Undergrads Win Case Competition in Hong Kong

A team of four undergraduate students—Ryan Chen, William Howoong Chun, Larry Fan (all Wharton seniors) and Shilpa Kannan (a senior in the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology)—took on the world and won. Along with faculty representative, Marketing Professor Keith Niedermeier, they bested 18 university teams representing five continents at the Citi International Case Competition held in Hong Kong in November 2014. The two-day case competition challenged student teams to propose the best growth strategies for an emerging luxury hotel firm, the Langham Hospitality Group.

The-Case-of-Team-Underdog

Originally published by Wharton Magazine Spring 2015.

Read the full post >>