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Business students scoop second runner-up at HSBC business case competition

19 Jun, 2017
img HKBU School of Business student team shone at the reputable HSBC/HKU Asia Pacific Business Case Competition 2017 by taking home the second runner-up award at the local final. The competition was conducted on 5 June 2017 in Hong Kong.
The full-day competition challenged contesting teams from the nine universities in Hong Kong to compete against each other in business strategies and presentation skills in two rounds. The HKBU team of four students, namely Gao Mengyuan, Sarah (BBA Finance, Year 3), Lee Ka Chun, Jeff (BBA Finance, Year 4), Leung Sze Wai, Leo (BBA Accounting, Year 4) and Wong Wing Yan, Phoebe (BBA Human Resources Management, Year 3), outshone Hong Kong Shue Yan University and the hosting team from University of Hong Kong with their top-notch analysis and impeccable presentation in the first round. They advanced to the second round and contested with City University of Hong Kong and Chinese University of Hong Kong teams, whom won the Champion and first runner-up respectively.
“I am proud of the team who were really devoted and committed. They valued teamwork and hard work over anything else. With the intensive training designed for our students prior to the competitive competition, they managed to transfer what they have learnt into a rewarding experience and reached such height,” said Mr. Man Ko, Senior Lecturer of Department of Accountancy and Law. He also thanked Dr. Connie Li, Lecturer of Department of Marketing, Dr. Felix Yip, Senior Lecturer of Department of Management, Mr. S.W. Lam, Teaching Consultant of Department of Management, and the HKBU School of Business for the great contributions and strong support to the student team.
Organised by HKU Asia Case Research Centre and sponsored by HSBC, the HSBC/HKU Asia Pacific Business Case Competition brings together elite business students from universities in Hong Kong and across Asia to contest by grappling with unique business cases. It is supported by seasoned members of the business industry with international experience and exposure, who form the panel of judges of the competition.