Seminar Finance: Derivatives & Risk Management (273015)

Seminar Finance: Derivatives & Risk Management (273015)


General Properties
TitleSeminar Finance: Derivatives & Risk Management
Course number(s)273015
in SemesterSummer term 2022
Frequencyonly Summer term
General TopicDerivates and Risk Management
Target group

BSc WiWi PO 2017: Traget group BWL and VWL

Places Offered 20
LanguageGER or EN
Location internal Seminar
Practice Partner No
Type block seminar
Preparation of the Thesis during the term time / outside term time
Requirements and Support

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 Capital Market Theory II: Derivatives (273005) is recommended
Supportive prerequisites Programming for Finance (273013) is recommended
Formal guidelines Guidelines for scientific work
General literature Hull, John C. Options, Futures and Other Derivatives. Pearson Education (current edition).
Basic literatur for entry Yes
Methods An empirical research or a simulation study create the basis of the paper
SoftwareR / Matlab (recommended)
Word processing software LaTeX (recommended)
Page count 25 (group of 3), 20 (group of 2), 15 (alone)
Consultations with supervisor Several possible
Performance requirements / Evaluation Obligation to attend, written part 60% / presentation 40%
ExaminerProf. Dr. Marcel Prokopczuk
SupervisorsTobias Lauter, Daniel Klöckner
Group Work and Topic Allocation
Group workRequired
Group size2-3
Group allocation Based on prefernces of the students, allocation by the institute if the application in groups of less than 3 students
Topic allocation Based on preferences
Group and topic application PDF-Form
Kick-off meeting28.01.2022 16:15 in I-063
Applicationby 31.01.2022 23:59 via email to Tobias Lauter
Topic assignmentYou will receive an email on 02.02.2022
Binding registration by 04.02.2021 23:59 via email
Start Upon registration
Introduction to scientific methods14.02.2022 14:30 in I-063
Submission of seminar paper by 20.05.2021 23:59 via email to Tobias Lauter and one physical copy
PresentationsEnd of may / beginning of june