Case Competition Achievements

HKUST Business School encourages our students to participate different local and international case competitions to get challenged by real-life business problems and gain experience to develop their confidence and analytical skills. Recently, our business undergraduates won the following case competitions:   

  • Agorize Business Case Competition (Edition 3)
  • Asia Investment & Banking Conference (AIBC) 2018- Asset Management Competition
  • Hang Seng Insurance x CUHK Business School Case Competition 2018
  • HSBC/HKU Asia Pacific Business Case Competition- 2018 Hong Kong Competition
  • Quinlan & Associates Financial Strategy and Consulting Challenge
  • World Bank Impact Challenge, Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations, 2018 Asia Pacific Conference, Kuala Lumpur 

In these competitions, student teams are given real-life business situations and asked to develop a strategy to address the issues.  

Agorize Business Case Competition (Edition 3) 

XIA Xiaotong      (BBA in Economics), YEUNG Chi Man (BBA in Economics) and TSANG Sin Ying (BBA) pitched their ideas of “Mental Health Insurance” to AXA in order to increase the purchase intent of the young generation towards insurance. 

“As we are working on mental health insurance, this learning kind of inspiring me that the business world and society can be combined together effectively to have a synergy effect. Not only helping the company to capture market value and gain money, but more importantly in the same time helping society.”--- YEUNG Chi Man

Asia Investment & Banking Conference (AIBC) 2018- Asset Management Competition 

NEO Choon Hoong Colin (BBA in Quantitative Finance), CHENG Yu Chieh (BBA in Finance) and KO Tin Ho BBA in Finance) conducted stock pitches on won the Asset Management Competition in Asia Investment & Banking Conference (AIBC) 2018. 

“This competition has given me confidence to push for greater things in life. Prior to this, I am the kind of person who usually believe that I might not be able to achieve great things. With this confidence, it sends a message that translate to efforts equal success. It doesn’t matter how handicapped you are, as long as you’re willing to put in the work and effort, success will come.”--- NEO Choon Hoong Colin

Hang Seng Insurance x CUHK Business School Case Competition 2018 

HKUST sent two teams to compete in the first Hang Seng Insurance X CUHK Business School Case Competition on December 4, 2018. The team called “KCKG Consulting” formed by Corrine Tso (BBA in Marketing & Management), Kelvin Lee (BSc in Economics & Finance), Grace Tsui (BBA in GUBS and Finance) and Kelly Lau (BBA in GBUS and Operations Management), won the championship title.

HSBC/HKU Asia Pacific Business Case Competition 2018 

The HKUST team formed by Katherine LAUW, Richard Huang and Jessica Yang from World Bachelor in Business and Gary Ma from BEng in Computer Science and BBA in General Business Management has attained the champion in 2018 Hong Kong Competition of HSBC/HKU Asia Pacific Business Case Competition 2018.

 

Quinlan & Associates Financial Strategy and Consulting Challenge 

The team formed by TAM Ka Kiu, Wong Hoi Hang, Tse Sin Yu from GBUS and Tso Chin Lap Justin from BIBU analyzed the expanding opportunity for a foreign asset management firm in the Chinese market. After several rounds of competitions, the team attained the championship. 

“The experience definitely broadened my horizons in different ways. I am allowed to have the unique opportunity to research and exchange my ideas with different participants and to the expertise through this case competition. Furthermore, as the champion team of this competition, our team would have the chance to have dinner with the CEO of Quinlan & Associates, who is a pioneer and expert in financial consulting and fintech development. I believe that dinner gathering would certainly give me a broader perspective of what the financial industry would be in the future.” ---TAM Ka Kiu 

World Bank Impact Challenge, Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations, 2018 Asia Pacific Conference, Kuala Lumpur 

WANG Wei Tong Phoebe from GBUS, together with her groupmates from all around the world such as India, Myanmar, the Philippines, America, pitched their idea to World Bank and won in HPAIR 2018 Asia Pacific Conference in Kuala Lumpur. 

“My first key takeaway is working under stress. It was my first time joining a case competition abroad, and teaming up with strangers from all around the world. The three-hour time limit was extremely intense given we had limited time for research and often had debates on the details of our idea. However, this experience also allowed me to learn how to cope with immense level of stress and work with people from very diverse backgrounds.” --- WANG Wei Tong Phoebe