Trading Room

Learn how to excel in the financial services industry by using the latest industry-standard software in a dynamic and interactive learning environment.

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The Hughey Center For Financial Services

The Hughey Center for Financial Services (HCFS), named in honor of Bentley College alumnus David A. Hughey ’55 (retired Executive Vice President of Dean Witter Intercapital), was established in 1997. The HCFS has earned global recognition as a leading academic technology center, and has been featured on Bloomberg Radio, Fox 25 News and CNBC.

The mission of the center is to extend the educational goals of Bentley University through innovative classroom pedagogy, cutting-edge financial research, and real-world applications.

Our mission is translated into three broad strategies:

  • To integrate the Trading Room into the graduate and undergraduate curricula in an effort to enhance student learning, professional development and global success
  • To create a positive, collegial, and collaborative environment that is supportive of faculty and student research activities
  • To strengthen external relations with the global business community

The center is dedicated to providing world-class education through the integration of the multi-million dollar Trading Room. Supporting more than 50 graduate and undergraduate courses, and providing faculty, students and staff with an unrivaled collection of financial technologies valued at more than $3.5 million in annual licensing fees, the Hughey Center serves as a model for other colleges and universities around the globe.