Finance professionals can have a significant impact on the development of leading practice corporate governance via processes, procedures and controls to ensure legal and regulatory compliance, and structures to drive performance excellence. 

This course provides an introduction to contemporary thinking on corporate governance. It assists financial professionals to understand how a board operates and what it should be doing to govern effectively. Further, it will assist you to support the board and prepare for directorship.

Key topics:

  • Governance versus management
  • Corporate governance in the 21st century
  • Establishing good corporate governance
  • Corporate governance frameworks
  • Corporate Governance Practice Framework
  • Key governance personnel

This course consists of one online course and one online assessment.

Learning objectives

  • Describe the major principles of corporate governance and explain why they are important
  • Discuss and critique the role of the finance professional in corporate governance
  • Interpret and apply principles of corporate governance to any situation
  • Evaluate the importance of key elements of a corporate governance framework
  • Recommend an appropriate corporate governance structure for any situation


This course is suitable for finance professionals who need to understand corporate governance in detail.

365 Days