HSBC Thailand Business Case Competition 2021 is a business case competition for undergraduate students sponsored by HSBC in partnership with Mahidol University International College. Each year, undergraduates from leading business schools nationwide participate in this prestigious competition. The teams, consisting of four undergraduate students, must analyze real-life cases written by the Asia Case Research Centre, in affiliation with Hong Kong University. The teams will have a total of approximately six (6) hours to analyze, form recommendations, create financial plans and prepare to present to a panel of esteemed judges, who are Thailand’s top business leaders, consultants, and experts in their respective fields.
April 22, 2021
8:30 AM – 12:35 PM
24 teams from prestigious universities compete against each other throughout 6 divisions, presenting their cases to judges who are business experts from various fields!
April 23, 2021
8:30 AM – 12:35 PM
24 teams compete with each other once again to gain the 3 seats in the final Round. Teams are divided into 6 divisions with 4 teams each division, once again presenting their cases to judges once again.
April 24, 2021
8:30 AM – 12:10 PM
The final 3 teams compete for one last time to get the top prize as the best team of Thailand, and representing the country at the HSBC/HKU Asia Pacific Business Case Competition 2021.
HSBC Thailand Business Case Competition On Tour (Thursday, 4 March 2021)
HSBC Thailand Business Case Competition On Tour event is the introduction to ‘HSBC Thailand Business Case Competition 2021’, which will be held live on ZOOM. Students will be informed about the concept and format of the competition to help them decide to participate and tips on how to deliver smart and realistic solutions to the business cases. The guest speakers will include HSBC senior executives who will share about the purposes and values of the competition, as well as tips on How to Present Effectively via ZOOM; and an overseas winner of the past regional competition who will share his experience and tips on how to be successful and how his participation in the competition has helped to sharpen the relevant skills in both his studies and future careers.
Networking Session (Thursday, 8 April 2021)
The Networking Session will be held via ZOOM Meeting. The purpose of this session is to mingle and connect with the other participants to exchange views and discussions to further their career prospects.
Training Day (Monday, 19 April 2021)
A total of 30 teams (24 qualified teams & 6 reserve teams) will receive an exclusive hands-on training of skills crucial to be successful in a business case competition. The objective of the training is to help them prepare for the next round(s) of competition and enhance their skill sets which can be utilized in the future. The 6 reserve teams are potential teams that could move up to be one of the qualified teams in case one of the original 24 qualified teams cannot enter the competition. The guest trainers will be business experts with extensive experiences in case competitions and in their respective industries. The two-hour training session, in the evening, is mandatory for all the qualified and reserve teams.
The competition consists of three rounds as follows:
Round 1 (Thursday, April 22 2021)
Round 2 (Friday, April 23 2021)
Round 3 – Final Round (Saturday, April 24 2021)