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 1.5
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

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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Congratulations to the Class of 2019

On June 28 we were pleased to welcome numerous families and friends to the Lauder Business School campus for a graduation celebration. In his welcome address our Executive Director Alexander Zirkler congratulated the graduates and introduced our Guest of Honor, the US Ambassador to Austria – his Excellency Trevor D. Traina.

Fireplace Talk with the CEO of Austrian Airlines

On June 19 we were delighted to host the CEO of Austrian Airlines, Dr. Alexis von Hoensbroech, in the Lauder Business School ball room. He delivered an inspiring fireplace talk about his career path, the aviation industry in general, and the Austrian Airlines company structure and strategy.

Cooperation Agreement with the City of Vienna

Lauder Business School signed a cooperation agreement with the City of Vienna together with 22 other Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences located in Vienna. On May 14, 2019, Mayor Michael Ludwig signed a cooperation agreement with the Viennese higher education institutions in the City Hall, together with rectors, directors and board members of 23 universities, colleges and universities of applied sciences.

Researching Innovation in Austria

Christian Reiner, senior researcher at LBS, has co-authored the “Austrian Research and Technology Report 2019”. This annual report has been published by three Austrian ministries and written by external experts from applied research institutes and universities. Given the importance of the report for the wider public, it is an honour to contribute to this official publication.