Connect 2 Case Study Competition
Connect2 is a student-run initiative based in UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business that aims to bring together the Irish and Chinese student communities. The iniative helps both communities to bridge the cultural gap, learn more about one another and share ideas under a social and business setting. Connect2 aims to integrate Chinese students into life in UCD while ensuring Irish students become more open minded and globally aware.
On February 26th the Annual Connect 2 Case Study Competition took place. Six teams of Irish, Chinese and International students presented to a wide-ranging panel of judges.
First place and the top prize of €500 went to Team 2: Arlind Kraja. Boun Chun, Keyang Qiu and Shangjun Zeng. During their awards ceremony speeches, the judges congratulated winners but also commended all teams on the quality of their presentations. The committee were delighted with the event's success and thanked everyone for putting a huge amount of effort and time into their presentations.
Picture with the winning team were: Mr. Tom Ashe, Head of Risk and COO of Avolon Aerospace Leasing, Professor Liming Wang, Director of the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, Dr. Paul Ryan, Director of the Lochlann Quinn School of Business, and Mr. Ken Duggan, Chairman of the Ireland China Institute Organising Committee and Director of Chinaportal Consultancy.