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Corporate governance


This course is specially designed for the postgraduate study of such areas as management, finance, financial law, corporate law, economics and related subjects, and has been designed to increase the depth of your understanding of corporate government issues.

Topics covered

  • Unit 1 Introduction to Corporate Governance
  • Unit 2 Theory of the Firm
  • Unit 3 Corporate Governance and the Role of Law
  • Unit 4 Corporate Governance Around the World
  • Unit 5 Board Composition and Control
  • Unit 6 CEO Compensation
  • Unit 7 International Governance
  • Unit 8 Overview of Corporate Governance Codes


  • Two assignments (30%)
  • One three-hour examination in September/October (70%).