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Vietnam's Brightest Stars at the HSBC Business Case Competition 2023 - Champion Round
May 16, 2023
The HSBC/HKU Business Case Competition 2023 - Champion Round on May 16th, 2023 was a remarkable event that showcased the immense talent and potential of top students from universities across Vietnam. This competition, which brought together the best and brightest minds, was an inspiring platform for students to display their analytical and problem-solving skills.
The competition served as a bridge between academia and the corporate world, as senior business executives from leading industries served as judges, evaluating the participants' innovative solutions and strategies. It provided a unique opportunity for students to interact with industry leaders, gaining valuable insights and feedback that will shape their future careers.

RMIT University students (Saigon South Campus) won the top prize of the competition.

Foreign Trade University students claimed the first runner-up.

Greenwich University (Hanoi & Danang Campus) named the second runner-ups.

This year's competition marked the 8th consecutive year of its organization in Vietnam, a testament to its growing significance and impact in the region. The Representative Office of The University of Hong Kong in Vietnam (HKU VN) involvement made this year's event even more special. Associate Prof. Dr Tuan Q. Phan, the HKU VN Chief Representative, played a pivotal role as one of the esteemed jury members.

Dr. Tuan Q. Phan being the jury member of the Champion Round.

Dr Phan's expertise and experience added immense value to the competition. As the author of the fascinating topics "Finvolution" and "Puma's 'Maya': Southeast Asia's First Virtual Influencer," which were case studies at the HSBC/HKU Asia Pacific Business Case Competition 2021, his presence brought a unique perspective to the judging panel. Moreover, Dr Phan also conducted training sessions for the participants, sharing his knowledge and insights to help them prepare for the champion round.

The involvement of HKU VN in this prestigious competition further emphasizes the HKU Business School's commitment to nurturing talent and promoting academic excellence in Vietnam. It showcases the increasing importance of collaboration between educational institutions and the business community to drive innovation and economic growth. By supporting and participating in events like the HSBC/HKU Business Case Competition, HKU VN reaffirms its dedication to empowering the next generation of leaders and change-makers.