E-Learning Course - Corporate Governance

  • ID: 306092
  • Training
  • 27 Hours
  • KESDEE Inc
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This product helps the user understand how Corporations are best managed and governed. It cites principles published about the same by various committees. It also highlights recent corporate scandals and summarizes the latest Corporate Responsibility Bills of the US and the UK.

A dynamic e-learning product covering Corporate Governance aspects relating to shareholders, board of directors, management and other stakeholders of corporations.

The themes of this course are:

- Explain various models and mechanisms of corporate governance
- Recognize the shareholder/stakeholder rights and responsibilities
- Elucidate the issues pertaining to the board of directors and management
- Expound on the audit committees
- Analyze the corporate scandals along with corporate best practices
- Summarize the legislations on corporate governance and responsibility

Course Overview:

Corporate governance deals with the complex set of relationships between the corporation and its board of directors, management, shareholders, and other stakeholders. In the recent years, the regulators and legislators have intensified their focus on how businesses are being run. They are endeavoring to create a template for new corporate governance and disclosure measures, which is beneficial for both the stakeholders and controllers.

On completion of this course you will be able to:

- Adopt the appropriate mechanism for effective governance
- Value the shareholder and stakeholder rights and responsibilities
- Adhere to sound principles of direction and management
- Understand the significance of audit committee, its composition and responsibilities
- Implement best practices on corporate management

Target Audience:

Every professional involved in the global financial services industry (as a provider, user, regulator or advisor of product/services, marketplace/exchange) would benefit from our innovative learning solutions.

Supervisory Agencies
Central Banks
Financial Institutions
Commercial Banks
Investment Banks
Housing Societies/Thrifts
Mutual Funds
Brokerage Houses
Stock Exchanges
Derivatives Exchanges
Insurance Companies
Multinational Corporations
Accountancy Firms
Consultancy Firms
Law Firms
Rating Agencies
Multi-lateral Financial Institutions

Course Level and Number of Courses:
Intermediate Level
Library of 9 Courses

Instructional Method:
Dynamic, Interactive e-learning

Recommended Background:
Familiarity with basic concepts of corporate management
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Library of 9 Courses on Corporate Governance

Time taken to complete each Course: Two - Three hours

1. Overview

* Objectives
* Introduction
* What is Corporate Governance
* Definitions and Importance of Corporate Governance
* Reputation, Competition and Corporate Governance
* Corporate Ethics
* Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility
* Globalization and Corporate Governance

2. Models and Mechanisms

* Objectives
* Introduction
* Models of Corporate Governance
* Mechanisms of Corporate Governance

3. Shareholders and Stakeholders

* Objectives
* Introduction
* Shareholder Rights
* Equitable Treatment
* Responsibilities of Shareholders
* Minority Shareholders' Protection
* Stakeholder Protection

4. Board of Directors

* Objectives
* Introduction
* Structure and Independence of the Board
* Responsibilities and Duties of the Board
* Selection, Remuneration and Evaluation of the Board
* Board Committees
* The Board and the Management

5. Audit Committee

* Objectives
* Introduction
* Organization of Audit Committee
* Responsibilities of the Audit Committee
* Working with Auditors and Management
* Blue Ribbon Committee

6. Banking Corporate Governance

* Objectives
* Introduction
* Sound Corporate Governance Practices in Banking
* The Role of Public Disclosure
* Supervisors and Transparency
* Recommendations for Enhancing Bank Transparency
* Supportive Environment to Corporate Governance

7. Corporate Scandals

* Objectives
* Introduction
* General Motors
* American Express
* Enron
* WorldCom
* Bad Corporate Practices

8. Best Practices

* Objectives
* Introduction
* Infosys Technologies
* Sony

9. Corporate Responsibility

* Objectives
* Introduction
* The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
* The UK Corporate Responsibility Act 2002


* Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations
* Legislations and Regulations
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