Projectseminar in Electronic Finance

Type of Courseproject-based seminar
TermSummer term 2016

Monday, 08:00-18:00, single: 20.06.2016
Tuesday, 08:00-18:00, single: 21.06.2016
Thursday, 18:00-20:00, single: 14.04.2016
Room: ZHG - ZHG103

Monday, 10:00-12:00, Paper Submission: 13.06.2016

Muntermann, Jan, Prof. Dr.
Sinanaj, Griselda, Dr.
Weinrich, Timo, M.Sc.
Eickhoff, Matthias, Dr.
Wieneke, Runhild, M.Sc.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand and evaluate IT-based product and service innovations
  • Comprehend and evaluate the role of IT-based innovations in the financial sector
  • Understand the basics of the conceptual development of financial information systems
  • Gain the ability to conceptually develop a new type of financial service or a new financial information system
  • Be able to theoretically and empirically review and evaluate these conceptual ideas

Course content at a glance:

Students are expected to work in a project group, dealing with a current issue of the financial sector, which focuses on the field of tension between IT-based product or IT-based service innovation. This is done on the basis of selected problems, such as the conceptual development of a new financial information system or a critical analysis of IT innovations and current regulation in the financial industry. In addition to the theoretical foundation for this elaboration, empirical analyzes need to be conducted by the project groups. Through the project focus of this course students are prepared for common team and project work within organizations.


Presentation (approx. 15 minutes)
Written script of the group project (approx. 15 pages)

Examination prerequisites: Regular and active participation in the seminar

Examination requirements:

Self-guided, scientific editing of an assignment in the field of financial management within a project group. The project group"s results need to be both presented orally and in written format.  

Prior knowledge recommended: M.WIWI-BWL.0001

Prior Registration is required

The registration period starts on January, 1st 2016 and ends on January, 30th 2016. For your application, please use the application form on our website. Please contact  Runhild Wieneke ( in case of questions.


Thursday, 14th of April 2016 kick-off (video conferece), mandatory topic assignment

From Friday, 15th of April 2016 supervision of the seminar papers

Monday, 13th of June 2016 hand-in of the seminar papers

Sunday, 19th of June 2016 hand-in of the presentation slides

Monday and Tuesday, 20th and 21st of June 2016 presentation of the seminar papers in FFM


Projektarbeit und Präsentation