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This entry is from Winter semester 2018/19 and might be obsolete. No current equivalent could be found.

Decision Theory and Finance
(dt. Entscheidung, Finanzierung und Investition)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture, recitation class/Examensübung,
180 hours (attendance: 45 hours preparation and follow-up: 68 hours exam preparation: 67 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Business Administration.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Bernhard Nietert


n.a. (see Qualification Goals and Business Event Announcements)

Qualification Goals

Students are familiarized with the basics of decision theory and learn how to make investment and financing decisions. They will also receive an introduction to the concept of interest rate structure and the measurement and management of risk.

In this way, students gain an insight into the theory of assessing investment and financing decisions and, in particular, are enabled to assess the possibilities and limitations of conventional investment calculation methods and to recognize the influence of risk on the solution of decision-making problems.




Module imported from B.Sc. Business Administration.

When studying B.Sc. Computer Science, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Business Administration.

Recommended Reading

  • Lecture notes, collection of exercises, control questions

Please note:

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