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Nominate your favourite case teacher

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Our global Outstanding Case Teacher competition recognises exceptional case method teachers who are achieving excellence through innovative and creative approaches to case teaching.

This is your chance to have your say and nominate your favourite case teacher for this prestigious prize. And if your nominated teacher wins, you'll receive a £100 Amazon gift voucher!* 

2021 winner

Mats UrdeOn #WorldCaseTeachingDay, The Case Centre named Mats Urde, Associate Professor of Strategic Brand Management at Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM), as winner of the 2021 Outstanding Case Teacher competition. Find out more about Mats and his win

Who can be nominated?

Your nominee must be a management education teacher currently working within an academic or corporate environment, and your entry must be related to teaching carried out since November 2017.

You can nominate individual teachers, a team of teachers, or a PhD student who teaches.

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What is required?

The judges are looking for an outstanding case teacher, for example, one who:

  • always goes that extra mile to motivate and inspire students and colleagues
  • takes an innovative and exciting approach that achieves exceptional results for students
  • introduces new technologies or develops new and original teaching strategies
  • pioneered the use of cases at your institution.

Prize and recognition

This is a prestigious competition and many high-profile management educators have won it in the past. See our previous winners

We invite the winner to feature on our website and in our newsletter, which is sent to 43,300 global subscribers. We also notify leading business press worldwide.

The winning teacher or team receives a prize of £1,150 ($1,400; €1,300) and a special trophy.

The Amazon gift voucher winner in 2021 was Anna-Maria Ostermann for her nomination of our winner Mats Urde, Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM).


The 2021/22 Outstanding Case Teacher competition will be judged by a panel of internationally renowned case method experts.

Please do not contact any of the judges about your nomination as your nominee may be disqualified.

Key dates

1 March 2021 Competition opens
31 July 2021
Deadline extended to 6 August 2021.
Nomination deadline
February/March 2022 Winner announced
*If more than one student nominates the winning teacher, a draw for the voucher will be held.
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If you require any further information about this competition please contact Hazel.
Hazel Walker Hazel Walker
External Relations Manager
t +44 (0)1234 756418
e hazel@thecasecentre.org