Corporate Governance & Value Assurance
Short Course - 15 Credits at SCQF level 11 | Commercial Practice for the Energy Sector
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.
- 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.
Students are formally assessed by set exercises.
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.
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
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.
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Applications close 1 week prior to the start of the module.
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