Module WS 2013/2014

  • Management and completion of a scientific project
  • Moderation
  • Brush-up Project Management

  • Fundamental Econometrics
  • Introduction to Time Series Analysis
  • Introduction to Panel Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Typical Econometrics and Database Software

  • Fundamentals of Modern Standard Capital Market Theory
  • Market Anomalies
  • Information Processing in Real Capital Markets
  • Statistical Characteristics of Share and Index Returns
  • The Event Study Method
  • Review of relevant economic concepts focussing on financial topics
  • Statistics
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Investments
  • Discussion of Case Studies
  • Dimensions of Corporate Governance
  • Practice of Right of Control by Various Actors
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Financial Remuneration for Managers
  • Role and Responsibility of Institutions (Accounting, State)
  • Corporate Governance in Financial Services Undertakings
  • Empirical Investigations of Corporate Governance
  • Ethical Requirements in Investment Management
  • Professional Standards in Investment Management, e.g. in Connection with Non-Public Information, Obligations to Customers and Employers, Dealing with Conflict of Interest
Extracurriculare activities comprise of various activities that are not strictly linked to the curriculum and further support students in their studying. Please note that parts of the module require obligatory participation.
  • Financial Decision Theory
  • Capital Market Models and Evaluation on Complete Markets
  • Portfolio Management
  • Critique of the Expected Utility Theory
  • Prospect Theory
  • Kinds and Consequences of Heuristic Distortion
  • Framing
  • Momentum und Contrarian Strategies
  • Technical Analysis
International Accounting
> Basics of tax accounting
> Deferred Taxes: Deferred tax liabilities and deferred tax assets
> Tax accounting process
> Effective tax rate and tax reconciliation

The Economics of Taxation
> Theory of Optimal Taxation
> Taxation and Saving Decisions
> Taxation and Investment Decisions
> Taxes and Capital Structure
  • Profitability Analysis
  • Planning and Monitoring of Target Figures in Profitability Management
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Change in Interest Rates Risk Management
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Application of Strategy Concepts
  • Simulation of Banking Business
  • Dealing with Changing Framework Conditions
  • Identification of a research problem and development of a research question
  • Thematically formulating a problem and developing a solution through application of scientific methods
  • Independence in handling a research problem determined in the course of an assessment. Discussion with the advisor about methodological and content issues in solving a research topic.
  • Completion of a comprehensive assignment where the students deal with a theoretical or practice-oriented problem in their area of specialisation by drawing on scientific work methods.
  • Mid-term report about the current stage of the progress during the Colloquium.
  • Completion of presentation documentation on a research problem within their specialised area.
  • Defense of the elaborated research topic and in-depth discussion with the examination board.
  • Recognising problems and analysing various topics in the area of financial services
  • Handling ambitious practical problems in financial services like consulting projects and real portfolio management
  • Developing customer-specific solutions
  • Communicating with project client
  • Presenting the final project report
  • Working in a team in a project-oriented manner
  • Mastering a portfolio under the supervision of a portfolio manager
  • Working up all relevant information and data for portfolio management
  • Structuring the strategic and tactical asset allocation
  • Deciding on security selection
  • National, International and European Company Law in the Private Banking industry
  • National, International and European Taxation of Asset Structures and of Financial
  • Instruments in the Private Banking industry
  • Critical Observation of Competitors
  • Strategic Concepts and their Application
  • Dealing with Bank-Specific Controlling Instruments and Information Media
  • Result Effect of Risks, Structuring of Conditions, Balance Sheet Structure, Market Interest
  • Methods, Capital Resources Requirement and Differing Economic Scenarios
  • Definition and forms of sustainable investments
  • Legal framework of sustainable investments - advantages/disadvantages
  • Sustainable market and performance overview with trends and outlook
  • Introduction to the worlds of real estate and property development, investment, finance, marketing and management
  • Familiarity with the conceptual frameworks, practical tools and language
  • Definition of real estate is an important asset
  • Introduction to Life Insurance, Occupational Pensions and Pension Funds
  • The Role of Life Insurance in Estate Planning
  • Location Advantages in Liechtenstein for the Life Insurance and Pension Fund Market
  • Strategic, Dynamic and Tactical Asset Allocation
  • Active Portfolio Management
  • Asset Allocation, Investment Horizon and Risk Measurement
  • Performance Measurement and Output Evaluation
  • Discussion of the Methods of Individual Selected Journal Contributions
  • Introduction to Life Insurance, Occupational Pensions and Pension Funds
  • The Role of Life Insurance in Estate Planning
  • Location Advantages in Liechtenstein for the Life Insurance and Pension Fund Market
  • Selected Annually Changing Theoretical Questions on Wealth Management
  • Role of Term Structure in Asset Allocation
  • Relationship between the Real Economy and Financial Markets
  • Currency Regimes and International Diversification Exchange Rate Risks in Asset Management Protection Management
  • Resampling to address parameter uncertainty and time-horizon effects in portfolio management
  • Planning and sequential decision making under uncertainty and Merton Framework
  • Scenario representation and scenario optimization modelling in GAMS