The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment

Corporate Governance & Value Assurance

Short Course - 15 Credits at SCQF level 11 | Commercial Practice for the Energy Sector

Corporate Governance & Value Assurance; 15 Credits at SCQF level 11
One of a set of 9 competency-led topics that have been designed in close collaboration with industry practitioners and incorporate real world case studies and scenarios.

This module will cover the areas of value assurance and protection, corporate governance and shareholder value, fraud awareness, competition law and professional practice, conduct and duty of care, due diligence, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), ethics, the Bribery Act and gifts and hospitality.

This course has one study option
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • Online Learning
Mode of Study
  • Part Time
Start Date
January / September
Course Length
15 weeks including delivery and assessment
  • Synthesis and evaluation of a range of corporate governance controls in order to describe and advise on business impact
  • Critical analysis and evaluation of the role and impact of Corporate Social Responsibility policies and actions in the Energy Sector

Proposal and generation of appropriate measurement techniques for the assessment of performance in relation to specific aspects of corporate governance and value assurance.

Learning will take place through the University online virtual learning environment (VLE), Campus Moodle, with a mix of online lectures, tutorials and self-guided study. Each topic within the Module will have a number of obligatory activities aimed at emphasising the learning. You are also required to contribute to a number of discussion forums on particular subject matter and case studies.

Assessment

Students are formally assessed by set exercises.

Academic Support

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre 

Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Study Skills Support

At the end of this module you will have a broad knowledge and understanding of the energy sectors. You could progress to other modules within the commercial practice course to gain additional credits towards the full MSc. This will give you the qualification to work within the energy sector as a commercial manager and other fields with the energy sector.

Relevant industry experience and/or a good honours degree.

 

Course fees: £1,170

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Other Fees and Charges

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Accreditation

This module is part of a MSc Course which is accredited by:

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Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 

We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.

University Wide Facilities

Apply

Register direct to the university using our online application form. 

Applications close 1 week prior to the start of the module. 


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