Corporate Governance - Workshop SG 2018

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This workshop aims to give you a practical understanding of corporate governance concepts, the theory of corporate governance and its practical implications. You will also gain insights on the Monetary Authority of Singapore Guidelines and Regulations on Corporate Governance. This workshop incorporates interactive exercises, group work and case studies to give you an in-depth understanding of the corporate governance framework from both theoretical and practical aspects.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to corporate governance
    • Cases of failed corporate governance
    • The Role of Accounting in Corporate Governance
  • Corporate governance theoretical aspects
    • Agency theory
    • Separation of ownership and control
    • Transaction cost economics
    • Stakeholder theory
    • Stewardship theory
  • Corporate governance – practical aspects
    • Directors and board structure
    • Director’s performance and remuneration

This workshop is part of the Finance For the Future Program and is eligible for funding support of more than 40%* off the workshop fees. Eligibility conditions apply. Enter code FUTURE18 at checkout. To apply the promotional code, you must complete separate payment for each workshop.

*Discount based on member price

Trainer Profile

Dr James Kwan
An award-winning, passionate and committed trainer with more than 20 years of teaching experience in the public universities such as NTU, NUS and SIT, and private higher education institutions in Singapore and overseas, James specialises in teaching and conducting training in areas on financial accounting/reporting, cost and management accounting, financial management, risk management, and corporate governance at professional, undergraduate and postgraduate level. He is currently an independent director with one of the SGX Main Board listed companies where he chairs the Remuneration Committee and also a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. He holds a PhD in finance from the University of Western Australia and also has three masters degree: an MBA from the University of Strathclyde, an MBA in Investment and Finance from the University of Hull and a Master in Business Research from the University of Western Australia.


  • Understand the concept of corporate governance
  • Familiar with Monetary Authority of Singapore Guidelines and Regulations on Corporate Governance
  • Understand the theory of corporate governance and its practical implications


This workshop is suitable for Practising and Non-Practising Accountants, Managers and Business owners to understand operational risk management and their application to businesses. Those who like to gain more insights on governance in a business environment are welcome to attend.



1 day