Short Course: The Importance of Governance in ESG

About the course

Tuning Fork Advisory is an authorised reseller of this course which is delivered by the Corporate Governance Institute.

Become a Smarter and More Effective Leader

Rapidly acquire the skills you need to master good corporate governance in the context of ESG.

The business landscape has reached a turning point. Directors are being forced to face the environmental, social and governance-related risks their companies face. Leaders who can be relied on to understand this changing landscape and know how to manage it are in demand. Learn what good corporate governance looks like, how to deliver it and how to evaluate your board’s performance.

  • Speak confidently about the impact of good corporate governance.
  • Use governance principles and codes for better board management.
  • Be able to carry out a regular evaluation of the board’s performance.

This course is ideal if you’re in a mid to senior-level role and you need to understand, develop and maintain good corporate governance.

Course Outlines

Chapter 1

Principles of corporate governance

  • An introduction to corporate governance
  • The company director
  • Establishing an ESG committee
  • The ESG committee


  • Interview with an expert
  • Readings.
  • Web resources.
  • News Resources.
  • Case Studies

Chapter 2

Principles that underpin good corporate governance

  • Governance reporting
  • Board evaluations


  • Readings.
  • News resources.
  • Web resources.

Course Details

Give yourself a competitive advantage. This course is designed so you can study at a time and pace that suits you.

Start Date:



3 months

Study Option:

Fully online, fully flexible


Online 60 minute assessment - Multiple choice style.

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Go to Diploma in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) for more info on this in-depth course.


Short Course: The Importance of Governance in ESG


Be clear about the role that good governance plays in strong ESG practices. Learn about the roles and responsibilities of the various people involved in promoting good governance.

Price: €495 (Excl. VAT)