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Five Accounting students win second prize in Greater China region accounting and business case competition

15 Jul 2014

(From left) Members of the HKBU team – Ma Cheng, Meng Meng, Tang Yangfan, Zhang Chi, Chu Yuyang – and their coach Mr Man Ko
(From left) Members of the HKBU team – Ma Cheng, Meng Meng, Tang Yangfan, Zhang Chi, Chu Yuyang – and their coach Mr Man Ko

A student delegation from the School of Business comprising five Year 2 students majoring in Accounting won the second prize in the Accounting and Business Case Competition 2014 organised by the China Commercial Accounting Institute (CCAI) and the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC). 

 

The HKBU delegation “Case Crackers” which comprised Ma Cheng, Meng Meng, Tang Yangfan, Zhang Chi and Chu Yuyang competed with the other 16 teams from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong in the final contest. Contestants were required to come up with a three-year strategic business proposal to enhance the annual results of local listed company Cafe de Coral Group and prepare a 10-minute presentation on their proposal. Under the guidance of team coaches Dr Morris Liu, Assistant Professor, and Mr Man Ko, Lecturer I, of the Department of Accountancy and Law, and Miss Connie Li, Lecturer II of the Department of Marketing, the HKBU team outshone other teams with their creative idea and excellent teamwork and claimed the second prize. 

 

Organised for the first time by CCAI and CCOIC, the competition attracted over 60 participating teams of more than 300 university students from the Mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau with the aim of improving their professional and practical abilities in the areas of finance and accounting.