Department of Finance

B404A Modern Issues in Finance: Portfolio Management


Dr. Thomas Schön

Language: English
Recommended for:

M.Sc., 1st year

Course type and number of hours: 2 hours lecture
ECTS credits: 6 ECTS
Type of exam: Seminar paper and presentation
Time and place:

Friday, 14:15 PM – 15:45 PM (room: S227, Hölderlinstraße/Sigwartstraße)

First lecture takes place on October 21, 2022

Registration: You can register until Sunday, October 30, 2022 (EOB). The details for the registration will be communicated in the first two lectures. Lecture slides will be available after the lectures in ILIAS.


Students develop an in-depth knowledge of fundamental asset management concepts. They learn to approach academic essays in this field successfully and to contextualize them in modern financial markets.



This module enables students to extend their knowledge in selected areas of advanced finance by choosing appropriate courses. These courses deal with various aspects of portfolio management, asset pricing and risk management.