Dual Degree Students Participate in an International Case Competition in Stockholm

Four Technology and Management Dual Degree students, Steven Cheung Wut Lik (Final Year), Connie Chow Hiu Ying(Final Year), Calvin Au-Yeung Yat Hung(2nd Year) and Yennie Ma Miu Yin(2nd Year), were nominated to represent HKUST to participate in the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) 2009 International Case Competition in Sweden.
To celebrate the SSE’s 100th anniversary, representative students from 12 leading business schools around the world were invited to compete against each other in the art of cracking cases.
The SSE 2009 International Case Competition was held on March 5 – 7, 2009. During these four days, participants had the opportunities to experience Swedish culture and create a global network through city tour, company visit and various social activities with SSE students, Swedish Multinationals, partners of the school and of the competition.
12 top ranked undergraduate schools invited from across the globe were brought together in this multicultural and multidisciplinary event.  Each team of four students was given 24 hours to analyze and prepare a case. Following case preparation, each school presented their analysis and recommendations to a panelist of distinguished judges, some of which were members of the management team of the case company.
The 12 School Teams are:

  • Stockholm School of Economics

  • Copenhagen Business School

  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • London School of Economics

  • New York University – Leonard N. Stern School of Business

  • Northeastern University

  • Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration

  • Sciences Po

  • Thammasat University

  • Tilburg University

  • Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

  • University of Western Ontario – Richard Ivey School of Business

About The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (www.ust.hk) is a world-class research university that focuses on science, technology and business as well as humanities and social science.  HKUST offers an international campus, and a holistic and interdisciplinary pedagogy to nurture well-rounded graduates with global vision, a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking.  HKUST attained the highest proportion of internationally excellent research work in the Research Assessment Exercise 2014 of Hong Kong’s University Grants Committee, and is ranked as the world’s best young university in Times Higher Education’s Young University Rankings 2019.  Its graduates were ranked 16th worldwide and top in Greater China in Global University Employability Survey 2018.

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