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040017 KU Advanced CF: Corporate Governance (2018W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 24 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 04.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 11.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 18.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 25.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 08.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 15.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 22.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 29.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 06.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 13.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 10.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 17.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 24.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 31.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course discusses firms’ corporate governance structures as a reaction to different agency problems. These agency problems include conflicts of interest between shareholders and managers, debt holders, minority shareholders, and other stakeholders. These agency problems will be used to analyze and explain corporate governance mechanisms such as the allocation of control rights, executive compensation, and the board of directors. The course will also cover relevant empirical work that analyzes the determinants an effects of different corporate governance mechanisms. The course will also look at the corporate governance of banks and its role in the financial crisis.

Assessment and permitted materials

Students are required to attend and actively participate in class. There will be two exams. Additional requirements will be announced in class.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students must have completed the compulsory Corporate Finance 1. Students are also expected to have completed undergraduate mathematics courses in multivariable differential calculus and single variable integral calculus

Examination topics

The entire contents of the lecture, the readings assigned during the course, and the prerequisite courses.

Reading list

TBA

Association in the course directory

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