International Corporate Governance

Accounting and Finance, Business School

College of Social Sciences


Code 14949

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Pre-requisite modules N/A

Other pre-requisites N/A

Module description

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

Teaching and learning methods

One two hour lecture/class each week utilising formal lecture, class discussion, student presentations.