Academic Catalog

EUS521 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN THE EU CONTEXT

Course Code: 8330521
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: European Studies
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer MAKBULE ASLI KKGNGR
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The aim of this course is to provide graduate students an understanding of the different ways how the agency problems are responded through corporate governance in the EU context. Course will cover basic concepts regarding the EU Company Law and Corporate Governance Harmonisation Programme, main corporate governance strategies (Trusteeship/Reward) formulated to overcome Principle-Agent Problem, shareholder and stakeholder theories and their effects in the EU policy on corporate governance approaches, EU common framework on corporate governance and discussions on the future and the policy of the EU in terms of corporate governance.