Seminar: Electronic Finance


Type of Course Seminar
Semester Winter term 2020/2021
Credits 6 ECTS
Course language German
Course responsible Muntermann, Jan, Prof. Dr.
Neuss, Nicole, M.Sc. (contact person for organizational questions)
Torno, Albert, M.Sc.
Röder, Jan, M.Sc.
Bankamp, Steffen, M.Sc.
Metzler, Dennis, M.Sc.
Kickoff Event
27th October, 16:00-17:00
19th + 20th January, full day
Teaching Format Face-to-face*
*Depending on the further development of the corona pandemic, a changeover to purely online formats may be necessary.


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

Further information can be found in UniVZ.