Seminar Finance: Investments (273012)

Seminar Finance: Investments (273012)


General Features
TitleSeminar Finance: Investments
Course number(s)273012
Offered WiSe 20/21
FrequencyWiSe only
General Topic Portfolio theory and asset management
Target Group

BSc WiWi PO 2017: Areas business (BWL) and economics (VWL)

Places Offered 40
LanguageGerman or English
Location internal Seminar
Practice Partner No
Type Block event
Preparation of the Thesis During the term / during semester break
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.
Pre-requisites None
Recommended courses 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 has to be the core of the paper
Software R / Matlab or similar statistical software is 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 Written part 60% / presentation 40%; attendance during presentation session is required
Examiner Prof. Dr. Prokopczuk
Supervisor Tobias Lauter
Group work and topic allocation
Group work Required
Group size 2-3
Group allocation Based on preferences of the students, allocation by the institute
Topics Link
Topic allocation Based on preferences
Type of advance registration PDF-Form
Kick-Off-Meeting Wednesday, 15.07.2020, 16:15 to 17:45, virtually in StudIP
Application  by Friday, 17.07.2020, 11:00 by sending this PDF-form to lauter@fmt.uni-hannover.de
Topic assignment Monday, 20.07.2020 (I will send you an email)
Binding registration by Friday, 24.07.2020, 11:00 by sending the PDF-form to  lauter@fmt.uni-hannover.de
Start of processing Upon registration
Submission of seminar paper by Friday, 20.11.2020, 11:00 in room I-044, via mail or via the doorman (if student access remains restricted)
Submission of presenation -
Presentations Mid-december