Governance NZ

Corporate Governance

Subject aims

This subject has been designed to achieve the following aims:

  • to provide corporate governance professionals, including company executives, senior managers and company secretaries, with a solid platform of governance knowledge and skills.
  • to identify the business and organizational context of corporate governance.
  • to develop an awareness and understanding of governance processes and systems and their relevance to compliance, due diligence, best practice and professionalism.
  • to identify the changing nature of governance and challenges presented by the 21st century business environment.

Learning Outcome One

Overview of the general principles of corporate governance

Learning Outcome Two

The board of directors and leadership

Learning Outcome Three

Risk management

Learning Outcome Four

Financial and non-financial reporting, corporate social responsibility, business ethics

Learning Outcome Five: Part One

The shareholder

Learning Outcome Five: Part Two