The Case Centre Anniversary Conference 2014
Crossing Continents: Explore, Discover, Learn

8-9 September 2014 at IIMB, Bangalore, India

 

Crossing continents: An Indian journeyThe Case Centre Anniversary Conference will celebrate our first 40 years as the world’s only not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the case method and sharing our world-leading expertise in case teaching, writing and learning.

Provisional programme

Monday 8 September 2014

9h - 10.30h The case method and using it in your classroom
The Case Centre Anniversary Conference opens with an expert-led session on using the case method in your classroom, including:
  • What is a case?
  • What makes a good case?
  • What makes a good case teaching session?
10.30h - 11h Break
11h - 12.30h Challenges with case teaching: open forum1
An experienced case method tutor will outline common problems and obstacles when using cases in the classroom and share possible solutions. This session will include:
  • Discussion of questions received from delegates pre-conference and from the floor
  • Plenary session to highlight and discuss common themes. 
12.30h - 13.30h  Lunch
13.30h - 15h Sources of cases/obtaining case data: best practice
This tutor-led session will explore case writing best practice, including:
  • Defining the purpose of your case
  • Key learning objectives. 
15h - 15.30h Break
15.30h - 17h Case presentations2
Five parallel sessions with three cases per session:
  1. Entrepreneurship
  2. Finance, Economics, Politics and Business Environment
  3. Marketing
  4. Strategy and General Management I
  5. Strategy and General Management II
17h - 17.30h 

Writing award-winning cases
Lessons learned from the case writing process, a presentation by
Debapratim Purkayastha
of IBS Hyderabad.

17.30h - 18.00h 

Q&A panel1
An invited panel of case method experts will answer your pre-registered questions and questions from the floor about all aspects of case teaching and writing.

Evening

Gala dinner

Tuesday 9 September 2014

9h - 10.30h

Structuring and completing your case
Gain invaluable insights from an experienced case writing expert, including:

  • Case structure, length and perspective
  • Bringing the characters to life
  • Strategies to enhance the case teaching and learning experience.
10.30h - 11h Break
11h - 12.30h

Case presentations2
Five parallel sessions with three cases per session:

  1. Finance, Economics, Politics and Business Environment
  2. Human Resource Management/Organisational Behaviour
  3. Marketing
  4. Strategy and General Management I
  5. Strategy and General Management II
12.30h - 13.30h  Lunch
13.30h - 14.30h

Case enhancement seminar (including teaching notes) 
This seminar, led by an experienced case writer and tutor, will explore the importance of teaching notes, including:

  • Different case formats
  • Key elements of a good teaching note
  • Layout and structure
14.30h - 15h 

How to publish cases
This fact-filled session led by The Case Centre will give delegates the inside track on publishing cases, including the importance of a teaching note and ensuring your case has been tested in the classroom before publication.

15h - 15.30h

Break
15.30h - 17h

Case presentations2
Five parallel sessions with three cases per session:

  1. Finance, Economics, Politics and Business Environment
  2. Human Resource Management/Organisational Behaviour
  3. Marketing
  4. Strategy and General Management I
  5. Strategy and General Management II
17h - 17.30h 

Concluding reflections

17.30h - 17.45h 

Presentation to the best case writer in each track

 

1 Please suggest a question about any aspect of the case method via email: conference@thecasecentre.org. We will ensure that the most frequently asked questions are answered. When sending in your question, please include:

  • Your full name
  • The name of your organisation.

2 When registering for our conference, please select which tracks you are interested in to ensure you receive the correct pre-conference reading.

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If you have any questions about our Anniversary Conference please contact Hazel.
 
Hazel Walker Hazel Walker
External Relations Manager
t +44 (0)1234 756418
e hazel@thecasecentre.org