Hedge Fund Course

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Course Overview

Our coaches come from top hedge funds across various strategies and can help you perfect your stock pitch, the most important part of the interview process
 

Our program supplements self-studying with a hands-on approach on everything you need to know to get the best chance of getting a job in a Hedge Fund

Self-study on the platform and then receive 1:1 coaching to master your understanding.

This course will cover:

  • How to pitch stocks to a hedge fund

  • Learn how to build robust operating models that focus on trying to model business results.

  • Review 5 real-world case studies Insider knowledge on various headhunters, firms, and compensation data to help negotiate and make sure you’re receiving fair treatment

  • Technical models

  • Review 5 real-world case studies

  • Technical models

This Course Is For You If:

  • This Crash Course’s intended audience is current investment banking analysts, equity research analysts, or other investment professionals

  • We assume you have a baseline knowledge of excel and powerpoint given your day job

  • Since you signed up for the platform, we also assume you have a high level understanding of Public Equities and why you want to pursue it

  • The goal of this platform is to help you drill down on specific interview prep in the most efficient way possible and ultimately secure an offer

  • We developed a customized set of training materials that we pair alongside 1:1 coaching with real buyside professionals to help differentiate yourself from the competition
 
 
 
 

$999

$599/Lifetime Access

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Step 1

  • Introduction

    Learn how to provide concise stock pitches that's a standard part of the Hedge Fund interviewing process.

The first 3 models provide a detailed analysis of Hedge Fund stock pitching, operational modeling and training materials to differentiate yourself from the competition.

  1. Stock Pitch 101
  2. Prospecting (i.e. how to get started coming up with ideas)
  3. Developing a Differentiated Thesis
  4. Catalysts
  5. Valuation
  6. Frameworks (including risk/reward)

Step 2

  • Case Studies

    The case study is the most labor intensive part of the interview process and also tends to carry the most weight with your interviewers as it showcases your true level of knowledge and technical skills.

Hedge Fund/Public Equity case studies tend to either be a longer form take home assignment where you have a week to complete and submit or an in person 3-4 hour test.

You will cover strategies on how to tackle the case study in either situation late on.

You will cover the following topics in this module with practice case studies available on the OfficeHours site:

  • Company and Industry Overview
  • Long Term Fundamentals (Moat, market size, secular trends)
  • Short Term Fundamentals (earnings, catalyst path, macro considerations)
  • Modeling Strategies and Valuation
  • Other Case Study Sections

Step 3

  • Hedge Fund Technical Guides

    Learn from our technical guides covering account, finance, valuations, brainteasers and guesstimates.

A key part of landing a job in a hedge fund and passing the rigorous recruiting process is understanding key financial fundamentals. 

Step 1

  • Introduction

    Learn how to provide concise stock pitches that's a standard part of the Hedge Fund interviewing process.

The first 3 models provide a detailed analysis of Hedge Fund stock pitching, operational modeling and training materials to differentiate yourself from the competition.

  1. Stock Pitch 101
  2. Prospecting (i.e. how to get started coming up with ideas)
  3. Developing a Differentiated Thesis
  4. Catalysts
  5. Valuation
  6. Frameworks (including risk/reward)

Step 2

  • Case Studies

    The case study is the most labor intensive part of the interview process and also tends to carry the most weight with your interviewers as it showcases your true level of knowledge and technical skills.

Hedge Fund/Public Equity case studies tend to either be a longer form take home assignment where you have a week to complete and submit or an in person 3-4 hour test.

You will cover strategies on how to tackle the case study in either situation late on.

You will cover the following topics in this module with practice case studies available on the OfficeHours site:

  • Company and Industry Overview
  • Long Term Fundamentals (Moat, market size, secular trends)
  • Short Term Fundamentals (earnings, catalyst path, macro considerations)
  • Modeling Strategies and Valuation
  • Other Case Study Sections

Step 3

  • Hedge Fund Technical Guides

    Learn from our technical guides covering account, finance, valuations, brainteasers and guesstimates.

A key part of landing a job in a hedge fund and passing the rigorous recruiting process is understanding key financial fundamentals. 

