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The BizSpark BBA Student Research Competition was successfully held on 11 June. As a new initiative to celebrate the 65th Anniversary of the School of Business, the event was well-received with close to 50 BBA students and academic faculties registered and attended online.

Prof. Edward Snape, Dean of the HKBU School of Business shared in the opening remarks that the competition attracted a total of 23 submissions across different concentrations, from Year 2 to Year 4, covering various topics such as the impact of the worldwide pandemic on digital banking, on HR management, on machine learning; the study of cloud gaming strategy, green loan, and trade war, etc.  “BizSpark aims to provide an opportunity for undergraduate business students to showcase their business research work and to provide a platform to promote high quality research work at undergraduate level”.

A total of 7 teams were shortlisted to the final round and presented their research works to the judges and audience on Saturday afternoon.  The high-quality presentation and creative ideas were appraised by the judges. Special thanks to the panel of esteemed judges who have provided our participants with valuable feedback. They are: 

Panel of Judges
  • Dr. Zach LEE (Durham University) Associate Professor Department of Management & Marketing
  • Mr. Alvin LEUNG (HRM Practitioner) Regional Head of Learning Academy, APAC (Persolkelly consulting Ltd)
  • Prof. Samson TAI (Dept of FDS) Professor of Practice, HKBU
  • Dr. Ting CHEN (Dept of ECON) Assistant Professor, HKBU
  • Dr. Yanju LIU (Dept of ACLW) Assistant Professor, HKBU
  • Dr. Lucia FUNG (Dept of MGNT) Associate Director BBA (Hons),  HKBU

 

 

 The list of awardees of the Final Conference is as follows: 

 Academic Research PaperCompany-based Consultancy Project
Gold PrizeAn Empirical Study of Optimal Combination of Algorithms for Prediction-Based Portfolio Optimization Model using Machine Learning over Covid-19 Period
MA Hejian Max, ISEM Year 4
Cloud Gaming Service Strategy for HKBN to target young audience
LAW Ming Yiu Sam, MKT Year 4
Silver PrizeMinimum Wage Effects on the Employment of China’s Rural Migrants
DENG Qinwen, AP ECON Year 4
Green Loans for SMEs
HUNG Chi Wai Brooklyn, FINE Year 3
ZOU Xiang Wei, FINE Year 3
LIN Hoi Nam Catherine, ISEM Year 3
FONG Chun Kit Andy, FINE Year 3
YU Miu Ping, MKT Year 3
Bronze PrizeSocial Comparison and Competition: The Reasons behind Involution in University Students and Fresh Graduates in China
Vita, GAO Yujiao (Year 4, HRM)
Amanda, LI Ruohan (Year 4, HRM)
To what extent does online training affect learning effectiveness as compared to traditional training for the Advancement Management Program in a local hospital?
Karen, CHEUNG Tsz Ying, (Year 4, HRM)
Wendy, WONG Wan Ling, (Year 4, HRM)

 

Best Presenter Award
  • MA Hejian Max, ISEM Year 4
    An Empirical Study of Optimal Combination of Algorithms for Prediction-Based Portfolio Optimization Model using Machine Learning over Covid-19 Period
  • GAO Yujiao Vita, HRM Year 4
    Social Comparison and Competition: The Reasons behind Involution in University Students and Fresh Graduates in China
Best Poster Award
  • Green Loans for SMEs
    HUNG Chi Wai Brooklyn, FINE Year 3
    ZOU Xiang Wei, FINE Year 3
    LIN Hoi Nam Catherine, ISEM Year 3
    FONG Chun Kit Andy, FINE Year 3
    YU Miu Ping, MKT Year 3

 

 

Academic Research Paper

Vita

GAO Yujiao Vita, HRM Year 4

LI Ruohan Amanda, HRM Year 4

Max

MA Hejian Max, ISEM Year 4

 

 

Company-based Consultancy Project

Karen

CHEUNG Tsz Ying Karen, HRM Year 4

WONG Wan Ling Wendy, HRM Year 4

Brooklyn

HUNG Chi Wai Brooklyn, FINE Year 3

ZOU Xiang Wei, FINE Year 3

LIN Hoi Nam Catherine, ISEM Year 3

FONG Chun Kit Andy, FINE Year 3

YU Miu Ping, MKT Year 3

LawMingYiu

LAW Ming Yiu Sam, MKT Year 4

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