Strategic Finance & Business Analytics

Courses Per Semester

NOTE: By clicking on each course, you can access the learning outcomes of the respective course.


1st Semester – Fall Term

Business Research Academic Writing 3 2.5
Probability and Statistics for Finance 2 2
 Finance Corporate Finance 3 2
Organizations, Institutions and Markets Financial Law and Legal Reasoning 3 3
Corporate Governance and Compliance 3 3
Monetary Economics 3 2.5
Financial Institutions, Ratings and Markets 3 3
Banking Financial Data Sources and Software – Bloomberg 3 2
Asset Management Introduction to Asset Management 2 2
Financial Instruments and Trading 2 2
 Business Analytics Quantitative Data Analysis ( R ) 3 2
TOTAL 30 26


2nd Semester – Spring Term

Banking Banking Products and Services 2 2
Finance Corporate Reporting 3 3
Organizations, Institutions and Markets Corporate Valuation 2 2
Business Analytics Operations and Customer Analytics 2 2
Econometrics 3 2
Project Management and IT Support Tools 2 2
Process Management and SAP 2 2
Asset Management Financial Regulation and Market Supervision 3 3
Risk Management 3 2
Controlling of a Financial Institution 2 2
Business Research Critical Thinking & Business Ethics 3 2.5
Empirical Research Methods 3 2.5
TOTAL 30 27

3rd Semester – Fall Term

Business Analytics Business Analysis and Business Modelling (Capstone) 2 2
FinTechs, Data Science and Digital Trends 2 2
Business Research Argumentation and Debate 3 2
Research Proposal 2 1.5
Finance Auditing (Capstone!) 3 2
Empirical Finance 3 2
Behavioral Finance 3 2
Treasury 2 2
Banking Investment Banking 2 2
Project and Export Finance 3 3
Student Consultancy Project (Capstone!) 3 2
Asset Management Real Estate Investment: Theory and Practice 2 2
TOTAL 30 24,5


4th Semester – Spring Term

Asset Management Asset Management Simulation (Capstone!) 1 0.5
Organizations, Institutions and Markets Banking Simulation 1 1
Case Studies (Capstone!) 2 1.5
Microeconomics of Competitiveness 2 1.5
Business Analytics Internet of Things in Business – Future Trail 1 1.5
Banking Corporate Strategy and Decision Science 2 1.5
Private Banking and Wealth Management 2 2
Business Research Master Thesis (Capstone!) 15 0
Master Thesis Seminar 1 1
All Modules Master Commission Exams 3 0
TOTAL 30 10.5



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Welcome to LBS

We are very pleased to announce the beginning of the new academic year 2018/2019 on October 4!

The LBS faculty and staff wish all our new and returning students a good start! We hope that you have refilled your energy reserves during the summer and that you are now ready for the new challenges to come.

A very special welcome to all our new students joining the LBS academic community this year. We are excited to meet you at our Orientation and Welcome Day!

The Economics of Climate Change

Christian Reiner, senior researcher at LBS, was invited by the Carinthian Economic Society (Volkswirtschaftliche Gesellschaft Kärnten) to deliver a talk on the economics of climate change. About 100 visitors attended the talk on October 3rd 2019 in Klagenfurt, Carinthia’s capital. Mr Reiner stressed the economic case for ambitious climate policy as well as the chances for business.

Master Class of 2019 – Congratulations!

On September 20, we were delighted to welcome many proud families and friends to the Lauder Business School campus for a Masters graduation ceremony. The ceremony started with a welcoming speech by our Executive Director Alexander Zirkler in the beautiful baroque LBS ballroom. In his address, he highlighted the international quality of both our Master programs and drew the parallel: “The value of your diplomas will increase in time like the value of a good painting.”

Blockchain Seminars – Be One Step Ahead

Whether you are a technical person, a business individual or simply interested in future technologies and the latest trends, our program gives you expert insights into this vibrant field and guides your path to becoming a Blockchain professional.