Advanced Topics in Electronic Finance


Type of Course Advanced Seminar
Term Summer term 2018
Credits 6 ECTS
Course language German
Responsible Instructors Prof. Dr. Jan Muntermann
Palmer, Matthias, M.Sc.
Röder, Jan, M.Sc.
Dates/Times/Locations Wednesday 05/02/2018, 16:00 p.m. -18:00 p.m., MZG 6.117
Tuesday 06/19/2018, 09:00 a.m -18:00 p.m., MZG 6.117
Exam target datesPaper Submission: Tuesday, 06/12/2018, until 12:00 a.m.
Presentation Submission: Sunday, 06/17/2018, until 12:00 p.m.


This project-oriented Master seminar addresses current phenomena in the context of the financial industry and latest IT developments. Within a project team, students shall develop an IT-based problem solution to a financial problem statement, and analyze and critically assess current IT-driven developments in the finance sector.
For preparing their term paper, students shall build upon theoretical foundations and conduct empirical analyses.

Learning goals:

  • Understand and apply methods to search for academic literature and to prepare structured literature reviews.
  • Understand and evaluate IT-based and digital innovations of products and services.
  • Apply qualitative or quantitative methods to new problems and phenomena, as well as yield and critically reflect problem solutions and results.
  • Consolidate individual results of student group members and construct a conjointly prepared term paper.

Additional information to this course can be found here: UniVZ