Corporate Governance


On completion of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Define corporate governance and recognize why it is needed

  • Identify key theories of corporate governance

  • List the benefits of good corporate governance

  • Identify the role of the board of directors in corporate governance

  • Name the key corporate governance issues facing companies

Tutorial Overview

Corporate governance is concerned with the ways in which companies are managed and monitored to ensure that they act in ways that benefit shareholders and other stakeholders. Shareholders, management, the board of directors, and other stakeholders all have a role to play in ensuring that companies adhere to good corporate governance standards and practices. This tutorial provides a high-level overview of corporate governance and examines key issues, regulations, guidelines, and groups that play a role in implementing good corporate governance practices.

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Tutorial Duration

60 minutes