About This Course

This module aims to expose users to the fundamentals of corporate governance in Malaysia. Users are introduced to key processes and structures that are deployed to direct and manage the business and affairs of the company towards promoting business prosperity and corporate accountability. The module emphasises the broad aspects of leadership, ethics, internal controls and risk as well as stakeholder communication.

Course Overview

  • 2021 Global and Regional Trends in Corporate Governance
  • Why governance matters
  • Global Capital Market views and trends
  • Who monitor Corporate Governance in Malaysia?
  • The new Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance (“MCCG”)
  • The new MCCG – Features
  • The new MCCG is underpinned by the CARE model
  • Overarching themes of the new MCCG

Key highlights of the new MCCG

  • Information flow and agenda formulation
  • Ethical framework
  • Sustainability
  • Board independence
  • Board diversity and sourcing of directors
  • Board evaluation
  • Risk management committee
  • Internal audit function
  • General meetings

  • Impact of technology on governance
  • Case Study
  • Future of work and its impact on corporate governance

  • Conglomerate structures
  • Regulatory Drive on Group Governance
  • Common governance problems in Group Structures
  • Governance of Group Entities
  • Responsibilities of the Parent Company
  • Responsibilities of the Subsidiary
  • Elements of a group governance framework

  • National Anti-Corruption Plan (2019-2023)
  • Segmental view of corruption in National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP)
  • Priority areas in National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP)
  • Initiatives of National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP)

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