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Seminar Finance: Derivatives & Risk Management (273015)

Seminar Finance: Derivatives & Risk Management (273015)

SEMINAR FACT SHEET

General Properties
TitleSeminar Finance: Derivatives & Risk Management
Course number(s)273015
in SemesterSummer term 2021
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
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 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%
Examiner Prof. Dr. Prokopczuk
Supervisor Tobias Lauter
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
TopicsLink
Topic allocation Based on preferences
Group and topic application PDF-Form
Schedule
Kick-off meetingFriday 27.01.2021 2021 10:00 via BBB in StudIP
Applicationby Friday 29.01.2021 23:59 via email to Tobias Lauter
Topic assignmentYou will receive an email on Monday 01.02.2021
Binding registration by Thursday 04.02.2021 23:59
Start Upon registration
Introduction to scientific methodsMonday 15.02.2021 10:00 via BBB n StudIP
Submission of seminar paper by Thursday 20.05.2021 23:59 via email to  Tobias Lauter and two printouts
PresentationsEnd of may / beginning of june