Corporate Governance

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  1. Employee Stock Options (ESO)

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    Find out how modern companies can assess business risks, how those risks can be identified and categorized, and why there ...
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    Understand the key features of corporate governance and the factors that have led it to grow significantly in importance ...
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    Learn the effects the Sarbanes-Oxley Act has on corporate governance in the United States, including strict disclosures, ...
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    Learn how C-suite officers affect shareholders; discover how the CEO impacts financial performance and why governance is ...
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