Diploma in Corporate Governance

Diploma in Corporate Governance Summary
Duration: 1 year
Schedule: Part time
Starting: September 2014
Fees: €14,000 (Non UCD Graduates) €12,600 (UCD Alumni)
Programme Director: Prof. Niamh Brennan

The Diploma in Corporate Governance programme content will incorporate debates on current challenges and developments in corporate governance. This will include analysis of real life case studies. The Diploma consists of four modules, comprising 12 courses as follows:

Overview of corporate governance
Regulatory Framework I
Regulatory Framework II
Role of company boards/Behavioural aspects of boards
Directors' responsibilities
Selection of non-executive directors
Executive remuneration and incentives
The annual report/The annual financial statements

Role, function and responsibilities of audit committees
Risk management and the role of the director
Business strategy 
Improving business performance

For a full programme syllabus, please click here.

Teaching Methods

The resources and wealth of experience of the 100 strong academic staff in the UCD School of Business, combined with senior level management and practitioners as guest speakers, will enhance the learning experience.  Furthermore, the interaction among highly capable and motivated participants, sharing insights and experiences, will augment individuals’ knowledge and understanding.

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