Learn the free market system and business.
Understand the role and responsibility of business in society.
Understand the primary goal of corporate governance.
Recognize that effective corpora
Corporate Governance in Transition
Realize that corporate governance is evolving and the structure varies across countries,
industries, and companies.
Understand the history of corporate governance.
Identify and list the
Understand emerging issues and the challenges, opportunities, and improvement they
present to corporate governance.
Realize the importance of maintaining investor confidence worldwide.
BGS Week 2
Explain how corporate social responsibility (CSR)
Economic model Legal model Social model
is seen as a contradiction. (The financial and investment
Topic: That the social responsibility of business is to maximise its profits
1) Clean up after yourselves (companies should solve the problem generated by themselves,
govt may not do a good job)
May result in further implications as compani
BGS Week 3
Can range from an interest in an undertaking to a legal
Stakeholder An individua
BGS Week 4
Explain the concept of corporate public policy and
Corporate public policy is the part of the strategic
Corporate Governance in Private
and Not-for Profit Organizations
Discuss the purpose and roles of NPOs.
Evaluate SOX and its potential application to private companies and NPOs.
Present the corporate governance principle
Contemporary Issues in Business
Ethics and Corporate Governance
Address the broad influence of technology in twenty-first-century corporate governance
Introduce a theoretical cybercompany model to promote the use of inform
Roles and Responsibilities of Other
Corporate Governance Participants
Association of Investment
Management and Research (AIMR)
Identify the corporate governance developments in the post-SOX era.
Understand how corporate governance is designed .
Define corporate governance structure and its components of principles, functions,
Introduction to Business Ethics
Present the definition of ethics in general and business ethics in particular.
Recognize the need for a code of ethics that is upheld especially by setting the right tone
at the top.
Board of Directors Roles and
Identify the difference between decision management and decision control.
Understand the role of the board of directors.
Understand that the board of directors is ultimately re
Board Committee Roles and
Provide an overview of the functions of board committees.
Understand the roles and responsibilities of board committees.
Be aware of the objectives of establishing board committees
Roles and Responsibilities of
Introduce the managerial function of corporate governance.
Understand the roles, responsibilities, and duties of corporate senior executives,
including the CEO and CFO.
Understand the roles and responsibilities of regulators and standard setters.
Provide an overview of fundamental provisions of SOX and their impacts.
Provide an overview
Internal Auditors Roles and
Understand the importance and value-added nature of the internal audit function.
Review the qualities of an effective internal audit department.
Discuss the role of internal a
External Auditors Roles and
independent auditors play in
achieving effective corporate
The Accountancy Investigation & Discipline Board (AIDB)
Stakeholders Roles and
Discuss shareholder responsibilities in monitoring the effectiveness and validity of
Provide insight for strengthening shareholder rights.
Discuss the role insti
Should I cheat on my income tax return by inflating my