Outstanding Case Writer

Stand out

Our Outstanding Case Writer Competition offers you the chance to compete against the best case writers in the world.

Prize and recognition

The winner of this competition will receive a prize of £1,150 ($1,400; €1,300) and a special trophy. We also announce the result to leading business press worldwide and invite the winner to feature on our website and in our newsletter, which is sent to 44,100 global subscribers. See last year's competition and award winners

Who can enter?

You must be a business teacher to enter this competition. Cases can be written by a team of two or more authors. Students and research assistants can be part of your writing team, but a faculty member must lead the team.

What is required?

Your case can be about any management topic. It can be based on field research, published sources or generalised experience. You can submit a single case or case series.

Your case or case series must:

  • be a maximum of 5,000 words in total, excluding exhibits (you can submit an abridged version of your case if it is over 5,000 words)
  • include a teaching note
  • have been completed after 1 April 2016
  • have been tested in the classroom.

How to enter


The 2017/18 Outstanding New Case Writer competition will by judged by a panel of internationally renowned case method experts.

Please do not contact any of the judges about your competition entry as you may be disqualified.

Find out what the judges are looking for

Key dates

1 March 2017 Competition opens
12 October 2017 Submission deadline
February/March 2018 Winner announced
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If you require any further information about this competition please contact Hazel.
Hazel Walker Hazel Walker
External Relations Manager
+44 (0)1234 756418