The KPMG International Case Competition (KICC) final takes place next week in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and a team of four top students from Lingnan University in Hong Kong, the winners of the KPMG BA Paper 2014, will be heading to Dubai to take on teams from 27 countries in the global final.
Henry Poon, Branting Lai, Yvonne Chan and Wing Mak were the winning team in the China competition and will now be competing for the coveted trophy.
KICC is an annual competition run by KPMG, it challenges students to review and develop solutions for a number of business case studies. Run over the course of four days, teams will be judged by a panel of senior KPMG Partners progressing through various rounds before the winners are announced on Thursday, 16 April 2015. The final day of the competition will be taking place at the Emirates Aviation College in Dubai.
Maria Lee, Partner in Charge, People, Performance and Culture, KPMG China says: "The KPMG International Case Competition is an amazing opportunity for students to gain experience of addressing real life business challenges. To see talented students grow in confidence as they progress through each round of the competition and learn from the judges’ feedback brings to life how talented students are today. Not only is it a great challenge, it is also a great learning experience for all involved. KPMG China hires around 1,500 graduates every year and this program provides the opportunity for us to give students an experience of what working at KPMG would be like and the sort of challenges we address for clients around the world everyday."
Every team entering the competition has produced a short video about themselves and the culture of their country. The winning team’s video will be announced at this year’s opening ceremony. To meet the team from China and to vote for their video, visit the video competition app on the global KPMG Facebook Page.
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