International Corporate Governance

The module will cover the following topics:

  • evolution of corporate governance including international developments in corporate governance
  • roles of institutional investors, individual investors and stakeholders
  • shareholder activism; board structures and remuneration
  • regulatory aspects of corporate governance
  • practice and effectiveness of corporate governance in selected countries

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to:

  • Discuss the current developments in corporate governance laws, institutions and regulations in selected countries
  • Evaluate the practice and implementation of corporate governance in business organisations in selected countries
  • Critically review the debate on the role and effectiveness of corporate governance within an international context
  • Evaluate the role of institutional investors in promoting standards of good corporate governance within an international context.

Assessment

3 hr unseen written examination