This course will explore the impact and legal implications of your decisions at work. It will also outline your responsibility for the actions of your subordinates and familiarise you with basic legal issues, such as liability and whistleblowing. Finally, it will provide you with strategies you can use in your day-to-day responsibilities to help ensure that you're managing legally and safely.

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This online course forms part of the SkillsNet short course suite.

Please note this course is only available to CPA Australia members.

Learning objectives

  • Recognise which elements of a corporate scenario justify piercing the corporate veil
  • Recognise the importance of the corporate veil concept for the actions of individual managers and employees
  • Recognise how to handle concerns and warnings appropriately
  • Recognise the sensitivities in a communication scenario that could potentially lead to legal consequences
  • Determine the manager's responsibilities in terms of the implications of vicarious liability in a scenario


Management-level learners who want to develop a better understanding of the legal obligations they have as employees of their organisations

60 Minutes

365 Days