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Introductory Corporate Governance

Description

Objectives
Upon completion of this module, students will know and understand the key issues and players involved in corporate governance. Students will also gain an appreciation of how corporate governance issues are complicated. Finally, students will also be exposed to the latest global issues with regard to corporate governance.

Description / Program
When the internet bubble burst and when numerous accounting scandals (e.g., WorldCom, Enron, Parmalat, etc.) came to light, the markets crashed and countries around the world issued new or revised corporate governance codes, including the U.S. (e.g., Sarbanes-Oxley Act). This module deals with one of the most important financial issues of our times: corporate governance.

Learning Method / Style of Lessons
Lectures, practitioner presentations, classroom discussions

Exam Style
Comprehensive final exam and classroom participation

Readings/Textbooks

K. Kim, J. Nofsinger, E. Nowak, Corporate Governance, 4th edition, World Scientific
Academic journal articles and cases distributed in class.

People

 

Nowak E.

Course director

Chen S.

Assistant

Reynolds J. E.

Assistant

Additional information

Semester
Spring
Academic year
2019-2020
ECTS
3
Language
English
Education
Master of Science in Economics and Communication in Financial Communication, Core course, Fundamental knowledges, 1st year

Master of Science in Economics in Finance, Core course, Minor in Banking and Finance, 1st year

Master of Science in Economics in Management, Elective course, Track in Socially Responsible Management, 1st year