Corporate Governance

Course content:

  • Historical Development
  • Shareholder, Stakeholder Theories
  • Bank and Market Systems
  • Board Structure
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of the Level of CG (OECD Principles)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (Harvard Case Study)
  • Fusion, Merges and Acquisitions, Hostile Takeovers
  • Case studies: Enron, Parmalat, Volkswagen-Porche Hostile Takeover


Recommended literature and other sources:

ROBERT A. MONKS, NELL MINOW: Corporate governance. 4th ed., Hoboken: John Wiley, 2008, ISBN 978-1-4051-7106-9

CHRIS A. MALLIN: Corporate governance. 2nd ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-19-928900-4

R. TRICKER: Corporate governance: principles, policies and practices. 2nd ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, ISBN 978-019-9607-969
OECD principles of corporate governance [online]. Paris: OECD, v. [cit. 2015-09-30]. Download available here: