Advanced Topics in Electronic Finance

Overview

Type of Course Advanced Seminar
Term Summer term 2020
Credits 6 ECTS
Course language German
Responsible Instructors Prof. Dr. Jan Muntermann
Neuss, Nicole, M.Sc.
Dates/Times/Locations Dates and locations in UniVZ
Exam target datesPaper Submission: tbd
Presentation Submission: tbd

Content:

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