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5710875: C21_Innovative Finance (VT IFS)

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Semester:SS 24
Scheduled in semester:4
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:28.0 L / 21.0 h
Self-directed study time:69.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.09.2021)


  • Blockchain Technologies
  • Bitcoin and Altcoins
  • Tokenization
  • Crypto Wealth Manangement
  • FinTech
  • Recent topics in finance, law and tax

Lecture Goals

Understanding of various aspects and the importance of the impact and changes on the field of Finance driven by new technologies


    • understand the most important concepts of blockchain
    • know why and where innovative finance methods matter in the wealth management process
    • understand the logic of tokenization
    • know the standard types of FinTechs and their importance
    • describe pros and cons of different cryptocurrencies
    • understand the logic and drivers behind current economic developments in financial services
    • select the right type of Blockchain for a given task
    • evaluate the concepts of Bitcoin and Altcoins
    • select and apply the right token category for tokenization processes
    • devise suitable financial concepts using innovative financial methods
    • evaluate Fintech concepts from a financial and technological point of view
    • select research methods for a complex project and develop a research plan for the project
    • write a research pitch and an exposé for the project according to scientific writing principles
    • summarize and explain their findings in a presentation about their research project
    • critically evaluate their point of view on new methods and discuss pros and cons in class
    • defend their stance in discussions
    • respond to feedback questions and critique in a follow-up discussion after a presentation in front of the class
    • repeat the contents of lectures and exercises in a self-organized way
    • assess their own learning progress during lectures
    • identify their own strengths and weaknesses
    • tolerate different opinions and working styles
    • show their ability to stick to a project throughout a full term. They keep an overview over the project and do not get lost in details


Will be provided in the course

Exam Modalities

  • Final Exam


12.02.202410:00 - 11:30S2
19.02.202410:00 - 11:30S2
26.02.202410:00 - 11:30S2
04.03.202410:00 - 11:30S2
11.03.202410:00 - 11:30S2
18.03.202410:00 - 11:30S2
25.03.202410:00 - 11:30S2
08.04.202410:00 - 11:30S2
15.04.202410:00 - 11:30S2
22.04.202410:00 - 11:30S2
29.04.202410:00 - 11:30S2
06.05.202410:00 - 11:30S2
13.05.202410:00 - 11:30S2


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