Desautels BCom Students Won KPMG’s Ace the Case Local Competition


BCom students Jean Vianney Cordeiro, David Gao and Shirley Xu Wang recently won the KPMG’s Ace the Case Local Competition. On March 2, Jean Vianney, David, Shirley Xu and their team will represent the KPMG Montreal office at the 2013 National Ace the Case competition, via video conference. The winners of the National Competition will go on to represent Canada at the International level in Madrid, Spain in April.

Ace the Case is a two day workshop and competition designed and delivered by KPMG that is geared towards first, second and third year commerce students with a long-term interest in pursuing a CA or CPA designation. The workshop provides students with an opportunity to improve case-writing and analytical skills, as well as presentation skills. 

The program consists of three stages of competition: Local, National and Global. The national winning team will represent Canada at International Case Competition, competing against students from across 20+ participating countries.