Seminar Finance: Investments (273012)

Seminar Finance: Investments (273012)


General Features
TitleSeminar Finance: Investments
Course number(s)273012
Offered WiSe
Frequencyonly WiSe
General Topic Portfoliotheory and Asset Management
Target Group

BSc WiWi PO 2017: Target group BWL and VWL

Places Offered 40
Languageoptionally German or English
Location internal Seminar
Practice Partner No
Type Block event
Preparation of the Thesis during the term time / outside term time
Requirements and Support
Aim Students write a term paper (Seminararbeit) on different topics of finance and present their work in a final meeting which also includes group discussion.
Prerequisites None
Supportive prerequisites Programming for Finance (273013) is recommended
Formal guidelines Guidelines for scientific work
General literature
Basic literatur for entry Yes
Methods An empirical research or a simulation study create the basis of the paper
Software R / Matlab (recommended)
Word processing software LaTeX (recommended)
Page count 25 (group of 3), 20 (group of 2), 15 (alone)
Consultations with supervisor Multiple possible
Performance requirements / Evaluation Obligation to attend, written part 60% / presentation 40%
Examiner Prof. Dr. Prokopczuk
Group work and topic allocation
Group work Required
Group size 2-3
Group allocation Based on prefernces of the students, allocation by the institute if the application in groups of less than 3 students
Topics Link
Topic allocation Based on preferences
Type of advance registration PDF-Form
Application until Wednesday, the 17.07.2019, 11:00 room I-044
Kick-Off-Meeting Monday, the 15.07.2019, 16:15 to 17:45 in room I-063
Topic assignment Thursday, the 18.07.2019
Binding registration until Monday, the 22.07.2019 at 11:00 in room I-044
Start of processing With registration
Submission of seminar paper until Wednesday, 20.11.2019 at 11:00 in room I-044
Submission of presenation -
Presentations Mid december