Corporate Governance

15 credits

The focus of this course, which integrates previous knowledge, is on corporate governance, meaning the general governing of corporations through owners, management, auditors, as well as through regulation, accounting and capital markets. The course delves into questions such as how owners and managements act, the meaning of financial accounting and auditing, norms and the development of norms within the area of accounting and auditing as well as the function of the financial market. A particular interest is shown towards the international development, the difference between various corporate governing systems and the effects of globalization and capital markets. Risk and risk management is also a significant aspect brought up in the course.

Växjö – the student city with a living campus

Just south of Växjö’s city centre you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. In Växjö, many students choose to live on campus.

Here you will have five minutes’ walking distance to friends, restaurants, lecture rooms, gym, grocery store, the University Library, nature trails, and student pubs. If you live in another part of Växjö, you can quickly get to the university by bus or bicycle.

With its 90 000 inhabitants, Växjö is one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden. Here you will find the famous Småland entrepreneurship spirit and a lot of companies, for instance within the IT industry – perfect for when you are looking for an internship position or a job. Växjö is also a picturesque city where you are always close to forests and water.

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Build your own degree

Did you know that you can combine single-subject courses to build your own degree? In this way, you can design your own degree based on your interests and the career you are aiming for. This does not apply to all courses so make sure to check with a study counsellor at the faculty. Learn more about how you can build your own degree and become unique on the labour market.