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Hedge Fund Course Curriculum Overview

  • Module 1 - Introduction

    Lessons: Introduction to Hedge Fund Recruiting

  • Module 2: Stock Pitch 101

    Lessons: Stock Pitch 101

  • Module 2: Operating Model

    Lessons: Operating Model

  • Module 4: Case Study Overview

    Lessons: Case Study Overview, Case Study Example - Match Group, AFRM Case, CHWY Case, CVNA Case, DASH Case (In Person)

  • Module 5: Hedge Fund Technical Guides

    Lessons: Accounting Guide, Finance Guide, Valuation guide, Brainteaser Guide, Guesstimates Guide

Need More Than A Course?

Get 8 Weeks Of Intensive Hedge Fund Career Training

Our program supplements self-studying with a hands-on approach

  • Self-study on the platform and then receive 1:1 coaching to master your understanding

    Our team will hand-pick the right expert to connect with based on your career goals.

Get 8 Weeks Of Intensive Hedge Fund Career Training

Our program supplements self-studying with a hands-on approach

  • Self-study on the platform and then receive 1:1 coaching to master your understanding

    Our team will hand-pick the right expert to connect with based on your career goals.

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KICKOFF

ONBOARDING

Intro call with Asif to discuss your goals and develop a plan of attack

  • Onboarding document

Week 1

Hedge Fund Recruiting Overview

Once your narrative has been fleshed out, put pen to paper and translate the narrative to a perfect hedge fund resume. Receive offline or live workshops from a coach

  • Hedge fund 101 guide

Week 2

Resume Review

Learn about Paper LBO’s, Two Statement LBO’s, and Three Statement LBO’s. Go over a step-by-step video walkthrough of creating a Three Statement LBO from scratch, then take our first LBO test. Discuss your work product 1:1 with a coach to answer any questions and go over modeling efficiencies

  • Resume review template

Week 3

Stock Pitches

Learn how to construct a stock pitch on a public company, including prospecting tickers, developing a thesis, identifying catalysts, and constructing a valuation framework.

  • Stock pitch 101 guide

Week 4

Operating Models

After developing a valuation framework and qualitative pitch, add a quantitative element to your pitch by building an operating model with revenue and opex builds.

  • Operating model excel template

Week 5

Case Studies

Put your stock pitch and hedge fund model learnings into practice with 5+ case studies and an example of a real pitch used to convert a top hedge fund offer

  • 5+ case studies and sample stock pitch used to get an offer at a top hedge fund

Week 6

Technical Question Q&A

Practice walking through the most commonly asked technical questions and brain teasers

  • Hedge fund technical question guide

Week 7

Mock Interviews

Simulate a hedge fund interview that may cover behavioral, technical, deal walkthrough, industry, and firm specific questions.

  • Sample questions on platform

Week 8

Mastery

Target your areas of most improvement. For some, this is on verbal technical questions. For others, it is on behavioral questions. Get extra reps in from the numerous practice questions and case studies on our platform and go into interviews feeling as prepared as possible.

  • Additional case studies

Offer Selection and Negotiation

Many of our mentees receive multiple offers. Do an offer selection call to determine which offer is right for you and how to negotiate compensation. We have helped numerous mentees negotiate start dates, relocation and signing bonuses, and buying out their banking bonus. We also help accelerate interview timelines.

  • Offer selection guide

Be Prepared For Your Hedge Fund Interview

  • Detailed, Practical Courses

    Learn exactly what you need to know in your career track of choice.

  • Time Relevant

    Our content is designed for the next annual recruiting round from Wall Street firms.

  • Built By & Trusted By Experts

    OfficeHours was built by finance professionals with decades of combined experience and direct expertise in recruiting and putting your best foot forward.

  • Personalized Service

    Need more help than our in-depth courses? We have a team of people already working in the jobs you want, with hands-on experience ready to provide you personalized coaching.

Commonly Asked Questions

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OfficeHours is a career development company catered towards investment banking analysts and other finance professionals who just kicked off their careers. 

Our career coaching service matches you with relevant coaches to help you excel on the job, achieve high reviews, get promoted, and earn top bonuses.

OfficeHours coaches come from 100+ premier institutions and many have exited from banking into various industries including private equity, hedge funds, startups, and corporate development. They provide actionable advice on how to succeed on the job you currently have and share firsthand experience on how they thought about next steps.  

If you are already set on recruiting for a new job, our interview prep service matches you with a coach in your target industry to help navigate the job search process, from application to interview to offer. We’ve helped individuals prep and place within private equity and other jobs within finance.

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