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Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility

City Colleges’ Professional Diploma
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  • Starting September 2024

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Study in a classroom environment one evening a week.
Price from €1095
  • City Centre Location
  • Fully Interactive Limited Class Size
  • 10 Weeks, 1 evening per week
  • Starting September 2024
  • 6.30 to 9.30pm
Pay in full & get €100 off listed price

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Live online training with real-time instructor-student interaction.
Price from €995
  • Live & fully online
  • Archived for review
  • 10 Weeks, 1 evening per week
  • Starting September 2024
  • 6.30 to 9.30pm
Pay in full & get €100 off listed price

This course will examine the regulatory and market structures in Ireland and the EU concerning corporate governance. The course is designed for persons who have an interest in corporate governance and corporate social responsibility and may wish to expand their knowledge or further their career in this field. This course will examine a number of contemporary corporate governance issues affecting organisations and will examine the key drivers and stakeholders involved in good corporate governance. The course will also examine corporate social responsibility theory and learners will acquire the knowledge and understanding of the importance of corporate social responsibility.

  • Introduction to the course, Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Governance structures
  • Corporate law theory, financial theory and behavioural economics theory
  • Board culture, board pay and board diversity
  • The psychology of the board room and dynamics
  • Corporate ethics
  • Corporate Social responsibility and key benefits and opportunities
  • World challenges: environment, inequality, poverty and social well being
  • Managing for sustainability
  • Impact of technology on Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Management for the 21st Century: Agents of Change

The Diploma will be assessed by way of 100% continuous assessment.


Alex Casey

Alex Casey lectures on a selection of City Colleges’ Professional programmes, primarily in areas of corporate governance and education law.
Alex is a graduate of University of Limerick with a proven academic record. Alex received the Silver Medal Special Distinction for achieving the highest QCA of all students in the Department of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences upon graduation. Alex also received the Eversheds Scholarship for being the student entering the International Commercial Law (LLM) with the highest undergraduate degree.
Alex is passionate about teaching and has experience as a law tutor with the Regional Writing Centre and UL Law School. Alex has also completed three CPD courses on Pedagogy and Teaching Practices.
Alex currently has a Trainee Solicitor Contract with A&L Goodbody LLP and also has professional experience from his time at Matheson Solicitors and EDGE International Lawyers. Alex was also recently awarded the ‘best article’ prize for his submission to the Plassey Law Review legal journal, regarding jurisdiction clause implications for the UK post-Brexit.

Course Award

A City College’s Professional Diploma Course is a focused, practical programme designed and delivered by an industry practitioner, that consolidates, upskills or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications that indicate that you have been trained in a particular area or specific subject matter.

City College Diplomas are suitable for career minded learners wishing to advance their professional skills and prospects. They are widely accepted by employers and many students are sponsored to study here by their organisation.

Corporate Training

In addition to our scheduled Professional Diploma courses, City Colleges can provide bespoke training over 3 – 4 days, please contact for further details.

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