The effective and efficient governance of corporations is crucial to their success as vehicles for the creation of wealth. The course will explore the legal, regulatory, and market-based mechanisms by which corporations are governed and how governance rules and practices can contribute to superior decision making by corporate boards.

4 days; 11-12 August and 15-16 September 2022, 9am-5pm
Next course:
11 August 2022 (see all)
Professor Ross Grantham
UQ St Lucia (view map)
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What you will learn

After successfully completing this course you should be able to:

1. Understand and explain the theoretical bases of corporate law affecting the structure and operation of the company and whether they permit appropriate interaction between the organs of the company, ensure good governance and protect members' interests.

2. Demonstrate an awareness of the different policy perspectives that bear upon corporate law and governance.

3. Undertake research in these areas of law with a view to resolving more complex problems or advising on the effect of further developing or reforming current principles and rules.

Who is the course designed for

Our CPD courses are available to professionals interested in contemporary legal issues.

Whether you're looking to acquire CPD points, expand your knowledge in a specific area of the law, or gain a general understanding of legal issues impacting your profession, our courses will equip you to go further in every possible future.

Style of learning

Our CPD participants benefit from small class sizes which encourage group discussion and debate, and 1-on-1 access to industry experts and leading researchers.


This course is delivered at UQ St Lucia campus.

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Enrol as CPD

This course is part of the Masters of Laws postgraduate program.

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Upcoming sessions

11 August 2022 9:00am5:00pm
12 August 2022 9:00am5:00pm
15 September 2022 9:00am5:00pm
16 September 2022 9:00am5:00pm
Professor Ross Grantham

CPD enrolment closes two weeks prior to the course start date.

No entry requirements apply, you are not required to submit assessment and your course participation cannot be used as academic credit towards a degree qualification.

Our courses count toward Queensland Law Society Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points if you can demonstrate relevance to your legal practice.