Corporate banking

Module Code
Module Coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Birgit Wolf
  • Prof. Dr. Birgit Wolf
Short Description
Development of corporate banking, basics of corporate finance, loan business and risk management, structured finance and capital market financing alternatives
Learning Objectives

Participants will gain an overview about the development of corporate banking and theoretical approaches for optimizing capital structures. Therefore participants will design alternativ financing tools; qualitativ and qantitativ with classical corporate procedures for analysing and evaluateing. They understand how ratingsystems and risk management processes can be operated and monitored. They understand other corporate banking entry points as cash management and company pension. Participants will use and develop tools of scientific work and they practice teamwork through joint prepared presentations and seminarpapers.


Development of corporate banking and stratigical meaning; Basic of financing theory; aspects of credit business: factoring and leasing, bank regulations, rating, risk management;

Corporate finance affairs: project financing, asset-backed-securities, ways of funding on capital markets, equity acquisition on venture capital and private equity, mezzanies capital, other requirement- related starting points for corporate banking like cash management and company pension.

Method Competence
Social Competence
Self Competence
Duration in Semester
Instruction Language
Total Effort
6.0 CrP; an estimated 180 hours
Weekly School Hours
Method of Instruction

lectures, seminars

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

TL1: Seminararbeit (75%)

TL2: Präsentation (25%)

Evaluation Standard

Grading pursuant §§ 9 and 12 according to provision (Part I of the exam regulations).


Brost, Dahmen, Lippmann, Corporate Banking, Frankfurt

Eayrs, Ernst, Prexl, Corporate Finance Training, Stuttgart

Hockmann, Theißen, Investment Banking, Stuttgart

Schulte, Horsch, Wertorientierte Banksteuerung II: Risikomanagement, Frankfurt

Wolf, Hill, Pfaue, Strukturierte Finanzierungen, Stuttgart

(jeweils aktuellste Auflage)

Study Aids

lecture scripts, professional articles, literature list, outline

Recommended Prerequisites

301, 411, 412

Prerequisite for