Workshop: Improve Your Case Teaching Skills

17-18 October 2013, Saïd Business School, Oxford, UK

This workshop is now fully booked. If you would like to be added to our reserve list please contact Kate.


This workshop will be facilitated by Martin Kupp. Martin is an associate professor for entrepreneurship at ESCP Europe, Paris and a visiting professor at EGP Business School in Portugal and the European School of Management and Technology, Berlin. View Martin’s full profile


Learn how to engage students and get the most out of your case study discussions. Martin Kupp will lead this interactive workshop on using cases to teach management education.

The case method is widely recognised as an outstanding approach to teaching and learning, especially in management education. This workshop will provide case teachers with the opportunity to explore the case method and assess its benefits for use in their own classes. The tutor will introduce practical tips and skills for teaching with cases and will provide guidance on case selection and instructor preparation for class. Participants will gain confidence and share experiences in a supportive environment.


This workshop will be of benefit to a wide audience, including:

  • Those wishing to reflect on their teaching and improve their skills
  • Faculty and trainers
  • Those interested in participatory learning
  • Those from any sector or discipline within management education.


  • Why use case studies?
  • Sample case class
  • Preparing to teach a case class
  • Guiding a case discussion
  • Designing case based sessions and courses
  • Case use within your organisation
  • Writing cases taster.


Potential case teachers will:

  • Gain practical insights into teaching with cases
  • Understand prerequisites for case teaching
  • Appreciate planning and preparation
  • Consider student expectations
  • Explore course design and case selection
  • Evaluate success factors for any given audience.


£535/€615 non-residential
Fee includes course materials and lunches. Our member organisations receive 10% discount. An optional social dinner will be held on 17 October for an additional cost of £35/€40.

A minimum of one subsidised place for participants in developing countries is available on this event. If your organisation qualifies for our membership scheme for developing countries you may be eligible. Contact the events team for further details.


The Saïd Business School is one of Europe's youngest and most entrepreneurial business schools. An integral part of the University of Oxford, the School embodies the academic rigour and forward thinking that has made Oxford a world leader in education.


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