HKICPA Accounting and Business Management Case Competition 2017-2018

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Activity

Event date

Deadline for registration

Registration

Briefing session

16 Oct 2017

12 Oct 2017

Online register for Briefing Session

Free business seminar
(for Levels 1 & 2 participants)                                      

18 Nov 2017

 

10 Nov 2017

Please click here to download the enrolment form

Free business seminar
(for Level 2 participants)

27 Dec 2017

Final competition - oral presentation cum award ceremony

28 April 2018

 

 

 Background


The HKICPA Accounting and Business Management Case Competition 2017-2018 aims to develop the ability of senior secondary school students, especially those studying Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, in using accounting information for business development and to improve their enabling skills as required by today's business world. Since its inauguration in 2002, more than 300 secondary schools have participated in the Competition, making it one of the most popular and significant annual inter-school events of its kind.

 

Selected company


Hung Fook Tong Group Holdings Limited (Stock code:1446) (Hung Fook Tong)
鴻福堂集團控股有限公司(股票代號:1446) (鴻福堂)

 

 Question 


Download question paper & guidelines below:

Language Level 1Level 2
Chinese Version                               Click here                Click here                
English VersionClick hereClick here
 
 

Five great reasons to join


 

Date

Activity

13 Oct 2017 (Fri)

Announcement of the questions on Levels 1 and 2 on HKICPA website

16 Oct 2017 (Mon)

Briefing session

Time:

17:00 – 18:00

Venue:

HKICPA, 27/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai

Register on or before 12 Oct 2017 (Thur)*

10 Nov 2017 (Fri)

Competition registration deadline

18 Nov 2017 (Sat)

Free business seminar (for Levels 1 & 2 participants)

Time:

09:15 – 12:45

Venue:

HKICPA, 27/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai

Topics:

· Basic financial ratio analysis and implication
  (Part 1 & 2)

· Recap of major business and management concepts

Register on or before 10 Nov 2017 (Fri)*

  

27 Dec 2017 (Wed)

Free business seminar (for Level 2 participants)

Time:

13:30 – 17:30

Venue:

HKICPA, 27/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai

Topics:

· Deriving important information from financial statements
· Methods of analyzing trends

· Basic budget preparation

· Operations of Hung Fook Tong Group Holdings Limited

· Proposal writing skill

· Business management and marketing strategies

Register on or before 10 Nov 2017 (Fri)*

 

9 Feb 2018 (Fri)

Deadline for submission of Level 1 financial and business management analysis

13 Feb 2018 (Tue)

Deadline for submission of Level 2 business proposal

29 Mar 2018 (Wed)

Announcement of Level 1, Level 2 results and the six outstanding performance teams from Level 2 entering the final competition
( Level 3 – Oral presentation)

28 Apr 2017 (Sat)

Final Competition – Oral presentation cum award ceremony

  

 

 

 

1.    Attractive cash prizes
      The champion team will receive $4,500 cash prize.

2.    “Young reporters” programme and company visit

      The champion team will meet and interact with CPAs to widen their horizons and their interview articles will be   
      published in the HKICPA’s e-newsletter. Also, winning teams will gain a better understanding of the workplace
      environment through the company visit.

 

3.    Real world experience

      Participating teams can learn how to analyze a real-life business situation and apply what they have learned in the
      classroom to identify possible strategies for a corporation’s future planning.

 

4.    Free seminars

      Participants will be invited to attend free seminars to enhance their financial analytical, business management,
      marketing strategic planning and proposal writing skills; and to learn more about the case company.

 

5.   Analysis/proposal

      Analysis/ proposal can be submitted in either English or Chinese

 

Eligibility


All full-time Secondary 4 to 6 students are eligible.

  

  

Competition schedule


 

* Due to limited seating capacity, reservations are on a first-come-first-served basis.

 

Awards


 

Champion

:

$4,500 cash prize, certificate and a trophy

1st Runner-up

:

$3,500 cash prize, certificate and a trophy

2nd Runner-up

:

$3,000 cash prize, certificate and a trophy

Best business proposal

:

$1,000 cash prize, certificate and a plaque

Best presenter

:

$500 cash prize, certificate and a plaque

Outstanding performance
(3 awards)

:

$1,000 cash prize, certificate and a plaque

For teams not being selected to the final competition

Merit teams:  Certificate for each team member 
Top 10% of highest score teams in business proposal

Proficiency teams:  Certificate for each team member
The next top 10% of second highest score teams in business proposal

A certificate of appreciation will be issued to all participants who submitted a business proposal in Level 2.

A certificate of participation will be issued to all participants who joined Level 1 and achieved 50 marks or above.

 

Enquiry


 

For enquiries, please contact us at amcc2017@hkicpa.org.hk or 2287 7228.

 

 

To view the highlight of 2016-2017 competition, please click here.