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Corporate Governance 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The aim of the course is to enable students to develop specialized theoretical and practical knowledge of corporate governance focusing on mechanisms, international contexts and regulations. The course combines a variety of theories and perspectives to enable an understanding the multi-disciplinary field of corporate governance.
The course elaborates on the understanding of corporate governance based on mechanisms. These corporate governance mechanisms include among other things ownership, board of directors, auditors, financial markets, and corporate law. The mentioned corporate governance mechanisms form the thematic structure of the course.
The course further elaborates on the role of regulation and comparative aspects of corporate governance, both in theory and in practice.

Connection to Research and Practice

This is a theoretically as well as practically oriented course in corporate governance connecting to the JIBS focus area ownership. The theory is being exemplified through its application on the real life cases. The course also exemplifies the interaction between corporate governance theory and practice by the means of state-of-the-art empirical research in the field. Finally, the course introduces students to comparative aspects of corporate governance as well as corporate governance regulation and scrutinizes their development and application by applying theoretical lenses.

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Economics (i.e the equivalent of 180 credits at an accredited university) or the equivalent.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JCGR29
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2020: Oct 26 - Jan 17
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Ulf Larsson Olaison
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
15000kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-J0101
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Content updated 2020-08-25