Malaysia’s Code of Corporate Governance





  • 5 SIDC CPE points
  • 4 FIMM CPD points


ICF Competency Type / Title / Level
Core Competency / Corporate Governance / Level 2


Learning Outcome
1. Recall the evolution of corporate governance;
2. Identify the purpose, functions and attributes of board of directors;
3. Recognise the concepts and principles adopted in MCCG 2017;
4. Compare and contrast corporate governance practices;
5. Identify the role of ethics in governance.


Course Synopsis
Governance today is the pillar of economic and corporate strength as it provides the right parameters of the do’s and don’ts in managing a country or a company. Learn more about the Malaysian Code of Corporate Governance 2017 from its historical perspective to its present form and what it entails to ensure Malaysian corporates are above board when its comes to managing the affairs of the company. This e-learning programme will also explore ethical issues in today’s corporate world and how best to manage them.

Course Content

Total learning: 12 lessons / 4 quizzes Time: 1 hour
  • Downloadable Notes  0/1

    • 1.1
  • What is Corporate Governance?  0/4

    • 2.1
    • 2.2
    • 2.3
    • Quiz2.1
  • How Important are Board of Directors in Corporate Governance?  0/5

    • 3.1
    • 3.2
    • 3.3
    • 3.4
    • Quiz3.1
  • MCCG 2017 – The CARE Concept  0/5

    • 4.1
    • 4.2
    • 4.3
    • 4.4
    • Quiz4.1
  • Summative assessment  0/1

    • Quiz5.1


Pankajkumar Bipinchandra

Pankaj graduated with Bachelor of Accounting with an Honors degree from University of Malaya in 1990 and in 2014 also obtained an MBA in Finance from the same University. His last held position was as Director, Head of Corporate Strategy & Investments at KSK Group Berhad, a position he held since Oct 2012 and up to early June of 2018. Prior to this, he was the Chief Investment Officer at Kurnia Insurans Malaysia Berhad between 2005 and 2012. In his previous position, he had joined OSK Research in 1996 and rose rank and file to assume the position as Head of Research in 2002 and up to 2005. He is widely recognized in the industry as the thoughts behind the inaugural “Top Malaysian Small Cap Companies: 100 Hidden Jewels” in 2005. He is also well recognized in the market for his many contribution both in commentary as well as a weekly column in The Star since June 2018. Pankaj is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM) and conducts numerous Continuous Professional Education (CPE) classes approved by the Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC).


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  • 5 SIDC CPE points
  • 4 FIMM CPD points