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Bank and Financial Management

Module name (EN): Bank and Financial Management
Degree programme: Accounting and Finance, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: MARPF-130
SAP-Submodule-No.: P420-0319
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (120 minutes / can be repeated semesterly)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
DFMM-MARPF-130 Management Sciences, Master, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 1, mandatory course
MARPF-130 (P420-0319) Accounting and Finance, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
MARPF-220 Finances (Corporate Finance, Financial Risk Management)

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Matthias Gröhl
Prof. Dr. Matthias Gröhl

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have gained insight into the business of the banking sector. They will understand the function of banks in the overall economy as well as the different objectives of banking companies.  The study of the resulting banking systems will help them understand the basic theories of the banking industry.
Students will be able to understand the theoretical principles of banking and put them into context with regard to current corporate finance issues. The knowledge students acquire in this course will allow them to assess developments on the money and capital markets, as well as the associated legal frameworks.
Students will be examining banking services for corporate customers in more detail. They will not only study classic banking services, but also the provision of banking services by non-banking companies (in-house banking). This also includes the processing of financial transactions on the Internet.
Finally, students will examine and evaluate the future prospects of the banking industry.
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to make their own decisions on the use of financial services from the perspective of non-bank financial companies.

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Module content:
1 The role of banks in the economy as a whole
2 Banking company business models
        2.1 Financial intermediation
        2.2 Commercial banking
        2.3 Investment banking
3 The banking system
        3.1 Central banks
        3.2 Universal banking versus separate banking system
        3.3 The banking system in Germany
        3.4 State regulation of the banking sector
4 Bank services
        4.1 Overview
        4.2 Corporate banking
5. Non-bank financial companies as competitors to traditional banks
        5.1 Insourcing of banking and financial services
        5.2 Payment services on the Internet
        5.3 Mediation services on the Internet
        5.4 Swarm financing
6 Prospects for the development of the banking industry

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, exercises, case studies

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Recommended or required reading:
Dahmen, A./Jacobi, P./Rossbach, P.: Corporate Banking, latest edition, Bankakademie-Verlag, Frankfurt a. M.
Deutsche Bundesbank (Hrsg.): Die Ertragslage der deutschen Kreditinstitute im Jahr _, in: Monatsbericht [erscheint jährlich im Monatsbericht September], Frankfurt am Main.
Eilenberger, G.: Bankbetriebswirtschaftslehre: Grundlagen, internationale Bankleistungen, Bank-Management, latest edition, Oldenbourg, München.

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