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Welcome to the world’s leader in Case Method training. The three leading case method texts on writing, learning and teaching originated at the Ivey Business School. Over 15,000 participants in more than 60 countries have benefited from and enjoyed the practical focus on learning to use the case method quickly and effectively.
Ivey Business School is Canada’s leader in management education, and the second largest producer and distributor of cases in the world. Ivey has been the home of the Annual Case Writing and Case Learning and Teaching Workshops for over 40 years. These workshops are integrated, hands-on and intensely practical.
Professors Michiel R. Leenders and James A. Erskine are the workshop instructors. Mike and Jim, along with Louise A. Mauffette-Leenders, have researched and co-authored the three texts used in these workshops, and have collaborated on the teaching of these workshops since their inception.
Mike and Jim, highly respected and well-liked professors, have also taught and consulted extensively, both in Canada and internationally.
To help teachers create a positive learning environment, sharpen their preparation for class and manage case class discussions. To have students say, “this is the best course I have ever taken and the best teacher I have ever had”.
To help case writers learn to write good cases quickly.
To help students prepare, discuss more effectively in small and large groups and to learn better and faster in the case method. Also available in French, Spanish and Chinese.
Participants in these workshops come from a variety of academic, business and government backgrounds. Representatives from the academic community include research assistants, doctoral candidates, case writers, instructors, lecturers, and professors in all management-related disciplines, as well as hospitality, health, education, law, engineering, kinesiology, agriculture and a host of other special interests.
On the business and government side, trainers, staff specialists, case writers, course designers, workshop and seminar teachers, training supervisors and personnel managers participate in these workshops.