Controlling of financial institutions

Short Name
Controlling of financial
Module Code
Module Coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Christoph Gallus
  • Holger Holaschke
Short Description
Management of interest rate, currency, liquidity and credit risk; integrated bank controlling; banking simulation
Learning Objectives

On the basis of comprehensive product and method knowledge at the finacial service, students will learn within the first part of this module technics of yield management and risk management at the banking sector. Participants can apply market interest methods to calculate the range of values, they knoy several calculation methods of the operating range and bring together the results within the contribution margin accounting. They can characterize the essential operational bank risks, know and apply measuring methods and instruments to control liquidity risk, interest-change risk and currency risk. They have a understanding for concepts of overall bank management and the can analyse them.

Within the second part of this modul (the bank management game) participant are learning the integrated usage of the complete learned knowledge in this main area through complex game situations. Students are deciding their own decisions i teams and create after the simulation game a seminarpaper, this paper document all used strategies and solutions within a variance anaysis. This trains the team ability of each participant and skils of analytical and interlaced thinking.


- special features of financial accounting in banking
- managerial accounting in banking: total margin of profit, methods of calculating partial interest income, making
calculations in operative performance
- data processing in banking services: dealing with payment transactions, applying finance modules with company
clients, customer relationship management via the Internet, electronic sales channels
- multichannel banking

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, experimental game

Preliminary Work

Participation (experimental game)

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Optional Klausur, Referat (Zu Veranstaltungsbeginn wird rechtzeitig und in geeigneter Art und Weise die jeweilige Prüfungsform bekanntgegeben.)

Evaluation Standard

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

As Needed

Achleitner, Handbuch Investment Banking, Gabler
Becker, Peppmeier, Bankbetriebslehre, Ludwigshafen
Hartmann-Wendels, Pfingsten, Weber, Bankbetriebslehre, Berlin
Horsch, Kaltofen, Wertorientierte Banksteuerung I: Renditemanagement, Frankfurt
Hull, Risk Management and Financial Institutions, Wiley
Schierenbeck, Ertragsorientiertes Bankmanagement, Bd. 1 und Bd. 2, Wiesbaden
Schulte, Horsch, Wertorientierte Banksteuerung II: Risikomanagement, Frankfurt
(jeweils aktuellste Auflage)

Study Aids

lecture scripts, task collection

Prerequisite Modules
Recommended Prerequisites

301, 411, 412