CORPORATE GOVERNANCE | Università degli studi di Bergamo

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Modulo Generico
Codice dell'attività formativa: 
900002MOD2

Scheda dell'insegnamento

Per studenti immatricolati al 1° anno a.a.: 
2020/2021
Insegnamento (nome in italiano): 
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Insegnamento (nome in inglese): 
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Tipo di attività formativa: 
Attività formativa Caratterizzante
Tipo di insegnamento: 
Obbligatoria
Settore disciplinare: 
ECONOMIA AZIENDALE (SECS-P/07)
Anno di corso: 
1
Anno accademico di offerta: 
2020/2021
Crediti: 
6
Responsabile della didattica: 
Altri docenti: 
Louise CRAWFORD
Mutuazioni
  • Corso di studi in BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, PROFESSIONAL AND MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING - Percorso formativo in ACCOUNTING, ACCOUNTABILITY AND GOVERNANCE
  • Corso di studi in ECONOMICS AND DATA ANALYSIS - Percorso formativo in PERCORSO COMUNE

Altre informazioni sull'insegnamento

Ciclo: 
Annualità Singola
Obbligo di frequenza: 
No
Ore di attività frontale: 
48
Ore di studio individuale: 
102
Ambito: 
Aziendale
Prerequisites

None

Educational goals

Students will develop a critical understanding of the objectives, principles and methods of Corporate Governance within different economic environments. The aim is to allow students to be able in the future, to device, maintain and disclose corporate governance issues.
At the end of this course, Students will have an understanding of governance issues and criticalities, in their theoretical and practical implications and with reference to an international dimension.
Considering the application of the concepts of the course, it aims to allow the acquisition of the capability to understand governance issues related to the different professional activities (accountant, auditor, consultant etc.) of the Master Degree.
Based on this knowledge, the Student has an in-depth comprehension of governance issues and the administration needs coming from related regulations. She/He is also able to formulate a critical thinking in relation to these topics.

Course content

History and introduction to corporate governance, corporate governance theories, models and codes, directors and board structure, internal committees; remuneration role of institutional investors, accountability and reporting, corporate governance failure, corporate criminal liability; corporate governance and society; listing process.

Teaching methods

Teaching activities will include lectures, seminars and case analysis. Lectures will give an overview of the main governmental topics. Seminars will offer an in depth analysis of specific aspects and will develop a critical understanding. Case analysis will be used to discuss practical implications of these topics. Colleagues from international Universities (United Kingdom) will be involved in teaching activities, contributing to offer an international overview on the investigated topics.
Group works are parte of the learning process and can substitute some parts of the exam.

Assessment and Evaluation

Written exam.
It aims to value the achievement of learning objectives. In particular, questions are formulated to value the capability of understanding and critical thinking of Students on these topics, as well practical ability to use the information within the real economic context.
Group works allow to reduce the number of questions within the written exam of Corporate Governance.
For students attending the whole course of B.E. and CG, at the end of the course, there will be the second part exam (the first part refers to Business Ethics), referred to Corporate Governance (or a complete exam). The vote of the first and the second part will weight 50% on the final vote. Every response will be valued specifically and the average could be sufficient only if student is at least 50% in both the parts of course.

Further information

None.