Seminar: Electronic Finance


Type of Course Seminar
Semester winter term 2018/2019
Credits 6 ECTS
Course language German
Course responsible Muntermann, Jan, Prof. Dr.
Torno, Albert, M.Sc.
Palmer, Matthias, M.Sc.
Röder, Jan, M.Sc.
Dates Tuesday 10/23/18 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday 01/15/2019 12:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 01/16/2019 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Exam Dates Term paper: 01/07/2019 12:00 a.m.
Presentation: 01/14/2019 12:00 a.m.


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.

Learning outcome / core skills:

After successfully completing this module, students should be 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 repo

More information regarding the course can be found here: UniVZ