What is corporate governance?

Professional Development


This course provides an overview of corporate governance, distinguishing it from management. It examines governance processes, concepts and structures, specifically highlighting and improving awareness of areas that are frequently overlooked or misunderstood using practical activities where possible.

Online Classroom

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This course will be delivered through Online Classroom Live.

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Suitable For

New entrants into the industry and junior administrators.

01 Jul 2020    View session times
01 Jul 2020    12:00 - 14:00
2 CPD hours
2 hours

What is corporate governance?

Date: 01 Jul 2020
Time: 12:00 - 14:00

Cost: GBP 120

Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Explain how governance differs from management
  • Understand the various governance theories especially agency theory
  • Explain what a stakeholder is
  • Discuss the role of the board
  • Appreciate the need for effective risk management and internal control

Course Content

  • Governance: what is it?
  • Stakeholders and the theory of agency
  • Regulatory issues around effective corporate governance
  • The effective offshore board (+ committees)
  • Internal control and risk