Electronic Finance

Type of CourseSeminar
TermWinter term 2017/18

Tuesday, 13:15-17:45, single: 16.01.2018
Room: MZG/Blauer - 6.117
Tuesday, 18:00-20:00, single: 24.10.2017
Room: ZHG - ZHG005
Wednesday, 09:00-12:30, single: 17.01.2018
Room: MZG/Blauer - 6.117

Monday, -12:00, Paper Submission: 08.01.2018
Monday, -12:00, Abgabe Vortrag: 15.01.2018

Muntermann, Jan, Prof. Dr.
Wieneke, Runhild, M.Sc.
Palmer, Matthias, M.Sc.
Röder, Jan, M.Sc.

Learning outcome / core skills:

After a successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • Demonstrate effective writing skills and processes by employing the rhetorical techniques of academic writing.
  • Understand and apply methods to conduct structured literature reviews.
  • Organize, relate and evaluate current topics in the field of Electronic Finance.
  • Analyze and relate current topics in financial economics and information systems.
  • Present, discuss and defend the results of a written report.



Electronic Finance (seminar)


This Bachelor seminar has a focus on current and future challenges the financial industry is facing because of the diffusion of information technology (IT). Against this background, the seminar on "Electronic Finance" addresses IT-driven innovations from an institutional, organizational and strategic perspective and deals with two major topics: (1) Innovation techniques and practices of firms and markets and (2) IT management in the financial industry.


Examination: Presentation (approx. 20 minutes) with written elaboration (10-12 pages)


Prerequisite for examination: regular and active course attendance and participation


Examination requirements:

Students have to write a term paper (10-12 pages), which is related to a contemporary topic in "Electronic Finance." The individual term papers are usually part of a group work and each student hast to give a related presentation (20 minutes) at the end of the seminar. They have to demonstrate that they are able to systematically examine, select and evaluate academic literature their knowledge of IT-based innovations in the finance industry.