ACCT Managerial Accounting: Performance Measurement, Compensation, and Governance
Intellectual Property: Patent Law
Business Law: Finance: Capital Markets, Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance
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Managerial Accounting: Performance Measurement, Compensation, and Governance
Graduate School of Business
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[ Transactional ] Intellectual Property: Patent Law
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[ Transactional ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Accounting : For students interested in working in the private sector representing entities in various IP matters, it's key to have at least a basic understanding of business principles. For more in-depth coverage of accounting and techniques for evaluating accounting information, students should consider taking 1 or more accounting courses at the GSB.
General course Description:
The course will examine the academic and professional controversies surrounding corporate governance and executive compensation. A basic framework will be developed to integrate the many important dimensions of corporate governance in the U.S. and international settings. The institutional features of corporate governance and executive compensation will be documented using the professional business and legal literatures. In addition, the scientific research in accounting, economics, finance, and organizational behavior will be used to provide insights into the measurement and consequences of observed corporate governance and executive compensation choices. After successfully finishing the course, a student should be able to (i) understand the debates about appropriate choices for corporate governance and executive compensation and (ii) critically evaluate the implications of academic and professional research studies on these controversial issues.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law