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If you're looking to try out case teaching, or your budget is a little tight, why not try a case from one of our high-quality free case collections.

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Welcome to our free case collections. As part of The Case Centre’s commitment to promoting the case method and supporting case teachers, we offer a growing range of free cases produced by a number of prominent schools and organisations across the globe.

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Amity Research Center logo

Amity Research Centers has selected 10 cases from its health and medical care collection to be available free via The Case Centre. Amity Research Centers feels there is a dearth of expertise in health and medical care and that knowledge of developments and initiatives in healthcare is limited. It makes a deliberate effort to write cases about healthcare management in various organisations and for public health policy makers.

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Australia and New Zealand School of Government logo

Australia and New Zealand School of Government's (ANZSOG) teaching cases are all set in the public sector, and cover topics including accountability and governance, public value, co-production, change and innovation, collaboration and partnerships, risk management and regulation, with a number of cases dealing with human resource management, and the management of information technology and knowledge.

ANZSOG cases are concise, lively and engaging, and an active window on current public sector practice in the southern hemisphere. 

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Babson College logo

Building on its entrepreneurial legacy to advance entrepreneurial thought and action for the world, Babson College partnered with Banco de Chile to immerse 20 faculty members from ten Chilean universities into the rigorous art of entrepreneurship case writing and teaching. The project has produced 11 Chilean entrepreneurship cases, each with an English and Spanish version.

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Collarts logo

These free cases from the Australian College of the Arts (Collarts) are aimed at students studying music organisations in arts management or music business programmes. They are written by eminent music insiders, including Paul Saintilan, Dean of Collarts, previously at EMI Music and Universal Music; Rob Cannon of the Australian Institute of Music who has also held international record company roles; and Michael Smellie, a former Chief Operating Officer at Sony BMG.

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Copenhagen Business School logo

This collection of free cases is part of Copenhagen Business School’s commitment to the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME). All the cases focus on aspects of responsible management, including social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability. The cases address a number of interdisciplinary subjects making them suitable for a wide range of courses in business schools and universities. New free cases will be added regularly.

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E-FORCE logo

Developed as part of a project co-financed by the Directorate General Enterprise and Industry of the European Commission, this free case collection includes 18 innovative teaching cases on technology entrepreneurship.

The cases all have accompanying teaching notes and many have media support items.

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Global Health Delivery Project logo

Few resources on the delivery of health services and health technologies in low-resource settings currently exist for educators.

The Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University has begun to fill this gap with a series of teaching cases and accompanying teaching notes examining principles of healthcare delivery in low-resource settings that are freely available for download and distribution.

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Institute for Management Development (IMD) logo

The Institute for Management Development's (IMD) collection of free cases includes a case series on the KasKazi Network that deals with the distribution of fast-moving consumer goods to low-income areas in Kenya. The collection also includes 11 'climate saver' cases that showcase corporate best practices in carbon-saving products and processes. The cases were featured at the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference thanks to IMD's collaboration with the WWF's Climate Savers.

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INSEAD logo

INSEAD offer a growing collection of free cases on topical subjects.

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Medical Peace Work logo

This collection of 12 free teaching cases was developed by Medical Peace Work, a partnership of medical organisations and teaching institutions committed to the development of expertise in health work, violence prevention and peace building. The cases depict challenging situations for health professionals who are looking for ways to prevent and reduce violence and other forms of power abuse, and to build trust, understanding, mutually enriching structures and a culture of peace.

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MIT Sloan School of Management logo

In early 2009, the MIT Sloan School of Management began free distribution of select teaching materials created by faculty and students at the school.

The collection, available on LearningEdge and via The Case Centre, covers a wide array of companies and organisations, industries, and geographies, and focuses on a number of business disciplines.

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Rotterdam School of Management Case Development Centre logo

These 21 cases – selected from the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) teaching cases – are based on the research results of QuInnE, an interdisciplinary EU-funded project investigating how job quality and innovation mutually impact each other, and the European Network for the Advancement of Business and Landscape Education (ENABLE), which develops much-needed education on integrated landscape management based on sustainable business models.

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Stanford Graduate School of Business logo

Stanford Graduate School of Business has produced a large number of free cases covering subjects such as e-commerce, entrepreneurship, international business, marketing, operations information & technology, political economics and strategic management.

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The Case Centre logo

The Case Centre has partnered with a group of leading business schools to provide this collection of free cases on topical issues.

Currently 10 free cases are available covering a wide variety of subject categories and topics.

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Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT logo

The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology case studies illuminate the thought processes of entrepreneurs, the challenges they face, and the solutions they devise as they develop their businesses. These cases are available without charge to help teachers, students, and aspiring entrepreneurs. At the same time, they may demonstrate to academics and governments the value of entrepreneurial activities in low-income countries.

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Search our full collection of diverse management cases, articles, book chapters and teaching materials from leading authors, schools and publishers worldwide.

Educators and trainers can also access free online preview copies and instructor materials.

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Search our full collection of diverse management cases, articles, book chapters and teaching materials from leading authors, schools and publishers worldwide.

Educators and trainers can also access free online preview copies and instructor materials.

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