604.831 (20S) Research Seminar: International Financial Management I

Sommersemester 2020

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First course session
17.03.2020 11:00 - 12:00 S.0.05 On Campus
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Overview

Lecturer
Course title german Research Seminar: International Financial Management I
Type Seminar (continuous assessment course )
Hours per Week 1.0
ECTS credits 2.0
Registrations 10 (40 max.)
Organisational unit
Language of instruction Englisch
possible language(s) of the assessment English
Course begins on 17.03.2020
eLearning Go to Moodle course
Remarks (english)

You could only register if you
 a) study "International Management" AND
 b) write your master thesis at the Institute of Financial Management.


*** Seminar I is only relevant for students who are in the SECOND SEMESTER of the master programme. ***


You have the option EITHER to choose a topic in FINANCE or in Financial ACCOUNTING/REPORTING.
In case of a finance topic Kurt Wagner will be the supervisor of the thesis.
In case of a reporting topic Alexander Herbst will be the supervisor of the thesis.


Depending on the chosen topic, students only have to attend the classes of
 - either Kurt Wagner
 - or Alexander Herbst.


17.03.2020 11:00-12:00  -> preliminary meeting ONLY for students who will choose a topic in International Financial Reporting (Alexander Herbst)

17.03.2020 12:00-13:00  -> preliminary meeting ONLY for students who will choose a topic in Finacne (Kurt Wagner)

12.05.2020 12:00-17:00 -> meeting ONLY with students who have chosen a topic in International Financial Reporting (Alexander Herbst)

15.05.2020 14:00-19:00 -> meeting ONLY with students who have chosen a topic in Finance (Kurt Wagner)

08.06.2020 09:00-14:00 -> meeting ONLY with students who have chosen a topic in Finance (Kurt Wagner)

12.06.2020 09:00-14:00  -> meeting ONLY with students who have chosen a topic in Finance (Kurt Wagner)


Kindly note the regulations for resetting examinations. Details can be found here: https://www.aau.at/en/study/studying-at-aau/during-your-programme/examinations/

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Course Information

Intended learning outcomes

To advise students on the development of their own independent topics in international finance or international reporting.

Teaching methodology including the use of eLearning tools

Individual guidance sessions, group meetings. 

Course content

This course is for students who want to work independently on a research topic in a) international finance or b) international financial reporting. 

Students can select their own topic, subject to final approval by the instructor. Finance topics in the past have included
- foreign exchange risks, strategies, and opportunities,
- international financial instruments,
- corporate governance for financial executives,
- hedging techniques,
- international financial law,
- international banking, investment banking, venture capital, etc. 

Reporting topics in the past have included
- fair value measurement and accounting policy choice in [country] and [country] – a comparative approach
- convergence with IFRS in an expanding Europe: progress and obstacles
- brand valuation: Financial assessment and accounting for brands as intangible assets in the light of IFRS
- fair value accounting for financial instruments under IFRS and effects on financial institutions
- accounting for goodwill – techniques and strategies

In case of a finance topice Kurt Wagner will be the supervisor of the thesis. 

In case of a reporting topic Alexander Herbst will be the supervisor of the thesis. 

Depeding on the choosen topic, students only have to attend the classes of either Kurt Wagner or Alexander Herbst.

Prior knowledge expected

Substantial previous knowledge of the subject area.

Curricular registration requirements

See curriculum.

Literature

Provided to students on an individual basis.

Link to further information

https://www.aau.at/finanzmanagement/

Examination information

Im Fall von online durchgeführten Prüfungen sind die Standards zu beachten, die die technischen Geräte der Studierenden erfüllen müssen, um an diesen Prüfungen teilnehmen zu können.

Grading scheme

Grade / Grade grading scheme

Position in the curriculum

  • Master's degree programme International Management (SKZ: 908, Version: 19W.1)
    • Subject: Research Seminar I (Compulsory subject)
      • 8.1 Research Seminar I ( 0.0h SE / 2.0 ECTS)
        • 604.831 Research Seminar: International Financial Management I (1.0h SE / 2.0 ECTS)
  • Master's degree programme International Management (SKZ: 908, Version: 19W.1)
    • Subject: Masterarbeit (Research Seminar) (Compulsory subject)
      • Research Seminar I ( 0.0h SE / 2.0 ECTS)
        • 604.831 Research Seminar: International Financial Management I (1.0h SE / 2.0 ECTS)
  • Master's degree programme International Management (SKZ: 908, Version: 16W.1)
    • Subject: Masterarbeit (Research Seminar) (Compulsory subject)
      • Research Seminar Part I ( 0.0h SE / 2.0 ECTS)
        • 604.831 Research Seminar: International Financial Management I (1.0h SE / 2.0 ECTS)

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Sommersemester 2023
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Sommersemester 2022
  • 604.831 SE Research Seminar: International Financial Management I (1.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2021/22
  • 604.831 SE Research Seminar: International Financial Management I (1.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2021
  • 604.831 SE Research Seminar: International Financial Management I (1.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2019
  • 604.831 SE Research Seminar: International Financial Management I (1.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2018
  • 604.831 SE Research Seminar: International Financial Management I (1.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2017
  • 604.831 SE Research Seminar: International Financial Management I (1.0h / 2.0ECTS)