IBS Hyderabad is organizing an International Case Study Conference in partnership with ecch and Universiti Utara Malaysia on December 14-15, 2012. The theme topic of the conference is "Social Media and Business."
Case authors, academicians and corporate executives are invited to present case studies on "Social Media and Business" and other topics including Business Environment and Economics, Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, General Management & Strategy, Finance and Accounting, IT, Systems and Operations Management, Marketing and Human Resource and Organizational Behavior. Best cases presented at the conference will have an opportunity to get published at ecch. For details visit http://icmrindia.org/case conference/icsc-2012/index.html
As a part of the event, on December 13, 2012, there will be a Preconference Workshop on Case Writing conducted by ecch. The participants will gain expertise on various aspects of case writing from an expert tutor. All the participants of the workshop will get a "certificate of participation" from ecch.
In addition, there will be a Concurrent Workshop on Case Methodology (December 14-15, 2012). The objective of this workshop is to expose the participants to different methods of training using the case methodology. The sessions in the workshop will be handled by eminent trainers from different functional areas, who have spent a considerable amount of time using this student-centered methodology.
Notes to Editor
IBS Hyderabad is a constituent of IFHE, a deemed-to-be-university under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. Since its establishment in 1995, IBS Hyderabad has grown impressively and achieved widespread recognition from business and industry, academic circles, and professional bodies. IBS Hyderabad, which consistently ranks among the top B-Schools in India, has adopted the case study method wholeheartedly and is the only one in India to offer a unique 100% case-based MBA program. IBS Hyderabad has a dedicated research and content development centre (Case Research Centre) for developing case studies and supporting material. Manned by a team with many years of academic and corporate experience, the center develops contemporary and thought provoking case studies that provide great learning value to the students.
Set up in 1973, ecch is the largest single source of management case studies in the world. It is based at Cranfield University, UK and Babson College, Massachusetts, USA. ecch publishes and distributes case studies by authors at leading business schools (eg Harvard Business School, INSEAD, IMD, IBS Hyderabad). It also encourages and supports the development of case writing and teaching by running workshops at institutions worldwide. The annual ecch Case Awards honor the most widely used cases. It is a Membership-based/non-profit-organization, which has 500+ member institutions and corporations worldwide.
Universiti Utara Malaysia
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) is the largest university in Malaysia specializing solely in business and management education. It is generally referred to as a Management University. OYA Graduate School of Business, part of UUM is ranked 22 in the 2011 World Top 30 Rising MBA Stars by FindyourMBA. In addition to MBA, DBA, and PhD in specific areas of specializations, OYA Graduate School of Business also offers, in collaboration with College of Business (COB), Master of Science and PhD programs in other broad areas like management, marketing, finance, economic, entrepreneurship, management technology, and logistics and transport.