|Current number of participants||6|
|expected number of participants||10|
|Home institute||Prof. Dr. Erik E. Lehmann - Unternehmensführung und Organisation|
|Courses type||Seminar in category Teaching|
|First date||Wed , 10.11.2021 14:00 - 16:00, Room: (digital via Zoom)|
|Participants||Master students from the 1st semester onwards: If you are interested, please upload your transcript of records to the homework folder by October 31st.|
I. Course Description
The course aims to give an overview of Digital Finance, a new part of the financial sector that is radically innovating the way financial services are traditionally built and offered. Students will gain an understanding of the key technologies, participants, regulation, and the dynamics of change being brought by FinTech in corporate finance.
The main objectives of the course are to provide students with a research approach so to gain an understanding of financial applications of digital technology such as crowdfunding and coin offerings and the capacity to understand how digitalization alters firms financing by providing disintermediated access to external finance. There will be two meetings online meant to present digital finance and to identify the topic on which each student should produce a research paper. The final presentation will be held in class.
II. Learning Objectives
Through individual written and oral assignments, you will learn:
• Digital finance awareness: A deep understanding of the digital finance contexts.
• Critical Thinking: Clarify which conclusions about cause and effect can be drawn using this research approach.
• Information Literacy: How to identify high-quality, objective sources of information and then use it to create evidence-driven arguments.
• Writing Skills: How to use information to produce scientific work.
|Performance record||research paper and final presentation|
|Online/Digitale Veranstaltung||Veranstaltung wird als Hybrid/gemischt abgehalten.|
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More information will be provided during the first meeting.