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CASE COMPETITION
FINANCIAL STRATEGY AND CONSULTING CHALLENGE

Calling all finance enthusiasts and problem solvers! Want a chance to showcase your critical thinking abilities, demonstrate your creative flair, and construct practical recommendations to real-world problems? If so, then we have a challenge for you!

The financial world is in a constant state of flux, and it is imperative for undergraduates to understand the intricacies of this change and the drivers involved. As financial markets become increasingly interconnected to almost every other sector, there is a growing need for students to understand many of the developments that are currently taking place.

Undergraduates studying in Hong Kong and expecting to graduate in 2021, 2022, or 2023 are eligible to apply.

The competition does not place restrictions on major choice or discipline. We encourage students with a keen interest in the financial world and/or management consulting, as well as individuals that enjoy problem solving, to apply.

Interested students must form teams of three to four, and teams can be composed of any mix of major and year group.

KEY DATES

4 October 2019 (Fri): Application deadline

7 October 2019 (Mon): Case release

1 November 2019 (Fri): First deliverable deadline

8 November 2019 (Fri): First deliverable result release

TBC (mid November): Consultant review session

TBC (mid November): Final presentation

CHALLENGE AT A GLANCE: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE ASEAN INSURANCE INDUSTRY

The insurance industry in the ASEAN region has experienced steady growth during recent years, driven by a growing middle class, increasing consumer sophistication, and regulatory support. In addition, digitalisation has provided an excellent opportunity to enhance the insurance value chain, making products / services more accessible to the underserved population. Looking forward, what digital transformation initiatives could ASEAN insurers consider, in order to stay ahead of the curve and drive their growth aspirations?

Details of the full challenge, including information on specific deliverables, logistics, and submission details, will be released to interested candidates once applications are sent in and processed.

HOW YOU CAN JOIN

Every team will need a team name and has to allocate one person to act as the team leader – this individual will be designated as the key contact point for the team.

In order to participate in the challenge, team leaders are required to email careers@quinlanandassociates.com with subject line “Q&A Challenge Application: (Team Name) from (University Name)”. The email should consist of the names, primary email addresses, majors, year levels, universities, and CVs of all members. All fellow team members must also be CCed in the email. Please ensure all attached CVs are in PDF format.

The deadline for application is at 23:59 on 4 October, 2019 (Fri).