554 Governance, Leadership, and Diversity in the Boardroom

This course will explore the intersection of corporate governance, board governance, and leadership and diversity in the boardroom. Combining both legal and organizational management perspectives, the course will explore the importance of board diversity, the importance of the board as a key corporate entity, intra-board dynamics, and the role of the board in the day-to-day management of the company and through organizational crisis.

Course Areas of Practice
Evaluation Methods
  • Reflective Writing
  • Class participation
Degree Requirements
Course Type
  • Seminar
Learning Outcomes
  • Other professional skills needed for competent and ethical participation as a member of the legal profession

Fall 2024

2024
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor

554.01 1
  • Reflective Writing
  • Class participation
Yaron Nili

This course will explore the intersection of corporate governance, board governance, and leadership and diversity in the boardroom. Combining both legal and organizational management perspectives, the course will explore the importance of board diversity, the importance of the board as a key corporate entity, intra-board dynamics, and the role of the board in the day-to-day management of the company and through organizational crisis.

Grading Basis: Credit/No Credit

Pre/Co-requisites
None

*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.