Advanced Topics in Electronic Finance


Type of Course Advanced Seminar
Term Summer term 2021
Credits 6 ECTS
Course language German
Responsible Instructors Prof. Dr. Jan Muntermann
Neuss, Nicole, M.Sc.
Registration The registration period for the summer term is closed.
Dates and Times 13 April 2021: Kick Off
Exam target dates 06 June 2021: Paper Submission
16 June 2021: Presentation Submission


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