Corporate Governance and Business Ethics

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Corporate Governance and Business Ethics

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Business Management, Corporate Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ICMB341, ICMB372

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    How modern corporations are governed and to whom they should be responsible, role of the board of directors, the reaggregation of shareholder power due to concentrated institutional holdings, accountability of the board of directors to shareholders and other corporate stakeholders (employees, customers, suppliers, and communities), ethical issues facing corporate managers making decisions and their impact on employees, customers, and the public.

    Course Objectives:

    1. Understand the importance of good corporate governance, and business ethics as the key to success of doing businesses in the global market.
    2. Understand the role of the board of directors, the shareholder power which are aggregated due to the concentrated institutional holdings, and the responsibility of the board of directors to shareholders and other corporate stakeholders.
    3. Understand the meaning of ethics, religion-based ethics, marketing and ethics, social responsibility, and the establishment of the company’s ethical culture.
    4. Analyze the ethical issues facing managers on decision making, their impact on employees, customers, and the public.

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