Wing Lung Bank International Institute for Business Development

2017 IIBD International Case Competition

2017 IIBD International Case Competition

The final round of the competition will be held on 24 November 2017 from 14:30-19:00 at WLB109, Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University. Register as the audience now to support the finalist teams (this event is CCL recognised).

Audience Registration

Entrepreneurship in a Changing Global Environment

  • To strengthen internationalisation through the enhancement of student and faculty networks, both social as well as professional.
  • To test students' creativity and problem-solving ability by working under pressure to solve a real world business problem, which highlights the strategic challenges and managerial dilemmas.
  • To better prepare students to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing global business environment.

  • All business students from universities around the globe are eligible.
  • Each university will nominate ONE team and each participating team must consist of not more than 4 members, with not more than one of them being a graduate student.
  • Students of the same team must come from the same institution at the time of application.
  • Each team should be supervised by a faculty supervisor.
  • The hosting institution will be eligible to have one team in the final round of the Competition. 

Gold Prize
USD1000 + Four round-trip air tickets between Hong Kong to all destinations served by Hong Kong Airlines
Silver Prize
Bronze Prize
Best Presenter

Finalist Teams
  • Ateneo De Manila University, The Philippines
  • Australian National University, Australia
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
  • Singapore Management University, Singapore

Competition Format

First Round

  • All participating teams will be assigned a case on 20 June 2017.
  • They have to submit the case analysis report by 30 June 2017.
  • The report should be within 10 pages plus a 2-page Executive Summary based on the case, excluding appendixes.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Identification of Problems
  • Analysis
  • Quality of Recommendations & Alternatives
  • Implementation and Plan of Action
  • Report Format and Writing Style

Final Round

  • Five finalist teams will be chosen to enter the final round of the competition on 24 November 2017 in Hong Kong.
  • The finalist teams have six hours to research, analyse, develop a set of action plans, and make recommendations to a business case.
  • They have to deliver presentations for judges.
  • 31 May 2017

    Deadline for application

  • 20 June 2017

    “First-round” case assigned to all participating teams

  • 30 June 2017

    Deadline for submission of analysis of “First-round” case

  • 15 September 2017

    Finalists chosen by Organising Committee and notified

  • 24 November 2017

    Final Round of the Competition at Hong Kong Baptist University

Accommodation for Finalists
Accommodation at Dr. Ng Tor Tai International House of HKBU will be provided for non-local finalists from 23-26 November 2017 (3 nights).

Tel: 852-3411 7855


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