Business organisation and corporate personality: its nature, advantages, disadvantages, and types
Objects, powers of companies and their internal administration
Registration, incorporation and commencement of business by companies
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
number of course credit 4
The Corporate Law Programme course is taught by Professor Dr. Harpreet Kaur from National Law University Delhi and is for five weeks holding 4 credits. The topics covered under this course are Business organisation its features and types, Raising Capital for businesses, Corporate Management and Governance, Business Reuse Proceedings, Investigation and Adjudicatory Mechanisms, Shareholder’s Remedies, Winding up of Company and the Insolvency Proceedings if the business is bankrupt, Foreign Direct Investments in Companies, and the corporate restructuring policies.
There has been immense growth in the corporate sector which makes it important for the people in this sector to know about the legal aspects of corporate law. This course is for postgraduate level individuals, people from business and law backgrounds and will help learners meet their lifelong needs. Professionals who wish to gain knowledge in the field of Corporate Governance can also take up this course.
The candidates who want to get certified in this course should successfully complete the proctored examination at the end of the course which provides credits to the students.
Carries 4 credits
Weekly Discussion Forum
Certification from Swayam
Course document certified by Government
- Weekly assessments
- Discussion forum
- Online videos
Course and certificate fees
The course fee details are as below:
The course Corporate Law is available for free.
Fee Details for Corporate Law
certificate providing authority
Certification Qualifying Details
The candidates should take the online proctored exam and score a minimum passing percentage of 40%.
What you will learn
After completing the candidates will be knowledgeable in the topics below:
- Will learn about corporate governance, management, and corporate solvency in case of bankruptcy.
- In-depth knowledge regarding business organisations, the types of businesses and their salient features
- How to raise capital for companies in compliance with the SEBI regulations
- Understanding the legal aspects of accounting and auditing of companies along with the role of auditors.
- Understanding the investigations and the adjudicatory processes of companies and the remedies for shareholders and others in the company.
Filling the form
The candidates interested in enrolling in this program should follow the below steps:
Step 1: Visit the course https://onlinecourses.swayam2.ac.in/cec20_mg28/preview
Step 2: Candidates should register themselves on the website and log in using the login details.
Step 3: After the registration, the candidates will have to wait till the course registration opens, and then they can enrol.
Business Organisation, Corporate personality and Registration of companies
Kinds of meetings and other applicable law
Meetings of companies
Kinds of companies
Other laws affecting companies
Raising of capital by companies
Alteration of capital and its implications
Listing and delisting of securities and their implications
Raising of capital by companies by the issue of securities
Share capital and its nature, kinds, rights, and liabilities of shareholders
SEBI- issue of capital and disclosure requirements
Insider trading and fraudulent and unfair dealings insecurities and their implications
Issue of capital and disclosure requirements of Indian companies: Part 1
Issue of capital and disclosure requirements of Indian companies: Part 2
Borrowings and investments by companies
Foreign Direct investments in Indian companies
Corporate borrowings and investments
Corporate Management and Governance: Part 1
The governance structure of companies
Directors, their appointment, qualifications, position, powers, duties, and liabilities
Types of directors and other managerial personnel companies
Corporate Management and Governance: Part 2
Promoters, their position, power, duties, and liabilities
Corporate governance in Indian companies
- Corporate Social Responsibility
Accounts of companies
Directors responsibility statement and other duties in lying accounts before shareholders
Dividend and accounts of companies
Auditing of companies
Auditors, their duties and liabilities
Audit of companies
Business rescue proceedings and compromises
Recent cases on Mergers and Acquisition
Compromises, Arrangements, Reconstruction, Amalgamation, and Mergers of companies
Takeover and Acquisition of companies
Investigation and adjudicatory machinery
Special courts, their constitution, powers, and duties
Investigation of companies, its need and procedure
Company Law Board/ National Company Law Tribunal/ National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, their constitution, powers and duties
Remedies to shareholders and others
Winding up, its need, grounds and effect on shareholders, creditors and other stakeholders
Shareholders, and creditors remedies of personal actions, derivative actions, or class action suits including cases of oppression and mismanagement
Corporate Insolvency and Bankruptcy
Insolvency and Bankruptcy code,2016
Revision, assessment and evaluation
How it helps
The corporate sector is growing at a fast pace and so is the need for professionals working in the sector to be knowledgeable in its legal aspects. This course is taught by Prof. Dr. Harpeet Kaur who has specialised in commercial law. Her research includes securities regulations, corporate law, competition law, and corporate governance. She is the Director, Centre for Corporate Law and Governance at NLUD.
The candidates get to cover a vast area of topics like Business organisation, Raising Capital for businesses, Business Reuse Proceedings, corporate restructuring policies Corporate Management and Governance, Winding up of Company, Investigation and Adjudicatory Mechanisms, Shareholder’s Remedies, Foreign Direct Investments in Companies, and the Insolvency Proceedings if the business is bankruptcy.
The course is offered for free as the program is initiated by the government to ensure students all over the country have access to quality and equity content. The candidates can access quality content and gain in-depth knowledge regarding corporate law for free of cost. And will be certified on the same.
Ms Prof. Harpreet Kaur
The course about corporate law and covers various aspects under the law is up to date and covers recent developments in the field.
Yes, the courses have quality content as they have nine National Coordinators looking over the same.
The online discussion forum can be used to interact with the course teacher.
No, Swayam is a programme initiated by the Indian government. That provides professional courses for free.
Yes, Swayam courses are really free of cost.
Yes, the candidate has to take the proctored exam and score a minimum of 40%.
The exam will be conducted online.
No, the course has weekly self-assessments and assignments.
The teaching method and the information regarding the process involved are mentioned on the course website.