Ethics, Risk and Corporate Governance


The module aims to give students competencies and skills in decision making so as to work as a professional in accouting/finance and business, by embedding better decision making approaches within regulation and controls via corporate governance, identifying risk issues with risk management and being aware of influences on the professional so as to ensure ethical decsion making.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyse the purposes and objectives of Corporate governance; Explain and apply the key principles and concepts of corporate governance.

  2. Explore the nature of the internal and external relationships and behaviour of an organisation considering governance, risk and ethics.

  3. Identify, analyse and advise on potential conflict of interest and appropriate courses of action, taking account of stakeholders

  4. Demonstrate research, analysis, judgement and decision making abilities in terms of governance, ethics and risk contexts

  5. Controlling risk and problem solving to ensure effective and appropriate outcomes to business issues

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