4th International
Case Study Conference
December 14 - 15, 2023

About the Conference

Conference Highlights

  • Deliberations on the future of case method
  • Cash prizes for Top 3 case studies
  • Editorial and mentoring support to selected case authors
  • Opportunity to publish case studies in reputed indexed journals and case repositories
  • Networking opportunity with experts in case teaching and case writing

How to Participate

Who Should Participate?

  • Faculty members and research scholars committed to improving their case writing and teaching skills
  • Industry practitioners with an inclination towards writing effective cases
  • Corporate trainers willing to explore innovative and participative training approaches.

How to Participate?

Participants can submit cases latest by November 10, 2023 to

Participants are expected to present their case studies in person.

For submission guidelines, please visit Guidelines for Submitting Cases

Submit Case Studies

Submit Case Studies in the following categories:

Embracing Sustainability in Business – An Emerging Markets Perspective

Submit unpublished cases on sustainable practices of firms in emerging markets in Finance & Accounting, Marketing, General Management & Strategy, IT, Systems and Operations Management; and HR functions.

Management Lessons from Indian Knowledge Systems

Submit unpublished cases in the following areas: Indian knowledge systems for sustainable development; management insights from Arthashastra; leadership lessons from Indian ancient scriptures; lessons on ethics from Dharma Shastras; and ancient Indian farming practices.

Participants can submit cases developed during/after the workshop or independent of the workshop, latest by November 10, 2023 to


Guidelines for Submitting Cases

Publication of Select Case Studies

Case studies selected for presentation in Embracing Sustainability in Business - An Emerging Markets Perspective category will have an opportunity to be published in Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies (EEMCS). All submissions will have to go through a double-blind peer review process as per Emerald standards, and conform to EEMCS author guidelines. Case studies selected for presentation will also have an opportunity to be published by The Case Centre, provided their submission requirements are met. Selected cases will also be considered for Publication in Case Folio, a UGC-CARE listed Journal and in Asia Pasific’s largest case repository - and All the cases that are considered for publication must have a teaching note, and must pass editorial checks by the respective publisher. Submission of a case study to the conference does not guarantee publication. Authors may be asked to revise their cases based on reviewer feedback. Publication is based on acceptance by a journal/ case repository and discretion of the Editor.

Mentoring Support

  • Case authors, whose cases are selected for presentation, will receive feedback from the panel.
  • Award-winning case writers from IBS will mentor and provide editorial support for publication of selected cases in The Case Centre and IBS case repositories.


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Conference Registration Details

Last date for Registration
ICSC (Offline) November 20, 2023
ICSC (Online) December 08, 2023

Registration Fee*  (Taxes as applicable extra)

Sl. No. Category of Participants National International
1. International Case Study Conference (Offline) INR 1500 USD 50
2. International Case Study Conference (Online) INR 500 USD 20

* Fee includes conference material, breakfast and lunch.
** Registration fee is non-refundable


Paid accommodation (Rs.2000 per person per day) shall be arranged on request, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please send your request to

Important Dates

Submission of Case Study

November 10, 2023

Presentation for Selected Cases and Announcement of Winners

December 14-15, 2023

Submission of revised cases to Emerald Publishing

January 31, 2024

Note: For presentation of case studies at the conference, registration is a prerequisite.

Awards and Recognitions

Winner:    INR 50,000/-

First Runner-up:    INR 30,000/-

Second Runner-up:    INR 20,000/-

Award Sponsor

Invited Speakers


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Knowledge Partner and Award Sponsor

case-centre-logo The Case Centre is the independent home of the case method. A not-for-profit organisation and registered charity that advances the case method worldwide to inspire and transform business education across the globe. Access the best management cases, articles and book chapters available worldwide at The Case Centre also offers services to support the writing and teaching of cases.

Knowledge Partner

cess-logo CESS is a not-for-profit registered society based in Bengaluru. CESS is driven by the vision to bring about “Social Transformation through and with education” and mission to engage in Research, Capacity Building and Policy Advocacy in the domain of Education, India Studies, and allied areas. CESS has carried out numerous research studies, capacity building workshops, both in-house and in collaborations, and has been conducting stakeholder consultations on various policy issues and initiatives from state and central governments from time to time. The outcomes of the consultations are documented and submitted to the concerned government departments to help them develop evidence-based policies.

CESS has been working with the Indian education system since its inception. It has been focusing on development of Bharatiya Management thought by exploring the application of Indian management principles. The objective is to promote a variety of research and capacity building initiatives in the field of Bharatiya Management. CESS is a recognized research centre of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) with active research scholars pursuing doctoral research.

Publishing Partner

Emerald-logo Emerald Publishing is an international publisher of journals, books, and case studies. We are the proud home of Emerging Markets Case Studies (EMCS), a Scopusindexed collection specializing in discussion-based cases within the traditionally underrepresented emerging market context. All cases accepted by Emerald into EMCS have teaching notes, which are rigorously reviewed to ensure their learning objectives facilitate dynamic classroom discussion and help faculty plan how best to use the case. It is our hope that these cases will offer students the opportunity to explore real-world challenges in the classroom environment, allowing them to test their decision-making skills before taking their knowledge into the workplace.

About IBS Case Research Center

IBS Hyderabad has an in-house Case Research Center (CRC) that develops case studies on contemporary topics. These case studies, based on Indian and International organizations, are used extensively in the programs at IBS Hyderabad. IBS case studies have won recognition at various international case writing competitions. Cases developed by IBS CRC are used by 890 institutions in 90 countries. More than 260 CRC case studies have been published in leading international textbooks. CRC has won more than 100 international awards and prizes. Many CRC cases have been translated into other languages such as Spanish, Russian, French, German, Chinese, Serbian and Portuguese. IBS CRC has seven of its authors featuring in The Case Centre's Top 50 Bestselling Case Authors' List for 2021-22. This is next only to Harvard Business School with nine authors. The Case Centre, UK, has recognized CRC as a Center of Excellence in case study research, writing and production.

About IBS Hyderabad

IBS Hyderabad is a constituent of the IFHE, Hyderabad, Telangana, a deemed-tobe University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. IBS is the first business school in India to be accredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for all the three programs it offers – BBA, MBA and PhD. IFHE has also been accredited by the premier national accreditation agency, NAAC with 'A++' grade with a CGPA score of 3.59/4.00. IBS Hyderabad has also received a rating of A*** from CRISIL. IBS Hyderabad is one of the very few BSchools which incorporate case methodology in its pedagogy. It offers high quality programs such as BBA, MBA, Executive PhD and PhD to a wide cross section of students, executives and professionals. IBS Hyderabad also conducts MDPs for industry executives and FDPs for faculty members of business schools.


Visit Hyderabad

Hyderabad District is a city-district in the state of Telangana. It is the smallest in terms of area, among all the districts in the state, but has the highest human density. Hyderabad district was formed initially in the year 1948 followed by Police Action by merging the Atraf-a-Balda District and Baghat Districts. In 1978, Hyderabad district was split into Hyderabad Urban District and Hyderabad Rural. Currently, Hyderabad Urban district is known as the Hyderabad district. Hyderabad is known as the City of Pearls, as it had once flourished as a global center for trade of rare diamonds, emeralds as well as natural pearls.

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