Corporate Governance Training

20 Hours / 3 Months / Mentor Supported

Course Overview:

Corporate governance deals with the complex set of relationships between the corporation and its board of directors, management, shareholders, and other stakeholders. In the recent years, the regulators and legislators have intensified their focus on how businesses are being run. They are endeavoring to create a template for new corporate governance and disclosure measures, which is beneficial for both the stakeholders and controllers.

Course Outline:

Overview
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • What is Corporate Governance
  • Definitions and Importance of Corporate Governance
  • Reputation, Competition and Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Ethics
  • Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility
  • Globalization and Corporate Governance
Models and Mechanisms
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Models of Corporate Governance
  • Mechanisms of Corporate Governance
Shareholders and Stakeholders
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Shareholder Rights
  • Equitable Treatment
  • Responsibilities of Shareholders
  • Minority Shareholders’ Protection
  • Stakeholder Protection
Board of Directors
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Structure and Independence of the Board
  • Responsibilities and Duties of the Board
  • Selection, Remuneration and Evaluation of the Board
  • Board Committees
  • The Board and the Management
Audit Committee
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Organization of Audit Committee
  • Responsibilities of the Audit Committee
  • Working with Auditors and Management
  • Blue Ribbon Committee
Banking Corporate Governance
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Sound Corporate Governance Practices in Banking
  • The Role of Public Disclosure
  • Supervisors and Transparency
  • Recommendations for Enhancing Bank Transparency
  • Supportive Environment to Corporate Governance
Corporate Scandals
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • General Motors
  • American Express
  • Enron
  • WorldCom
  • Bad Corporate Practices
Best Practices
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Infosys Technologies
  • Sony
Corporate Responsibility
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • The UK Corporate Responsibility Act 2002

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.
Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


** Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated. Software is not included with the purchase of the course, unless otherwise specified. Students are responsible for the purchase and installation of the necessary course software. **