The winner at the Final Local Round of the CFA Institute Research Challenge 2017-2018 will represent Vietnam at the Asia regional competition, to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 25-26 April 2018.
In the Final Local Round of the CFA Institute Research Challenge 2017-2018, the four finalist teams will present their investment theses on this year’s subject company: Vietjet Air (HSX: VJC). A panel of judges that includes national and international finance professionals will challenge the teams on their research and recommendation, and evaluate them accordingly.
Details of Final Local Round of the CFA Institute Research Challenge 2017-2018 are as follows:
- Time: 13:30 – 17:30, Saturday, December 16th, 2017.
- Venue: Grand Ballroom, 1st Floor, Pullman Saigon Centre Hotel, 148 Tran Hung Dao Boulevard, District 1, HCMC.
- Attire: Business casual.
The four finalists who have excellently made it to the Final Round in Vietnam include:
- International University HCMC
- Banking Academy of Vietnam
- Foreign Trade University HCMC
- Foreign Trade University, Hanoi
The years 2017-2018 mark the seventh CFA Institute Research Challenge in Vietnam. The Research Challenge is an educational initiative in which leading industry professionals actively promote best and ethical practices in securities research to students from the world’s top business schools. Over the course of the competition, 15 university teams are mentored by industry professionals in writing an equity research report on a publicly traded company. Each level of the Research Challenge culminates in a presentation and defense of that research to a panel of investment industry experts, who select the best presentation. This year, the winning team will advance to participate in the Regional competition hosted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The CFA Institute Research Challenge in Vietnam 2017-2018 is also proudly sponsored by FTMS Vietnam.