AIMA- India Case Research Centre (ICRC) is pleased to announce the 1st edition of Case Writing Competition (ICRC -CWC). This competition aims to encourage and promote the development of high-quality India focused teaching case material that brings Indian ethos in managing the business.
The business world has changed significantly in the past few years, particularly during the pandemic. The Case Writing Competition aims to capture the changing industry trends, technological changes, digital economy, sustainability, survival and several other market requirements in the form of teaching cases.
AIMA, the apex body of management in India, organises several summits and competitions every year. The Case Writing Competition (CWC) is a refreshing, stimulating and a learning journey for every case author/case writer.
This journey is extremely rewarding in terms of competency/skill enhancement, exposure to industry and real problems and challenges faced by organisations, expert and peer review on authored cases, mentoring & publication opportunities and finally the chance to win the competition.
AIMA – India Case Research Centre is actively supported by industry and academia. Some of the top industry leaders are on its advisory board, and ICRC also enjoys rich academic support from eminent faculty from institutions across the world.
ICRC has published several teaching case studies and Industry best practices cases developed in ICRC banner, apart from a collection of India centric case studies from collaborating institutions like IIMB, ISB and several others. ICRC is a growing case collection repository. All cases submitted in this case writing competition will be considered for publication in ICRC.
The case competition is an annual event hosted online, in partnership with a leading organisation of India and abroad. We are encouraging eminent faculty/case authors from Universities/ B-schools and leading journals/publishers to participate in this competition.
The competition aims to encourage and promote the development of high-quality India focused case studies & teaching notes which dwell on issues affecting business, society, economy and emerging international issues. Case authors are encouraged to develop case studies using multimedia and innovative pedagogy.
More than 25 reviewers from different business schools and universities have been invited to review the submitted cases.
The top-quality cases from the case competition will be exclusively mentored and developed by the ICRC team of mentors, and published in India Case Research Centre Portal. These cases will later be marketed and distributed across to all B-schools and Corporates.
Cases may be focused on any area that relates to a business or organisation, and economy. Topics may be from the disciplines of marketing, general management, human resources, economics, finance/accounting, logistics, operations, business policy, ethics, entrepreneurship, CSR, Sustainability, digital transformation, analytics, strategy, technology others;and more specifically focusing on sectors such as
|1st prize: INR 100,000||The top 5 cases will receive a Certificate of Excellence|
|2nd prize: INR 50,000||The top 10 cases will receive a Certificate of Merit|
|3rd prize: INR 25,000
(Plus one for young case author)
|All authors of the cases will receive a Certificate of Participation|
15 January 2021 - Submissions open
30 January 2021 - Webinar on Case Competition and Case Development
13 February 2021 - Submission deadline
19 February 2021 - Final intimation of selected Case studies for presentation
5 & 6 March 2021 - Case Writing Competition
Submission of cases and teaching notes are invited from academics, practitioners, or academic/practitioner teams.
Case studies and associated material must:
Cases that do not meet these conditions will be excluded from the competition.
Note: Multi-media presentation of cases is acceptable. But all multimedia cases should include a detailed teaching note.
Free example case:
One of our classic business ethics cases is available for free until the end of January. To download a copy, please visit https://www.caseresearchaima.in/
All submissions must:
*If the case study is based on primary research, including a release document from the company or organisation (sample case releaseformat provided on request). If the casestudy is based on secondary research, no release is needed but should be with proper referencing and footnotes.
All cases should incorporate the following components (the sections should not be subtitled with these generic headings):
All Teaching Notes must include the following elements:
Every case entry must be submitted via AIMA –ICRC website https://www.caseresearchaima.in
Please note that we will not be accepting any paper submissions. All participants need to register at the ICRC portal and use the same login credentials for submissions. Please pay close attention to the fact that any reference to the author and/or his institution anywhere in the text must be removed.
*If you are using already published data from the company, you base your case on, and then your case does not require a Case Release Form/Company Release Form. However, if you are using unpublished data from the company, you must submit a Case Release Form/Company Release Form, i.e. a response from the company giving permission for the case to be used. The Case release form has to be uploaded in the supplementary document.
Detailed cases and Teaching Notes will be judged by a team of expert case referees/reviewers.
Submissions will be evaluated as follows:
Stage 1: Cases and Teaching Notes will be checked for adherence to all submission criteria and inclusion of required forms, signatures, and releases.
Stage 2: Review/Referees will evaluate cases based on the following weighted criteria:
Case: 60% of the score
10 The Relevance of content to Indian Management and ethos
15 Quality (depth) of research; versatility of usage; the summary of the case and abstract.
10 Adherence to case conventions, as described in the FAQ
15 Potential usefulness in the classroom (engaging and readable)
10 Quality of writing and writing style
Teaching Note: 40% of the score
10 Addresses all elements of the TN per FAQ
10 The comprehensiveness of teaching methods
10 Clarity of learning objectives; suggested student assignment; suggested additional readings or references; possible discussion questions
5 Contribution to the field as the instructional value
5 Quality of self-test and PPT
Stage 3: Finalist cases will be ranked based on the preceding bulleted items and narrative commentary provided by the jury.
Stage 4: Finalist case will be called for the first round of presentation.
Stage 5: The winner case studies will be presented in the grand finale
Fees- Rs. 3500/ + GST will be payable @18%
Registration fees are not refundable, however participation by a substitute is allowed
For online registration- Click Here
To submit Case studies for Case Competition Click Here
All participants need to REGISTER first at the ICRC portal and use the same login credentials for submitting the case study through the link provided above.