Online case workshop, April 2021

Successful Case Teaching: In-class and Online

13-15 April 2021

This workshop will be held across three synchronous sessions each at 13h-17h BST. Check the time in your time zone

Are you interested in teaching with cases both in class and online? Are you looking for new and exciting ways to reinvigorate your case teaching? This online workshop, led by case expert Angela Lee, will give fresh inspiration to your case teaching.

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Please note that the deadline for applications is midnight (BST) on 8 April 2021.


This interactive, synchronous workshop will take place online, using Zoom, over three sessions. Each day there will be an optional practice and discussion session from 17h-18h BST.

Session 1: Case teaching - best practices

Tuesday 13 April 2021, 13h-17h BST

  • Introduction.
  • Case discussion of a pre-assigned case.
  • The case for cases.
  • Preparing a case teaching plan.

Session 2: Case teaching - preparation and pitfalls

Wednesday 14 April 2021, 13h-17h BST
  • Question agility.
  • Cold calling.
  • Preparing for pitfalls.
  • Developing an online course teaching plan.

Session 3: Case teaching - online

Thursday 15 April 2021, 13h-17h BST
  • The case for online.
  • Transitioning your case teaching plan for online teaching.
  • Asynchronous vs synchronous vs hybrid.
  • The landscape of tech tools.
  • Course wrap-up and resources.


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

  • using cases for teaching, in-class or online
  • reflecting on their own teaching
  • improving their case teaching and facilitation skills.

Participants may include:

  • faculty and trainers from all sectors or disciplines within business education, teaching at any level from undergraduate to executive
  • faculty and trainers from a wide range of other disciplines with some connection to or interest in management education.


Participants will:

  • reflect on their own classroom teaching
  • understand the prerequisites for case teaching
  • practise case teaching in a safe environment
  • learn how to optimise for an online (asynchronous and synchronous) teaching setting
  • learn how to evaluate success factors for any given audience.

After the workshop participants will be able to:

  • choose appropriate cases for their students
  • lead a case teaching session with confidence in-class and online (asynchronous and synchronous)
  • structure and pace a case teaching session
  • deal with any student response – including silence
  • achieve their learning objectives in the classroom.


Angela LeeAngela Lee is a Professor of Practice (Finance) at Columbia Business School in New York where she teaches courses on finance, leadership and strategy.

Angela has extensive experience of using the case method in her teaching. In her role as Associate Dean, Innovation and Online Learning and Chief Innovation Officer, she has developed and delivered workshops for 300+ faculty around curriculum design and case teaching. Voted top three faculty by students in 2018 at Columbia, Angela has been teaching cases there for six years.

In response to the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Angela led a very well-received webinar on best practice for moving case teaching online quickly. Watch a recording of the webinar here.

View Angela's full profile 


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

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Book a place

Please note that the deadline for applications is midnight (BST) on 8 April 2021.

Continued Professional Development

Did you know that attending this event can count towards* your Continued Professional Development (CPD) points? On completion of the workshop we’ll provide you with a certificate of attendance for you to submit to the organisation that records your CPD points.

*different organisations may have different requirements, please check with your individual provider.

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Please contact Kate Cook with any queries relating to this workshop.
Kate Cook Kate Cook
Training and Events Manager

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