3806242: Workshop in finance

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Semester:WS 14/15
Scheduled in semester:1
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:16.0 L / 12.0 h
Self-directed study time:18.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


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


Management and Completion of a Project

  • Planning and Completion of a Visualisation
  • Media and Design Elements for a Visualisation
  • Fundamentals of Rhetoric
  • Preparation and Completion of a Presentation
  • Dealing with Feedback
  • Structuring
  • Introduction into the relevant IT applications (Word, Excel, Gretl, Eviews, DataStream)

Introduction to R

Lecture Goals

  • Structuring of scientific projects
  • Applying fundamentals of visualisation and presentation
  • Comparing and selecting diverse techniques for visualisation
  • Organising presentations
  • Integrating rhetorical skills
  • Differentiating between basic approaches to moderation
  • Formulating and justifying ideas within the framework of project management
  • Basic knowledge of Word, Excel, DataStream and Eviews applications
  • Working with R



  • Saunders, M./ Lewis, P./ Thornhill, A. (2003). Research Methods for Business Students (Third Edition). Prentice Hall, Harlow.
  • Studenmund A.H. (2010). Using Econometrics: A Practical Guide: International Edition, Pearson, Addison Wesley
  • Veerbek, M. (2008). A Guide to Modern Econometrics. New York: John Wiley.


Case studies will be available on Moodle

Exam Modalities

  • Assignment (pass / fail)
  • Obligatory class participation


16.09.201409:00 - 12:15H6 (Fabrikweg)
23.09.201413:15 - 16:30H6 (Fabrikweg)
25.09.201409:00 - 16:30H4