During April 21st - 24th, 2021, On-time Consulting, one of the teams representing BBA Chulalongkorn University, has participated and won a 2nd runner-up in the HSBC Thailand Business Case Competition which was hosted by the MUIC case club. The competition has 23 invitational teams, representing the most renounced universities in Thailand.
The competition consisted of 3 rounds: Round 1 (5.45-hour case), Round 2 (5:45-hour case), and the Final round (6-hour case).
In the Final Round, Ontime Consulting had to present to senior executives who have a very strong background and experience in business analysis:
- Mr. Stephen Ashworth, Managing Director, Hutchinson Ports (Thailand)
- Mr. Aloke Lohia, Group CEO, Indorama Ventures PCL (IVL)
- Mr. Ashwin Rajgopal, CEO, Brand’s Sanctuary International Co. Ltd
- Mr. Dillip Rajakarier, Group CEO, Minor International PCL, CEO, Minor Hotels
- Mr. Kelvin Tan, CEO, HSBC Thailand
As a team, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to the BBA International Program, BBA Case Club, and Assoc. Prof. Buraj Patrakosol, PhD who has given us the necessary preparation throughout the competition.
Below are the thoughts of our members:
“I could never imagine that we would be able to get to this point. I would like to take the stage here to thank the other 3 of my teammates for their dedication and effort making the case so much fun and exciting to me. Throughout the case, we have all learned a lot not only from the case but also from each other. And with the team dedication and spirit, we were able to overcome several mistakes making our recommendation as perfect as possible. This is truly a memorable and motivational moment for all of us to make an impact in the business world” from Mr. Naphat Jantaranukul, Financial analysis and investment, 3rd year
“It is beyond my expectation to be in the finals. Despite minimal time to prepare, we are able to learn more about each other and the values we can give to the team. It is undeniably a result achieved by team effort and synergy where each individual uses their unique qualities which complement each other and provide a unique solution to the judges. This competition has provided us an opportunity to improve at every steps of the competition and become a better version of ourselves.” Mr. Chavis Chotipintu, Financial analysis and investment, 3rd year
“I am really grateful for the opportunity to compete in this competition and get into the final round. I could have never done this without the effort of all teammates. I learned a lot from this unforgettable experience.” from Ms. Akarima Likhitwatanachai, Financial analysis and investment, 2nd year
“Being able to come this far in the competition was beyond what I have personally dreamt of achieving. This would never have been possible if not for my outstanding teammates. Thank you for all the efforts and lessons that we have learned along the way.” from Mr. Bhumirapee Autayakool, Financial analysis and investment, 3rd year