Case writing resources

Supporting case authors is a key part of our mission. Alongside our case submission service we also provide authors with access to a range of resources designed to develop their case writing skills.

Case writing workshops

As a non-profit organisation, our workshops are affordably priced. Participants from member organisations receive a 10% discount on all open programmes and new members are entered into a monthly draw for a complimentary workshop place.

The open programme

We run regular open case writing workshops at international locations for new and experienced case authors and research assistants who write cases. The ability to generate your own cases to use in the classroom can greatly enhance your impact and enjoyment as a teacher. Participants demand evermore relevant and challenging materials and teachers often need to tailor cases to their classes. The open case writing workshops aim to develop confidence in case writing, provide practical advice and help participants produce quality cases faster, with a more effective use of resources. Case writing workshops also cover the development of teaching notes and often include the opportunity to draft a case. Most case writing workshops last between one and three days and involve some preparation. View current events

Customised programmes

We work with individual institutions to put together customised case writing workshops to be held at their site. These unique events are developed in close collaboration with the organisation to ensure that learning objectives, time span and budget are met. Find out more

Tutors

All our case writing tutors are experienced case authors and teachers, and many are internationally recognised authorities in the field. View tutor profiles

Case Writing & Teaching Exchange

New and experienced case writers can share ideas, gain fresh insights and discuss case writing challenges at our Case Writing and Teaching Exchange on LinkedIn. It’s easy to join, and we’d welcome your contribution to the debates and discussions. Find out more

Books

James A Erskine, Michiel R Leenders and Louise A Mauffette-Leenders, of the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, are all regular and renowned case writing tutors and authors of the book Writing Cases and its companion volumes Teaching with Cases and Learning with Cases, all available to order through us.

Teaching & Writing Cases: A Practical Guide by John Heath, published by The Case Centre, gives a thorough guide to researching and writing an effective teaching case.

Video clips

Watch a selection of video clips of management educators talking about case writing.
 

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If you just want a taster we also distribute a range of articles that explore the case writing process.
 
Paper icon Case Writing
James G Clawson
Darden Business Publishing, University of Virginia
Paper icon Hints for Case Writing
Benson P Shapiro
Harvard Business School
Paper icon Twenty-five Questions to Ask as You Begin to Develop a New Case Study
Mary C Gentile
Harvard Business School
Paper icon What Makes a Good Case?
Derek Abell
IMD
 

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