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Important for Exchange Students: As the Full-Time and Part-Time MBA Programs utilize a modular course structure, the dates on which students begin and end the exchange are flexible. Please find here a chronological overview of the preliminary course offering for Fall and Spring.

Spring 2021  ›  Bachelor of Science  ›  Bachelor of Science - 2nd Semester  ›  General Studies

Applied Trading & Financial Markets

Course Code:
Prof. Dr. Besim Burcin Yurtoglu
Course Type:
BSc Course General Studies
Week Hours:
Spring 2021
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
Introduction to the financial market with a focus on the following topics: Stock exchange, capital market and trading; stocks, bonds and funds; options and certificates; investment philosophy and stock market psychology; derivatives; portfolio theory. In a case study, students will evaluate a company both fundamentally and technically and pitch its stock.In this course, the contents of the following WHU courses will be applied or deepened: Foundations of Finance (derivatives, portfolio theory, options and investment philosophies), Corporate Finance (fundamental valuation of a share) and also financial statements.
Friday, 12/03/2021
01:45 PM till 05:00 PM
Tuesday, 16/03/2021
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Friday, 19/03/2021
01:45 PM till 05:00 PM
Friday, 26/03/2021
01:45 PM till 05:00 PM
Monday, 29/03/2021
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Friday, 09/04/2021
01:45 PM till 05:00 PM
Monday, 19/04/2021
09:00 AM till 10:30 AM
Lectures, (computer-based) excercises, presentations, discussions, guest lecture
10% oral participation, 70% written examination, 20% stock pitch
To successfully complete the course and obtain the "Börsenführerschein" advanced German language skills are required.