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Introductory Corporate Governance

Descrizione

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.

Persone

 

Nowak E.

Docente titolare del corso

Chen S.

Assistente

Reynolds J. E.

Assistente

Informazioni aggiuntive

Semestre
Primaverile
Anno accademico
2019-2020
ECTS
3
Lingua
Inglese
Offerta formativa
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Master of Science in Economics in Finance, Corso obbligatorio, Minor in Banking and Finance, 1° anno

Master of Science in Economics in Management, Corso a scelta, Track in Socially Responsible Management, 1° anno