Department of Finance

B404A Portfoliomanagement


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:

live sessions via Zoom

  • Introductory session: Friday, November 20, 2020 (start: 2:15 pm)

  • Further sessions on Wednesday (start: 10:15 am): 

    • December 09, 2020

    • December 16, 2020

    • January 13, 2021

    • January 20, 2021

    • January 27, 2021

    • February 03, 2021

  • Zoom-Links: will be provided at short notice

Registration: Please register by sending an email to thomasspam (including a current transcript of records) until Wednesday, November 11, 2020 (EOB)


Students develope an in-depth knowledge of advanced finance concepts. They are able to apply these concepts to arbitrary securities classes in the context of modern finance challenges. Having completed this module, students approach the literature in this field successfully and are able to develop, control and evalutate advanced problems in finance.



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 as well as applications to real-world data.