession by focusing on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. Citing and discussing examples of the financial scandals that have shaken public confidence in the ethics of financial market participants, this subject explains the importance of ethics in the operation of financial institutions and in the personal conduct of finance professionals.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Week 1 Jan 19 – 23 Fri Jan 23rd – webinar 1 (5-6pm)
Week 2 Jan 27 – 30 Wiki start - Tues Jan 27th
Week 3 Feb 2 - 6
Week 4 Feb 9 -13 Wiki due - Mon Feb 9th , Fri Feb 13th – webinar 2 (5-6pm)
Week 5 Feb 16-20
Week 6 Feb 23-27 Fri Feb 27th - webinar 3 (5-6pm)
Exam Week March 2 - 6
Boatright, J.R., 2009. Ethics and the Conduct of Business, 6 th Ed., Pearson Education International, New Jersey, USA.
CFA Institute, 2005. Standards of Practice Handbook, 9 th Ed., Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
High level of development: written and oral communication; application of theory to practice; ability to recognise attitudes, actions and beliefs of others; working effectively within groups/ teams; adaptability to respond readily to changing situations and priorities; application of high ethical standards in professional practice and social interactions
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Ethics &&&& Investing |
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