Topic: Discuss the role of a board within an organisation and include within that discussion: (a) the challenges faced of achieving an effective board, and (b) the professional behaviour required of board members.
Students are expected to have covered the prescribed reading on these topics ? textbook pages (Solomon J. (2013) 4th edition Corporate Governance and Accountability: J Wiley & Sons, Chichester) + journal articles covered in class (These should be used as a starting point for the essay marks will be deducted where this is not demonstrated).
Students should demonstrate the breadth of their reading in their essays with reference to additional original academic articles. Marks will be awarded for the clarity of argument and quality of presentation as well as technical content.