Corporate Boards and Governance

Corporate Boards and Governance

Professor Hillary Sale
Spring 2017 course
Th 9:50am - 11:50am in WCC Room 3018
2 classroom credits

Prerequisites: Corporations is required for all students.

Exam: No Exam

This course will explore the theory and reality of corporate governance from the perspective of the Board of Directors. The class will read about and discuss various topics, including corporate governance and group dynamics and consider these topics in the context of boards of directors, their fiduciary duties, and how they operate. The class will feature guest speakers who both serve on and work with boards of directors. In lieu of an exam, students will complete short, team-based papers on governance topics and present their work to the class.

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance