[Undergraduate] HKUST International Case Competition 2018 (HKICC) (Updated)
Jul 02, 2018
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HKICC International Case Competition 2018 (HKICC 2018)
KUBS is now recruiting the university representatives for HKICC 2018.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s School of Business and Management (HKUST Business School) will be hosting the HKUST International Case Competition 2018 (HKICC 2018). KUBS has been invited to join the competition, and we are now recruiting KUBS representative team (4 undergraduate students). Your interest and participation are greatly appreciated.

Competition Period
  • October 20, 2018 (Sat) – October 26, 2018 (Fri)
Competition Venue
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong
Registration Fee
  • KUBS will cover registration fee (accommodation fee included) and airfare
Student Eligibility
  • Students majoring in Business Administration (dual degree included)
  • There will be four undergraduate students in each team. The competing teams will be presented with a business case developed for the event by The Thompson Center for Business Case Studies, HKUST Business School. The case provides background about an organization and outlines a set of pressing business issues that senior management needs to address. Supporting data and other associated information such as annual reports, financial data, and market research studies will also be provided as references. The competing teams have 22 hours to use their skills and expertise in a wide range of business disciplines from accounting, economics, finance, marketing, operational management, strategy and technology to complete their analyses. Each team of students will present their findings and recommendations to a panel of judges who come from the business world.
  • HKUST professors and company representatives
Application Submission
  • Student Eligibility: Students majoring in Business Administration (dual degree included) — (students double majoring or minoring in Business Administration are not eligible to apply)
  • Application Deadline: Submit your application to KUBS International Office (located in room 304 of KUBS Main Building) by July 2, 2018 (Mon) - ★★ The application deadline has been extended.
  • Application Materials:
    • Hardcopy: July 2, 2018 (Mon); 4:00 p.m. — submit two copies of each document to KUBS International Office - ★★ The application deadline has been extended.
      • Curriculum Vitae in English
      • Statement of Purpose in English (1 page)
      • Official KU Transcript in English
    • Soft Copy: Email submission to jchang9@korea.ac.kr
    • Email Title: [2018HKICC_Application] Your Name
Additional Notes
  • Participants must attend all weekly meetings from September to the competition date.
Selection Process
  • A final team will be selected through the Mini Case Competition at KUBS.
  • The KUBS International Office will distribute an assignment for the Mini Case Competition. Then, submit your assignment in PPT format. The advisors will evaluate and select final candidates
    * The pre-screening will be conducted if there is a high number of applicants. Please note that the case assignment will be given to those who pass the pre-screening stage.
Application July 2 (Mon) 4:00 PM
Case Distribution July 5 (Thu) 10:00 AM
Mini Case PPT Submission July 6 (Fri) by 10:00 AM via e-mail
PPT Presentation July 6 (Fri) (time TBA)
Announcement of Final Results July 9 (Mon)
* The schedule above is subject to change (the application deadline has been updated).
* Presentation must be done in English.
Contact Us
  • KUBS Internatinal Office; Jenny Chang
  • 02-3290-1621
  • jchang9@korea.ac.kr
Photo Credit: HKUST