Definitive version appears in Industry and Higher Education, v.27, no.3 (June 2013): 157-162. Posted with permission.

doi: 10.5367/ihe.2013.0156


As we continue into the new millennium, it is imperative that educational institutions equip graduates with the knowledge and skills that are increasingly needed and valued by business and industry. In this article, the authors argue that the case study approach and, specifically, case study competitions constitute an ideal pedagogical strategy for achieving this objective in an effective and efficient manner, with resulting benefits for both students and employers.


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