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LS451A: COMPARATIVE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

This course will discuss corporate governance from comparative and legal policy perspectives. It is aimed at affording students a firm understanding of the theories of Corporate Governance, national systems of corporate governance, Board Structures and Composition, Director Liability, Executive pay and shareholders’ Rights.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 25 credits (12.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Patrick Masiyakurima

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Law (LS) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Course Aims: The course is aimed at affording students a firm understanding of the following: 1. Definition and international importance of corporate governance 2. Theories of Corporate Governance 3. National systems of corporate governance. 4. Board Structures and Composition 5. Director liability 6. Executive pay 7. Shareholders? Rights Main Learning Outcomes: The course is aimed at affording students a firm understanding of the following: 1. Definition and international importance of corporate governance 2. Theories of Corporate Governance 3. National systems of corporate governance. 4. Board Structures and Composition 5. Director liability 6. Executive pay 7. Shareholders? Rights Content: The course is aimed at affording students a firm understanding of the following: 1. Definition and international importance of corporate governance 2. Theories of Corporate Governance 3. National systems of corporate governance. 4. Board Structures and Composition 5. Director liability 6. Executive pay 7. Shareholders? Rights

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Three hour exam. Students must answer 3 questions out of 7 (100%). Resit: Normally, no resit is available.

Formative Assessment

Each student must write two timed answers to past exam questions of their choice. Each student will receive individual feedback on each of their essays.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided on the feedback form within three weeks from the date of submission.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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