Corporate Governance - MAN00028I

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  • Department: The York Management School
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Matthias Hambach
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module summary

The module introduces students to corporate governance and accountability processes.

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2019-20

Module aims

The module introduces students to corporate governance and accountability processes.

Module learning outcomes

  • Explain the functions of corporate governance and the responsibilities and duties of corporate directors.
  • Compare, contrast and evaluate corporate governance and accountability processes.
  • Corporate governance
  • Accountability through regulation, trust and market relationships
  • Case studies of governance failure
  • Critical perspectives on the above

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Essay 1500 Words
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Essay 1500 Words
N/A 100

Module feedback

Module assessment reports to students are written by the module leader for all assessments (open and closed) and placed on the VLE after the Board of Examiners has received the module marks.

The timescale for the return of feedback will accord with TYMS policy

Indicative reading

Goergen, M. (2018). Corporate Governance: A Global Perspective 1st ed. Cengage.



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