Our history

The Case Centre was set up in 1973 as the Case Clearing House of Great Britain and Ireland. It was the result of a joint initiative by 22 higher education institutions who wanted a reliable facility for sharing case materials among business teachers.

Key dates:

  • 1973:The Case Clearing House of Great Britain and Ireland established.
  • 1974: The Case Clearing House gains formal charitable status.
  • 1991: We become the European Case Clearing House to reflect the growth of case writing and teaching throughout Europe.
  • 1992: We open our US office at Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, to serve the North American market.
  • 2005: We become ecch to reflect the global reach of our operations.
  • 2013: ecch is renamed The Case Centre to clearly communicate our status as a world-leading distributor of case materials and internationally renowned expert in case teaching and learning.
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We are always interested to hear from the case community. Please contact one of our offices with your query or feedback.

UK Office:

The Case Centre
Cranfield University, Wharley End
Beds MK43 0JR, UK
t +44 (0)1234 750903
e info@thecasecentre.org

US Office:

The Case Centre
Babson College, Babson Park
Wellesley MA 02457, USA
t +1 781 239 5884