Corporate Governance Training

Hours: 20 / Access Length: 3 Months / Delivery: Online, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $295.00

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:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.