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CGV B413

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CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

CGV B413

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CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Course Start Date
Aut 2022
Course Level
Higher
Length in Terms
1 terms
Credits
5
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
7,100
Future Terms
Aut 23
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Aut 2022
Higher1 terms5
English
7,100
Aut 23

Course Coordinator: Lam Siu-wa, Master of Business (University of Newcastle, Australia); Master of Corporate Governance (PolyU); FCG (CS, CGP); HKFCG (CS, CGP)

Course Developer: Dr Susana Yuen, HKMU; Anna Sum, HKMU

Advisory prerequisite(s)
You are advised to have already studied LAW B262.

Aims
This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the rationale for adopting governance standards, the nature and purpose of those standards, the modes of implementing good corporate governance practices, the most important contemporary corporate governance issues globally and, in particular, those that relate to Hong Kong and China. Additionally, the course will analyse the importance of corporate social responsibility to equip students with vital knowledge for their future professional careers.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • The corporate governance system and its underlying theoretical bases
  • The regulatory framework relating to corporate governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • The roles and responsibilities of company officers and auditors in the corporate governance system
  • Stakeholder protection
  • Corporate governance across the world

Learning support
There will be four three-hour tutorials.

Assessment
There are two assignments and one examination. Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare the assignments, and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Set book(s) 
A custom textbook will be provided.