Wing Lung Bank International Institute for Business Development

2017 IIBD International Case Competition

2017 IIBD International Case Competition



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Application Deadline: 31 May 2017

Theme
Entrepreneurship in a Changing Global Environment


Objectives
  • 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.


Eligibility
  • 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. 

Awards
Gold Prize - USD1000
Silver Prize - USD500
Bronze Prize - USD300
Best Presenter - USD100
 

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.


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.​
Timeline
  • 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).

Enquiries
Tel: 852-3411 7855
Email: iibd@hkbu.edu.hk

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