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Corporate Governance 7,5 credits

Course Contents

The objectives of this course are to describe the background of corporate governance principles; to illustrate the relationship between legislation and “soft” law (codes) in corporate governance; to examine the existing monitoring and enforcement mechanisms in different EU Member States as far as corporate governance codes are concerned; to obtain an impression of the companies’ perception of the codes. The contents are structured as follows:
I. Theoretical Aspects and Developments
  • Theoretical aspects of corporate governance;
  • Development of corporate governance codes;
  • General background in the European Union;
  • Relation between legislation and codes: rules applying to companies;
  • Relationship between legislation and codes: rules applying to Shareholders;
  • Monitoring and enforcement of corporate governance codes.

II. Analysis of Company Practice within the EU
  • Comply-or-explain information;
  • Country-specific-observations;
  • Board of Directors (Supervisory Board);
  • Audit Committees;
  • Remuneration.

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration

Level of Education: Master A1N
Course code/Ladok code: ACOR23
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2017: Oct 23 - Jan 14
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
0
Examiner
Petra Inwinkl
Course coordinator
Petra Inwinkl
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
15000kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-J7085

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