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Governance and Corporate Leadership

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: ENT80010

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit is designed to address the governance and leadership needs of business and social enterprises and entrepreneurs in growing and mature organisations.


  • Governance – defining good governance systems, practices and legislative requirements
  • Sensitising students to ethical dilemmas and their role in governance and leadership
  • Developing a governance charter for an enterprise
  • Types, roles and responsibilities of Boards and their relationship with management
  • Organisation dynamics at senior executive and Board levels
  • International and cross-cultural issues in governance
  • Sustainability and corporate social responsibility at Board level
  • The Board’s role in strategy and strategic management