VU22985 - Research the application of corporations law

    Unit code: VU22985 | Study level: TAFE
    Footscray Nicholson


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and apply areas of company and associations law in order to support relevant operations of a legal office, financial institution, accounting office, government department or authority or corporate section.


    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

    Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
    • communication skills to discuss and document findings
    • analytical skills to:

    • investigate and discuss the development of company law and corporation law
    • research and analytical skills to identify and discuss a range of corporation law issues
    • determine appropriate application of regulations and provisions to a wide range of companies

    Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
    • relevant international, Federal, State and legislative and statutory requirements and provisions pertaining to common law principals
    • nature and regulations of a range of corporation law issues, including:
    • types of companies and development of company law
    • companies and alternative business structures
    • regulation of companies
    • company constitution/replaceable rules
    • corporate governance
    • a company’s dealings with outsiders
    • registration of a company
    • corporate liability and the corporate veil
    • membership – rights, obligations and remedies
    • capital raising by a company
    • nature and regulation of company management

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by Victoria University Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.

    As part of a course

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