level of course unit
2. Study cycle, Master
Learning outcomes of course unit
The students are able to:
• expand and apply financial knowledge, especially in the field of investment alternatives and portfolio theory.
• prepare their own asset class analyses.
• test personal investment decisions on the computer via virtual platforms.
• strengthen their analytical skills.
prerequisites and co-requisites
LV: Corporate Finance
• The focus of this course is to acquire and expand knowledge of available investment alternatives and modern portfolio theory.
• Different asset classes are analyzed and personal investment decisions are made based on the risk-return profiles and personal preferences.
recommended or required reading
• Berk, Jonathan; DeMarzo, Peter: Corporate Finance. Pearson (latest edition)
• Hull, John C.: Options, Futures and Other Derivatives. Pearson (latest edition)
• Wooldridge, Jeffrey: Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach. Thomson South-Western (latest edition)
assessment methods and criteria
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
eLearning quota in percent
planned learning activities and teaching methods
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Prof. (FH) Dr. Peter Dietrich
course unit code
type of course unit
mode of delivery