Institute of Finance and Commodity Markets Teaching Seminars Master
Master Seminar: Asset Pricing and Asset Management

Master Seminar: Asset Pricing and Asset Management

Seminar Fact Sheet

General Properties
Title Master Semianr: Asset Pricing and Asset Management
Course number(s) 374001
in Semester Summer term 2024
Offered Only summer term
General Topic Asset Pricing
Target group

MSc WiWi PO 2018

Places Offered 20
Language 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 Previous knowledge in the use of statistical software is recommended
Supportive prerequisites Discussion of the formal guidelines for scientific work in a separate meeting
Formal guidelines Guidelines for  writing seminar papers at FCM
General Literature Topic dependend
Basic literatur for entry Yes
Methods An empirical research study is the basis of the paper
Software R / Matlab (recommended)
Word processing software LaTeX (recommended)
Page count 24 (group of 3), 20 (group of 2), 16 (alone)
Consultations with supervisor Several possible
Performance requirements / Evaluation Obligation to attend, written part 60% / presentation 40%
Examiner Prof. Dr. Marcel Prokopczuk
Contact Victoria Voigts
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 proposed group consists of fewer than 2 students
Topics Link
Topic allocation Based on preferences
Group and topic application PDF-Form
Kick-off meeting Thursday, 21.12.2024, I-063, 6 p.m.
Application By Monday, 05.02.2024, 11:59 p.m., via email to Victoria Voigts
Topic assignment You will receive an email by Wednesday, 07.02.2024
Binding registration By Friday, 09.02.2024, 11:59 p.m, via email to Victoria Voigts
Start  Upon registration
Introduction to scientific methods As requested
Submission of seminar paper Until 17.05.2024, 11:59 p.m, via email to the respective supervisor
Presentation End of May/beginning of June