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Trainers Assessment Resource
FNSACC XXXXXXXXXXVersion 2.1 April XXXXXXXXXXPage 1 of 4
ASSESSMENT 1 – RESEARCH REPORT
STUDENT INFORMATION
This information is to be handed to each student to outline the assessment requirements

For this assessment, you are to research and review corporate governance requirements for a
company of their choice. The company must be chosen in consultation with your assessor. You
may base this task on your Training Organisation if no other companies are suitable. As a
minimum, it is important that you:
 Undertake a comprehensive review of corporate governance requirements applicable to
corporations, and determine their relevance to your chosen company
 Research and explain 8 corporate governance principles. You may refer to governance
principles written for ASX, however if your company is not ASX listed, you should
choose relevant standards to apply. Be sure to provide you reasons for choosing these
standards.
 Determine what practical applications these requirements have on the company
 Seek further information regarding practical application of corporate governance
equirements from relevant sources (these sources must be included in your report).
Further information may be sought from a variety of sources including, but not limited
to:
- ATO
- Professional associations
- Financial information systems
- ASIC
 Comprehensively review any internal control procedures your business has in place and
determine whether compliance with corporate governance requirements has been met.
If so, detail how. If not, suggest additional internal control policies to ensure
compliance.
This assignment should be submitted in the form of a detailed written report. You must utilise
sources as listed above for clarification, and these sources must be documented in your report.
Assessment Summary
You are to submit the following evidence / perform the following tasks
 Develop and submit your written report as outlined above



This assessment is due on: __________________________________




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ASSESSMENT 2: PROJECT
STUDENT INFORMATION
This information is to be handed to each student to outline the assessment requirements


Part 1: (1,000 words)
You are required to undertake a further review of the company chosen in Assignment 1.
Students are required to undertake the following:
 Review the following aspects of financial delegations and accountabilities within the
company and determine their compliance with internal control procedures
- Expenditure and / or investment approvals
- Corporate governance requirements
- Loan and lending approvals
- Sign off authorities
 Determine timeframes taken to complete and release reports such as operating and cash
flow statements
- Are these completed within agreed-upon timeframes?
- Do the deadlines comply with legislative requirements?

Once students have reviewed the relevant areas, they should write a 1,000 word report on their
findings. Students should focus on an area that either does not meet corporate governance
equirements, or can be improved for the next part of this assignment.

Part 2:
Students must next choose an area to write a new procedure that will meet corporate
governance requirements. Ideally, this should be within the context of financial reporting,
ecording of data, filing etc.
 Determine the need for a new procedure that could better meet corporate governance
equirements. If all requirements are already met, the students should consult with their
instructor to determine what area they should focus on.
 Liaison with instructor to determine timeframes and deadlines for implementation of
your new policy / procedure
 Consult with published sources such as the ASX to obtain a template for your
procedure.
 Create a detailed internal control procedure to meet the needs of corporate governance
as determined in Part 1
 The procedure must be in an appropriate format and documented / filed as necessary
 The procedure can be completely new in the case of non-compliance with corporate
governance, or can be a modification of an existing policy to improve internal control
measures.

Finally, students must write a 500 word report on the following:
 Discuss how the procedure can be monitored to ensure it is effective – i.e. any relevant
e
ors should be well documented by staff
 Comment on any variations of corporate governance requirements you have discovered,
and give reasons why these variations may exist

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Assessment Summary
You are to submit the following evidence / perform the following tasks
 Submit company review report
 Submit procedure developed
 Submit monitoring report"

This assessment is due on: __________________________________
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ASSESSMENT 3: PROJECT
STUDENT INFORMATION
This information is to be handed to each student to outline the assessment requirements

For this assessment, students are to write an 800 word report on the following:
 What is purpose of corporate governance recommendations?
 Discuss how corporate governance and compliance with these policies and
ecommendations promotes ethics in business and accounting
 Give specific examples relating to the company you have researched in Assessments 1 &
2

Students must also create a spreadsheet listing the following information:
 For each corporate governance recommendation, list exactly how the company has met
the recommendation
 If any recommendations are not met, then
iefly list in the cell what the company could
implement to ensure compliance.

Assessment Summary
You are to submit the following evidence / perform the following tasks
 Submit your 800 word report as outlined above
 Submit your spreadsheet as outlined above


This assessment is due on: __________________________________
Answered Same Day Jul 15, 2021 FNSACC516 Training.Gov.Au

Solution

Nishtha answered on Jul 23 2021
114 Votes
ASSIGNMENT 1
RESEARCH REPORT
Critical Analysis on Corporate Governance
The main goal of this report is to examine the corporate governance progress in the chosen organisation. In this report, the company that has given emphasis is one of the major retailing businesses in Australia. The chosen organisation is Woolworths. Corporate governance refers in the non-moral as well as moral sense. The corporate governance of Woolworths promotes ethical environment of the company. As mentioned by Naimah (2017), it encourages strategic planning, efficient decision-making and appropriate resource allocation in addition with achieving the objective of the company. As stated by Utama (2020), good corporate governance boils down to choosing a conscientious Board, hiring honest as well as skilled managers for formulating and then enforcing policies and procedures that comply with the law and promote the best interests of the organisation. Woolworths follows all the eight principals of the corporate governance. As indicated by Gachie and Govender (2017), the first principal is governance structure, the board approves the corporate strategies that focus the long-term value of the organisation and the CEO (chief executive officer) with senior management decides the corporate governance structure of the organisation (Woolworths). The second principal is the structure of the board and its committee, the director list of the Woolworths consists of eight members. In addition, with it there are four committee, people performance committee, nomination committee, audit, risk management & compliance committee and sustainability committee. The third principal is about the appointment of the director and it procedure; Woolworths fixes some number of shares to be...
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