Suchergebnis: Katalogdaten im Herbstsemester 2018

MAS in Management, Technology, and Economics Information
MAS MTEC Einführungsveranstaltung für Studierende im 1. Semester.
Montag,17.09.2018, 15.15 h, HG D 1.1
3. Semester
Financial Management
363-0561-00LFinancial Market RisksW+3 KP2GD. Sornette
KurzbeschreibungI aim to introduce students to the concepts and tools of modern finance and to make them understand the limits of these tools, and the many problems met by the theory in practice. I will put this course in the context of the on-going financial crises in the US, Europe, Japan and China, which provide fantastic opportunities to make the students question the status quo and develop novel solutions.
LernzielThe course explains the key concepts and mechanisms of financial economics, their depth and then stresses how and why the theories and models fail and how this is impacting investment strategies and even a global view of citizenship, given the present developing crises in the US since 2007 and in Europe since 2010.

-Development of the concepts and tools to understand these risks and master them.

-Working knowledge of the main concepts and tools in finance (Portfolio theory, asset pricing, options, real options, bonds, interest rates, inflation, exchange rates)

-Strong emphasis on challenging assumptions and developing a systemic understanding of financial markets and their many dimensional risks
Inhalt1- The Financial Crises: what is really happening? Historical perspective and what can be expected in the next decade(s). Bubbles and crashes. The illusion of he perpetual money machine.

2- Risks in financial markets
-What is risk?
-Measuring risks of financial assets
-Introduction to three different concepts of probability
-History of financial markets, diversification, market risks

3- Introduction to financial risks and its management.
-Relationship between risk and return
-portfolio theory: the concept of diversification and optimal allocation
-How to price assets: the Capital Asset Pricing Model
-How to price assets: the Arbitrage Pricing Theory, the factor models and beyond

4- Financial markets: role and efficiency
-What is an efficient market?
-Financial markets as valuation engines: exogeneity versus endogeneity (reflexivity)
-Deviations from efficiency, puzzles and anomalies in the financial markets
-Financial bubbles, crashes, systemic instabilities

5- An introduction to Options and derivatives
-Calls, Puts and Shares and other derivatives
-Financial alchemy with options (options are building blocs of any possible cash flow)
-Determination of option value; concept of risk hedging

6-Valuation and using options
-a first simple option valuation modle
-the Binomial method for valuing options
-the Black-scholes model and formula
-practical examples and implementation
-Realized prices deviate from these theories: volatility smile and real option trading
-How to imperfectly hedge with real markets?

7- Real options
-The value of follow-on investment opportunities
-The timing option
-The abandonment option
-Flexible production
-conceptual aspects and extensions

8- Government bonds and their valuation
-Relationship between bonds and interest rates
-Real and nominal rates of interest
-Term structure and Yields to maturity
-Explaining the term structure
-Different models of the term structure

9- Managing international risks
-The foreign exchange market
-Relations between exchanges rates and interest rates, inflation,
and other economic variables
-Hedging currency risks
-Currency speculation
-Exchange risk and international investment decisions
SkriptLecture slides will be available on the site of the lecture
LiteraturCorporate finance
Brealey / Myers / Allen
Eight edition
McGraw-Hill International Edition (2006)

+ additional paper reading provided during the lectures
Voraussetzungen / Besonderesnone
363-0723-00LCorporate FinanceW+3 KP2GM. Neuhaus
KurzbeschreibungUnternehmensfinanzierung, Investitionsmanagement, Unternehmensbewertung, Wertmanagement & Entschädigung, Finanzberichterstattung heute & in Zukunft, Financial Reporting Wertschöpfungskette, Reporting zu nicht-fin. Aspekten, Fusionen & Übernahmen, rechtliche & steuerliche Aspekte von Corp. Fin., Corporate governance - Risikomanagement - Internes Kontroll- & Mgmt. Informationssystem, Turnaround.
LernzielEinführung in die Theorie und die Praxis von Corporate Finance. Der Fokus liegt auf der Analyse der Unternehmensfinanzierung und von Transaktionen, wobei auch rechtliche und steuerliche Aspekte miteinbezogen werden.
InhaltUnternehmensfinanzierung, Investitionsmanagement, Unternehmensbewertung, Wertmanagement und Entschädigung, Finanzberichterstattung heute und in Zukunft, Financial Reporting Wertschöpfungskette, Reporting zu nicht-finanziellen Aspekten, Fusionen und Übernahmen, rechtliche und steuerliche Aspekte von Corporate Finance, Corporate governance - Risikomanagement - Internes Kontrollsystem und Management Informationssystem, Turnaround.
SkriptPräsentationen in Englisch werden auf folgender Website zur Verfügung stehen: Link
LiteraturBrealey, Richard A. / Myers, Stewart C. / Allen, Franklin (2017): Principles of Corporate Finance, 12th Edition / Global Edition., New York: McGraw Hill - Hill Book Co.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesDie Vorlesung wird vom Lehrstuhl "Entrepreneurial Risks" betreut. Detailliertere Informationen zur Vorlesung sind auf der Website des Lehrstuhls zu finden (Link)
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