3904066: Seminar in finance

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Semester:SS 15
Scheduled in semester:2
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:20.0 L / 15.0 h
Self-directed study time:135.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Banking and Financial Management (01.10.2008)


Annually changing topics about theoretical challenges in finance, e.g.:

  • Decision Theory Challenges in Finance
  • Evaluation of Risk and Profit in Finance
  • Evaluation of Classic and Alternative Financial Instruments
  • Active or Passive Portfolio Management
  • International Pre-investment Analysis
  • Currency Risk Management in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Finance

Learning Outcomes

  • Detailed knowledge of international corporate finance and a critical understanding of procedures and methods in this field
  • Compiling and applying available sources to provide an overview of sub-areas, previously new to students
  • Preparing research papers on assigned topics or smaller empirical or analytical research projects, while applying exact technical procedures and methodologies
  • Delivering and explaining the results of their own seminar project in a presentation and questions and answer session
  • Communicating on a professional level reflecting various degrees of expertise in front of an audience of specialists
  • Critically commenting on the projects of other seminar participants and verifying their remarks


Lectures Method

Seminar, research, self-study


Lecture material will be available on moodle

Exam Modalities

  • Term paper 40% (Expose 10% and Paper 30%)
  • Presentation 10%
  • Obligatory class participation


11.06.201509:00 - 16:30H4