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!* 

2020 winner

Urs Mueller

On #WorldCaseTeachingDay, The Case Centre named Urs Mueller, Associate Professor of Practice at SDA Bocconi School of Management and visiting lecturer at ESMT Berlin, as winner of the 2020 Outstanding Case Teacher competition. Find out more about Urs 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 2016.

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

Nominations for this year's competition closed on 31 July 2020.

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 48,600 global subscribers. We also notify leading business press worldwide.

The winning teacher or team will receive a prize of £1,150 ($1,400; €1,300), a special trophy and a letter of commendation from the judging panel.

The Amazon gift voucher winner in 2020 was Lars Timmermann for his nomination of our winner Urs Mueller, SDA Bocconi School of Management.


The 2020/21 Outstanding Case Teacher competition will be judged by a panel of internationally renowned case method experts. The panel will be announced soon.

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

Key dates

2 March 2020 Competition opens
31 July 2020 Nomination deadline
February/March 2020 Winner announced
*If more than one student nominates the winning teacher, a draw for the voucher will be held.
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Hazel Walker Hazel Walker
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