Berlin, Germany

Financial Markets & Institutions

when 2 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 800

The financial system and its functions will be discussed, and the various activities of different financial institutions and financial markets and their roles in allocating capital will be determined. The course introduces the instruments traded in money and capital markets and their valuation. The course concentrates on debt contracts, securities and innovations in the bond and money markets. The functions of insurance banks, mutual fund companies, investment banks, and other financial intermediaries will be covered, referring to real examples for financial crisis for further understanding of the nature, design, and risks of the financial markets. Academic visits to National German Banking Associations and Deutsche Bundesbank in Berlin will be arranged to apply theories discussed in the course and introduce the students to the financial world of long-term savings and investments in stocks. The course will also explain to students how to invest in the securities market which is integral to the economy and their own personal lives. Furthermore, the program introduces students to high technology used in the stock exchange, the exciting settings, and skillful market professionals that use technology on the trading floor and trade securities for all investors.

Course leader

Dr. Mona ElBannan

Target group

Business Administration / Management students after 4th semester

Course aim

The objective of this course is to provide students with a general understanding of the different financial markets and financial institutions operating worldwide.

Fee info

EUR 800: Course fees (including exam and certificate)