We have designed this course on corporate governance, with a view to providing students a convenient and systematic build-up of knowledge on the subject matter. The course fulfils the void that exists, as corporate governance is technically a new discipline in management science.
The course presents a detailed study of corporate governance written in simple and lucid language. Beginning with the explanation of the basic issues associated with the subject, it guides the readers from elementary to complex concepts. The course incorporates several features that make it a student-friendly text. Designed to cater to the needs of students both as a text and as a reference volume on corporate governance, the course provides an in-depth coverage of all topics a student ought to know on the subject.
The course also includes the real-world cases which presents the students with snapshots from the corporate world. These cases have been selected to enable readers understand the multifarious and diverse environment within which the corporations operate.
The course also includes a list of suggested readings for those who wish to know more about the topics discussed in the chapter from authors who are experts on the subject.
The course deals with the basics of corporate governance a student of the subject ought to know such as an overview of the subject, the theory and practice of corporate governance and landmarks in the emergence of corporate governance as a systematised body of knowledge. The course further provides exposure to the students to the study of business ethics in its relation to corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and environment, besides the role of the media in ensuring corporate governance and how monopoly and competition provide different situations in its implementation in corporations.
The end-of-course questions are designed to check the student’s comprehension of concepts provided in the course.
Hope you enjoy this course!