Case writing competitions

Case competitions can play a role in highlighting the many skills involved in case writing, teaching and learning. They can benefit faculty, researchers and students and offer the opportunity to showcase expertise at business schools and universities. This page provides details of current case writing competitions.
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Arthur W. Page Society’s Case Study Competition

Page, in alliance with the Institute for Public Relations, conducts an annual competition for the writing of original case studies by students enrolled in a school of business, communication or journalism and who are pursuing a degree that is focused on corporate communications and the practice of public relations.

The objectives of the competition are to introduce the practical applications of the core principles that define public relations as a critical function of management to scholars, teachers, and students, and encourage research that contributes to the profession's body of knowledge and provides practical suggestions on how to improve the corporate public relations function.

Entry deadline: 13 January 2020

Further information

w https://page.org/study_competitions

Results


CEEMAN & Emerald Case Writing Competition

The aim of the competition is to encourage and promote the development of high-quality teaching case material relevant for the realities of dynamic and emerging economies, and at the same time promote the development of case-writing capabilities in those countries. In the spirit of a fully inclusive competition, global submissions are encouraged.

Entry deadline: Competition not yet open for 2020 submissions

Further information

Results


CEIBS: Global Contest for the Best China-Focused Cases

China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Shanghai MBA Case Development and Sharing Platform and The Global Platform of China Cases first co-organised the Global Contest for the Best China-Focused Cases in 2015. The aim was to promote research on unique management issues in the Chinese environment from a global perspective.

The Case Centre’s Director, Richard McCracken, sat on the International Expert Panel to help judge the entries.

Entry deadline: Closed for 2019

Further information

www.chinacases.org

Results

2018, 201720162015


EFMD Case Writing Competition

For the last thirty years, EFMD has been organising its yearly case writing competition. With a wide selection of categories that focus on specific issues, as well as specific regions of the world, the aim of the EFMD case competition is to encourage and support the writing and creation of new and innovative case material.

This competition is supported by The Case Centre.

Entry deadline: Closed for 2019

Further information

Results

2018201720162015201420132012201120102009200820072006200520042003

EMERALD/AABS Case Study Competition

The aim of the competition is to encourage and promote the development of high-quality teaching case material derived from real life situations in Africa. All entries will be considered for publication in Emerald’s Emerging Markets Case Studies (EMCS) collection.

Entry deadline: 28 February 2020

Further information

Results

View a list of winners


E-PARCC Teaching Case and Simulation Competition

To further stimulate the creation of effective and innovative teaching cases and simulations, the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC) at the Syracuse University Maxwell School is sponsoring its thirteenth annual competition of E-PARCC. 

E-PARCC is a project of the “Collaborative Governance Initiative” launched in 2007.  It provides free online resources for those who teach collaborative public management, networks and public management, collaborative governance, international development, and collaborative problem solving around the world.

Entry deadline: 15 March 2020

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ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition

This competition is run by the Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Case Development at the Indian School of Business (ISB), in partnership with Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario, and is supported by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS).

The objective is to facilitate the build-up of high-quality, internationally benchmarked cases about Indian businesses by reaching out to a wide network of Indian and Global B Schools. The submitted cases are suitable for use in MBA classrooms across the globe.

Entry deadline: Closed for 2019

Further information

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John Molson MBA International Case Writing Competition

This annual case writing competition sets out to reach top case writers worldwide, who submit unpublished and untested business cases for use at The John Molson MBA International Case Competition. 

Entry deadline: Closed for 2020

Further information

w http://mbacasecomp.com/competition/cases/

Results

View a list of winners


oikos Case Writing Competition

The oikos Case Writing Competition supports the writing of new high-quality teaching cases on corporate sustainability, social entrepreneurship and sustainable finance.

Entry deadline: Competition not yet open for 2020 submissions

Further information

Results

2019201820172016201520142013201220112010200920082007200620052003
 

The Case Centre Writing Competitions 2018/19

2018/19 competition winners announced

We run three global case writing competitions each year:

  • Outstanding Case Writer
  • Outstanding New Case Writer
  • Outstanding Case Writer: Hot Topic 'Diversity and Discrimination'

The 2019/20 competition will open on 1 March 2019.

Our compact case competition is taking a break in 2019, but will be back in 2020.

Outstanding Case Writer

Compete against the best case writers in the world.

Outstanding New Case Writer

New case writers from numerous organisations across the globe enter this hotly contested competition every year.

Outstanding Case Writer: Hot Topic

We’re pleased to announce that Diversity and Discrimination is the chosen topic for our 2019/20 Outstanding Case Writer: Hot Topic competition.

Prizes and recognition

The winner of each competition receives a prize of £1,150 ($1,400; €1,300) and a special trophy. We also announce the result to leading business press worldwide and invite the winner to feature on our website and in our newsletter, which is sent to 52,000 global subscribers.

Find out more about all our awards and competitions

Results

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