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Influences on corporate governance

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Influences on corporate governance

Corporate governance and shareholder activism have gained in importance over recent years. This free course, Influences on corporate governance, will enable you to consider the issues addressed by corporate governance. You will examine some of the recent scandals and the regulatory reactions to them, before looking at the elements that continue to drive this area.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • provide a range of definitions of corporate governance
  • identify issues usually addressed by corporate governance structures
  • summarise recent scandals and abuses and the regulatory reaction
  • identify the other drivers of corporate governance, such as capital markets, shareholders and rating agencies.

First Published: 09/08/2012

Updated: 11/02/2016

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