330.216 Financial Management
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, SE, 3.0h, 5.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 5.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to independently solve and present Financial Management cases, like e.g. to analyze and to apply the Black-Litterman portfolio optimization approach in comparison to the traditional mean-variance approach of Markowitz; or to calculate and assess factor premiums; or to calculate and analyze potential tax shield effects (personal taxes, corporate taxes) on the optimal capital structure.

Furthermore, students will be able to portion their case problems into work packages and to assign them to individual group colleagues.

Subject of course

Discussion of special topics in Financial Management.

Teaching methods

Presentation and discussion of all tasks;

Presentations performed by students (Proposal presentation, interim presentation, final presentation);

Discussion of solution approaches presented by students with suggestions for improvements and adaptations;

Writing of a seminar paper.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

Wed09:00 - 11:0007.10.2020 Zoom: Meeting-ID: 935 1293 7855; Password: 9JiB2F3a; or link: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/93512937855?pwd=M3FQNmFuTm5yWU5PZ25aMUVIakJDQT09 (LIVE)Initial Class
Thu15:00 - 17:0029.10.2020 (LIVE)Proposal Presentation
Thu10:00 - 12:3003.12.2020 Zoom: Meeting-ID: 948 6425 0258; Password: TwvGk2L9; or link: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/94864250258?pwd=VHVFTTNrNkNZN3Y0ZU8wZ1RGQWlIZz09 (LIVE)Interim Presentation
Thu10:00 - 12:3014.01.2021 Zoom: Meeting-ID: 961 0996 2130; Password: Xcw7pH36; or link: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96109962130?pwd=amVCcm9xTFhsSjB1blpoY3pVdkYwUT09 (LIVE)Final Presentation
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Interim presentation (achievable number of points: 15)

End presentation (achievable number of points: 20)

Seminar paper (achievable number of points: 65)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
17.09.2020 00:00 05.10.2020 12:00 12.10.2020 23:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge of the following subject areas:

* Betriebliche Optimierung (business optimisation)

* Kosten- und Leistungsrechnung (cost accounting)

* Investition und Finanzierung (capital budgeting, financing basics)

* Controlling

* Project and Enterprise Financing

* Financial Management and Reporting

Preceding courses


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