Outstanding Case Teacher competition

By continuing to use our site you consent to the use of cookies as described in our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.
You can change your cookie settings at any time but parts of our site will not function correctly without them.

Our global Outstanding Case Teacher competition recognises exceptional case method teachers who are achieving excellence through innovative and creative approaches to case teaching.

Apple and chalk in front of blackboard

Who can be nominated?

Nominees must be management education teachers currently working within an academic or corporate environment, and entries must be related to teaching carried out since November 2017. Individual teachers, a team of teachers, or a PhD student who teaches, can be nominated.

Teachers must be nominated by one of their current or previous students to be entered into this competition. The student who nominates the winning teacher will receive a £100 Amazon voucher*.

Teachers who are nominated will contacted for more information after the nomination deadline of 31 July.

Nominations for the 2021/22 competition closed on 6 August 2021. The winner will be announced in February/March 2022.

What are we looking for?

The judges are looking for an outstanding case teacher, for example, one who:

  • always goes that extra mile to motivate and inspire students and colleagues
  • takes an innovative and exciting approach that achieves exceptional results for students
  • introduces new technologies or develops new and original teaching strategies
  • pioneered the use of cases at your institution.

Prize and recognition

This is a prestigious competition and many high-profile management educators have won it in the past. See our previous winners

The winning teacher (or team) will receive a prize of £1,150 ($1,400; €1,300), a special trophy and a letter of commendation from the judging panel.

In addition, we notify leading business press worldwide, and feature the winner on our website and in our newsletter, which is sent to 52,000 global subscribers.

Judging

The 2021/22 Outstanding Case Teacher competition will by judged by a panel of internationally renowned case method experts.

Please do not contact any of the judges about your nomination as your nominee may be disqualified.

See our terms and conditions

Key dates

1 March 2021 Competition opens
31 July 2021 Student nomination deadline
5 November 2021 Nominee entry deadline
February/March 2022 Winner announced

*If more than one student nominates the winning teacher, a draw for the voucher will be held.

Contact us

If you require any further information about this competition please contact:

Hazel Walker
Hazel Walker
External Relations Manager
t
+44 (0)1234 756418

2021 winner

Mats UrdeOn #WorldCaseTeachingDay, The Case Centre named Mats Urde, Associate Professor of Strategic Brand Management at Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM), as winner of the 2021 Outstanding Case Teacher competition.

Anna-Maria Ostermann won a £100 Amazon voucher for her nomination of Mats.

Find out more about Mats and his win

Learning with Cases: An Interactive Study Guide

Learning with cases can be a challenging experience.

Our interactive study guide takes students through the process, providing practical tips, tricks and tools.

Picture representing 'Learning with Cases: An Interactive Study Guide'
Picture representing 'Learning with Cases: An Interactive Study Guide'
Learning with Cases: An Interactive Study Guide

Learning with cases can be a challenging experience.

Our interactive study guide takes students through the process, providing practical tips, tricks and tools.

Discover more