Singapore University of Social Sciences

Corporate Governance for the Next-Generation Business Leader

Corporate Governance for the Next-Generation Business Leader (CET507)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: General Studies

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: Centre for Continuing & Professional Education


What is corporate governance and does a company need it? Does it serve any purpose in growing a company’s business? Will corporate governance help a company to survive in the long run? This course introduces key corporate governance concepts and principles, roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in the business, and leadership and risk management for the long run. This course also underlines the importance of sound corporate governance and risk management in the preservation and creation of value as well as long-term sustainability of the business, especially in managing stakeholders, roles and strategies in the Asian context.This course is a collaborative effort with Deloitte & Touche Enterprise Risk Service Pte Ltd.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Defining Corporate Governance
  • Relevance of Corporate Governance in the Asian Context
  • Decoding the Singapore Code of Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Governance and Risk Management
  • Governance for Value Creation
  • Types of Governance Mechanism
  • When to Employ Governance Mechanisms
  • Applying Corporate Governance in Strategy Risk Management
  • Integrating Corporate Governance and Sustainability Principles
  • Transition and Succession for Continuity
  • Applying Corporate Governance and Governance Principles for the Next-Generation Leader
  • Future of Corporate Governance

Learning Outcome

  • Examine the fundamentals and purpose of corporate governance and its importance to a sustainable business
  • Recognise that corporate governance is a concept that can be adopted regardless of size and maturity of the company, by all levels within it
  • Illustrate the role of corporate governance in managing stakeholders in the Asian context
  • Compare the roles of the Board, Chairman, and CEO based on the Singapore Code of Corporate Governance
  • Appraise the appropriate governance structure relevant to a company
  • Design sound corporate governance practices within a company
  • Evaluate risk management sustainability and sustainability principles in business
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