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Corporate Governance – An Introduction
Corporate governance is a broad term to describe the rules, processes, and laws by which companies are directed and controlled for the benefit of company shareholders and other stakeholders. Good corporate governance contributes to sustainable economic development by enhancing the performance of companies and improving their access to outside sources of funds.
This course describes the roles and responsibilities of company boards of directors (and their sub-committees) in promoting effective corporate governance. It also looks at some of the key issues, such as director remuneration and institutional investor engagement that are crucial to good corporate governance. Well-known examples of corporate governance failures are also highlighted.
On completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Explain the importance of good corporate governance
• Outline the key issues in corporate governance
Topic 1: Overview of Corporate Governance
• What is Corporate Governance?
• The Importance of Corporate Governance
o Agency Theory
o Stakeholder Theory
• Corporate Governance and Responsibilities of the Board of Directors
• Board of Roles
• Board Committees
• OECD Principles of Corporate Governance
• Corporate Governance Ratings
• Corporate Governance Failings
Topic 2: Key Issues in Corporate Governance
• Key Issues in Corporate Governance
o Director Remuneration
o Disclosure, Transparency and Audit
o Responsibilities of Institutional Shareholders
o Ethical Behaviour in corporates
o Corporate Governance and Company Performance
No prior knowledge is assumed for this course.
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) - An Introduction
This course covers the fundamentals of corporate social responsibility, with particular focus on the banking industry.
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