The purpose of Assessment Task 3 is to have students undertake an analysis of the governance structures and the effects of flawed governance structures within a firm.
Within the context of corporate governance structures, students must research, consider, analyse and provide referenced comment upon the infamous tweet by Elon Musk made August 8, 2018 at 3:48am:
"Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured."
The task will be assessed within the following sub-tasks:
1.A background to the firm and its pre-existing governance structures;
2.An analysis describing what led to the governance flaws in the firm;
3.A discussion of the effects of the tweet upon the firm, the CEO and the market;
4.An explanation of the actions taken to redress the governance flaws in the firm by the firm and by government.
Engagement with the Body of Knowledge must be demonstrated:
1.There must be at least one relevant reference from a peer reviewed journal article per 150 words, with a minimum requirement of 8 references;
2.No article may be referenced more than twice;
3.The subject text book must be referenced at least twice;
4.The bibliography, title page, and any diagrams or models are not considered within the word count for this item;
5.The item must conform with the following formatting guidelines. Marks cannot be awarded where the author's message is lost through non-compliant formatting or language:
Font 12point Callibri
Line spacing 1.5
Fully justified margins
One full return between paragraphs