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HKICC FAQs

Please click here to complete the "Expression of Interest" online form and the organizing committee will invite the selected business schools by email in February/March 2021.
Please refer to Presentation Schedule, Rules and Format.
HKICC does not open for individual application. The Competition is open to full-time undergraduates of the participating university, majoring in any business-related programs, who meet the following criteria:


  • For students on the European University System: A student currently studying in or before the 3rd year of maximum three years of specialized business education
  • For students on the US system: A student currently studying in or before the 4th year of maximum 4 years of undergraduate study
  • Has a full-time course load at the time of the competition
  • Majors in business-related programs
  • Is registered at his/her school
  • Participants cannot have participated in HKICC (i.e. CICC) in previous years
Teams will receive a Kick-off business case and have 3 hours for preparation on Jun 7 (Mon). The Kick-off Case presentation will be held on the same day. A Main business case will be delivered to teams on Jun 8 (Tue) and each team will have 22 hours to research, analyze, and provide recommendations to the panel of judges for consideration. Division Round of the competition will be held on Jun 9 (Wed) while Challenger Round and Final Presentations will be made on Jun 10 (Thu).
The Kick-off Case Presentation and the Division Round Presentation will be open to all Faculty Advisors of the participating teams but no external audience is allowed while the debriefing session afterwards will be open to respective Faculty Advisors only. The Challenge Round Presentation is open to Faculty Advisors and the HKUST community but is closed to all HKICC participating student teams. The Final Presentation will be open to public.
The dress code for all presentations should be business attire. The dress code for other events and activities could be found in the latest "Schedule of Events" of our website.
Teams should make preparation on their own. However, it is stressed that teams have to work on their own after receiving the case and discussion of the case with outside sources, advisors, faculties, or any parties other than their teammates are NOT permitted.
Advisors should help advise/coach/train their teams before the competition. However, they are not allowed to communicate with teams in any form during the case preparation and presentations. For finalist teams, advisors and teams can only resume communication after the Final Presentation.
No, only one faculty advisor in each team will be allowed to join the participating students in designated events or activities.
Past cases could be found at HKICC website.
The registration fee generally covers the administration costs of the event. Teams will receive a Welcome Pack by courier before the event. Trophies and certificates will also be sent to the winning teams.