QP Case Analysis Competition and Luncheon with CPAs 2017

The QP Case Analysis Competition 2017 was an immense success this year. More than 730 teams joining the competition from Hong Kong and Mainland China.

This year we invited 101 reviewers from practice, commercial and universities to conduct a blind review of the participants' written reports for selecting the finalists. Eight finalist teams were shortlisted to enter the final round of the Hong Kong and Mainland China Competition respectively - the oral presentations were held on 25 November 2017 at the Harbour Grand Hong Kong Hotel and 3 December 2017 at The Westin Bund Center Shanghai.


Press interview: Preparation pays off

The winners of the QP Case Analysis Competition 2017 were interviewed by SCMP Classified Post, Hong Kong Economic Times and Labour Daily.

They shared their experiences and how they presented an impressive approach in tackling the toy retail industry case. The adjudicators also gave many valuable comments on the winning teams' overall performance.

New President and Council were elected

The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants elected Eric Tong as president, and Law Fu Yuen, Patrick and Kong Chi How, Johnson as vice presidents for 2018 after its 45th annual general meeting.

From left: Raphael Ding (丁偉銓), Chief Executive; Johnson Kwong (江智蛟 ), Vice President; Eric Tong (唐業銓), President; Patrick Law (羅富源), Vice President and Mabel Chan (陳美寶), Immediate Past President.

CPAs in focus
An unqualified success

Mr. Edmund Chan, practising director of Mazars CPA Limited, encourages young people to explore more to develop their career. He is impressed by his QP staff members who demonstrate solid knowledge and broad range of skills at work.

Ms. Wing Tam, assistant manager of Mazars CPA Limited, praises QP's well-rounded nature and open-book examination format for enhancing her technical knowledge and management skills, which are essential to her career development.

(The article is reprinted from Prospective CPA Summer 2017 issue)

Careers and development
Store of value

China's online commerce explosion has put pressure on bricks-and-mortar stores, especially in malls. But, as George W. Russell reports, the impending demise of physical retail in the Mainland might be exaggerated: developers and retailers are creating more innovative ways – from entertainment to in-store apps – to attract visitors and turn them into purchasers.

(The article is reprinted from A Plus December 2016))

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