Financial Information Systems

Type of CourseLecture and exercise course
TermSummer term 2014
Credits6


Dates/Times/Locations
Thursday, 14:15-15:45, single: 22.05.2014
Room: MZG/Blauer - WiSoRZ MZG 7.153
Thursday, 14:15-15:45, single: 26.06.2014
Room: MZG/Blauer - WiSoRZ MZG 7.153
Thursday, 12:15-13:45, weekly: 24.04.2014 to 24.07.2014
Room: ZHG - ZHG004
Thursday, 14:15-15:45, weekly: 24.04.2014 to 24.07.2014
Room: ZHG - ZHG004


Exams
Thursday, 12:15-13:45, Exam: 14.08.2014
Room: ZHG - ZHG010


Instructors
Muntermann, Jan, Prof. Dr.
Sinanaj, Griselda, Dr.
Eickhoff, Matthias, Dr.


Course Language: German

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the purpose of information systems and the challenges of design and deployment.
  • Understanding characteristics of different financial instruments.
  • Understanding structures and relations of global capital markets data.
  • Understanding the role and principles of standards and standardisation in the area of capital markets data.
  • Understanding and applying the concepts of data- and information management in the financial industry sector.

Course content at a glance:

  • Introduction to information systems
  • Financial instruments and asset classes
  • (Structured) capital market data (reference data, business data and statistical data)
  • Semi-structured and unstructured market data
  • Standardization in the financial industry
  • Data-, document- and information management
  • Decision support in the financial industry sector

Examination: Witten examination (90 minutes)

Examination requirements:

Obtaining knowledge of the foundations, concepts and techniques of financial information systems. Understanding of the methods for analysing and processing global capital markets data.

Prior Registration is required:

Basic courses "Finanzwirtschaft" and "Informations- und Kommunikationssysteme"