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:

Wednesday, 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM (room: H7, Alte Archäologie) on the following days

  • October 20, 2021
  • November 3, 2021
  • November 17, 2021
  • December 1, 2021
  • December 15, 2021
  • December 22, 2021
  • January 12, 2022
  • January 26, 2022
Registration: Please register by sending an email to thomasspam (including a current transcript of records) until Monday, October 11, 2021 (EOB)


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.