Hedge Fund Strategies is an Applied Innovation course for Full-time and Evening & Weekend MBA students. Student teams develop and test unique trade ideas and then full investment strategies over the course of the spring semester, benefiting from hedge fund professionals as guest speakers and coaches, and then pitch their strategies to judges who allocate capital. The teams may then go on to execute their strategies through December using a dedicated fund.

Instructors for the course are Sam Olesky and Bill Rindfuss.

Several of the guest speakers and judges have further involvement in the direction of the course as members of the Advisory Panel. They include: