Corporate and Finance Law

71210

This online course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the legal aspects of business entities, in particular companies.

  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $772 NZ Domestic
    $2,393 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 2 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

This online course will build on the knowledge and skills developed in 71110 Introduction to Law, or an equivalent. It fits within the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia’s three year programme of study.

It also provides a basis on which to build - e.g. double majors and post-graduate studies.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

Learners who successfully complete this online course will be able to:

  • Identify and evaluate the different forms of business entities.
  • Explain and apply to factual scenarios the laws relating to the formation, control and cessation of companies.
  • Explain the laws relating to corporate funding and apply them to factual scenarios.
  • Discuss contemporary practices and issues that arise within the legal environment of business entities.

Assessment

  • 40% In-course
  • 60% Examination

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

Assessment for this course includes an examination

Open Polytechnic will, subject to you meeting the entry requirements for this course/programme, enrol you in this course.

Your enrolment in the course means that you should expect to complete an in-person examination.

Learn more

 

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Certificate
Graduate Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

Dec
2023
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul

Trimester 2 enrolment dates

Enrol by -
Course starts -
Course ends -
20 Jun 2023
3 Jul 2023
22 Oct 2023
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $772 NZ Domestic
    $2,393 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 2 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us