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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, private study (durch lecturesskriptum, Liste mit Kontrollfragen and Aufgabensammlung mit Lösungen),
180 hours (attendance: 45 hours , preparation and follow-up: 68 hours, exam preparation: 67 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: 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 winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Bernhard Nietert


The module includes fundamentals of decision theory, investment and financing decisions, introduction to the concept of interest rate structure, payment forecasting under risk, measurement and management of risk. The module is the third introductory module to business administration along with ''Introduction to Business Administration'' and ''Business Management'' and.

Qualification Goals

Upon completion of the module, students will be able to,

(1) name and apply basic investment and financing procedures,

(2) assess the possibilities and limitations of conventional investment calculation methods, and

(3) 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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