Corporate Governance & Ethics

Main Topics of Study:

  • The historical background and development of corporate governance
  • The growing significance of ethical approaches to business activity in the global marketplace
  • The importance of trust, fairness and transparency
  • The effect of corporate governance on the firm, the directors, shareholders and a full range of stakeholders and decision-makers
  • Models of voluntary versus statutory corporate governance
  • Codes of conduct, recognised good practice versus regulatory controls
  • Dealing with corruption
  • Anti-trust and fair competition initiatives
  • The role of the Financial Services Authority (FSA)
  • Socially and environmentally responsible approaches to business development, projects, markets and global trade
  • Ethics and the consumer view