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Aim: To provide candidates with an insight into the principles of corporate governance and to develop sufficient understandings of corporate governance to enable them identify the practical benefits that will emerge from the proper and consistent application of these principles.

Participant Profile: Course is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills to work in a management/supervisory role.

Duration: 6 days (usually 1 day per week) in a classroom setting. Learners will be required to complete work outside of class time.

Status: Elective Minor component

Credit Value: 15 Credits towards 120 credits in Management Level 6 award 6M4587


Some learning outcomes of the component include:

  1. Principles of Governance and Governance in the Public and Private Sectors
  2. Governance of Agencies and Governance Roles and Responsibilities
  3. Human Resource and the Corporate Governance relationship
  4. Best Practice and Professional Models
  5. Business management and strategies to that establishes strong corporate governance
  6. The role of HR within an organisation and it influences on good corporate governance practices.
  7. Ethics and Performance and Accountability
  8. Audit and Assurance
  9. Control and Risk Management Department of Finance Code of Practice or the Governance of State Bodies
  10. EU legislation and insolvency
  11. Role of Risk Management in Modern Organisations
  12. Risk Management Process
  13. Internal Controls


Entry Requirement: Minimum of Level 5 certificate standard of education or management experience. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Assessment: Assignment 60% Assignments 40% Learners will receive assignment briefs and guidelines on completing these assessments.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one and email support available from tutors throughout the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie. Discounts available if the course is booked and paid in full online.
Transfer/progression: Successful completion enables the learner to transfer to programmes leading to other certificates where this component is a mandatory or an elective requirement at Level 6.

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