HKGCC Business Case Competition 2019
Join the Biggest Student Business Case Competition in Hong Kong and Macau!
This challenge is available for students/recent graduates from Hong Kong & Macau only.
Step 1: Application Phase
JULY 25, 2019 (Thu) to OCTOBER 16, 2019 (Wed)
Sign up and apply to the Hong Kong Business Case Competition on this platform. You can create your own team or join another team, depending on what you are looking for. Team size can be between 2-5 members.
Once your team is formed, you must choose one or more business case(s) to solve across any categories. You can also form different teams to tackle different cases. The choice is yours!
Deliverable: Executive summary of 5 -10 slides explaining your unique solution (PDF formatted).
Deadline: October 16, 2019 at 11:59pm HKT.
FIRST ONLINE VOTE
OCTOBER 17, 2019 (Thur) to OCTOBER 23, 2019 (Wed)
During the review week, all sponsors will review and grade your cases . Teams from each track will be selected to advance to the Mentoring phase. The announcement will be made on Thursday, October 24, 2019.
Step 2: Mentoring Phase
OCTOBER 24, 2019 (Thur) to NOVEMBER 10, 2019 (Sun)
There will be 2.5 weeks where selected teams will be connected with their mentors from the respective sponsors via the Agorize platform. There will be two weeks to prepare for a more developed proposals of 15 to 20 slides. This will be the perfect opportunity to learn and gain direct insights from the sponsors' perspective in order to complete a more comprehensive proposal.
Teams and mentors are encouraged to take the communication offline and meet in person, if time allows.
Deliverable: 15-20 slide deck (PDF formatted) with a more detailed and refined solution based on the submission from Application Phase.
Deadline: November 10, 2019 at 11:59pm HKT.
SECOND ONLINE VOTE
NOVEMBER 11, 2019 (Mon) to NOVEMBER 17, 2019(Sun)
Once again, the sponsors will review and select 3 top teams from each track, which will be invited to participate in the Grand Finale on the November 22, 2019. The announcement will be made on Monday, November 18, 2019.
Step 3: Grand Finale
NOVEMBER 22, 2019 (Fri)
At the Grand Finale, the top 3 teams from each track (12 in total) will be pitching their projects in-person to the panel of decision-makers from the 4 sponsors and representatives of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.
Deliverable: Selected teams are required to submit the pitching deck (no more than 10 slides) on the platform by November 20, 2019 at 12:00pm.
Pitching Format: 5-minute presentation + 3-minute Q&A