Challenges in Corporate Governance

EQF Level 5


Challenges in Corporate Governance

Module Type
AED 500
6 sessions
ECTS Credits

Module Description

Corporate governance is one of the most important issues to face organisations of all kinds and their management and other stakeholders. It combines management, ethics, laws and regulation. This module aims to provide the appropriate oversight of risk around the boardroom table and increases awareness about the importance of understanding financial sector risks. This module helps in ensuring that institutions need to find the right balance between conducting de-risking exercises whilst continuing to fulfil their obligations when providing services to their customers. 

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess the following: 

  • a qualification at MQF Level 4 (one A-level or equivalent in any subject);


  • a pass in English Language and Mathematics at MQF Level 3 (O-level or equivalent).  

Target Audience


This programme is targeted at people within the financial and banking sector, as well as other individuals seeking professional and academic advancement in AML and compliance.  

How you’ll be assessed

The method of assessment is assignment-based.

The module comprises

  • 6 lectures per module; 
  • 3-hour lectures (evening);
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.  
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