A team of students from the Faculty of Business and Accountancy (FBA) competing in the CFA Institute Research Challenge Malaysia on 16 February 2019 has triumphed as the National Champion defeating 16 other teams from all over Malaysia.
These aspiring members of the team were:
They have been mentored and coached by Dr. Koh Hsieng Yang Eric and Dr. Karren Khaw Lee Hwei from the Department of Finance dan Banking, FBA as the Faculty Advisors. The team is also fortunate to have the support and guidance from past team members; Mr. Pankajkumar – FBA’s MBA Alumnus and Ms. Elaine Tai (Industry Mentor) from JAKS Resources. The team has been training hard since July 2018 and learn from previous participation to come out with their winning formula.
By winning this challenge, it also means that the team will be representing Malaysia in the Asia Pacific Regional rounds which will be held in Sydney, Australia on 28 and 29 March 2019.
Written by: Mr. Kamarul Fairuz Hassim