The HEC Montréal MBA Students’ Association (AEMBA, Association des Étudiants MBA des Hautes Études Commerciales inc.), in conjunction with the HEC Montréal MBA program, Pôle Ideos (Social Impact Center)1 and the International Journal of Case Studies in Management (IJCSM)2, is organizing a bilingual case writing competition. This case writing competition is open to any authors (including those external to HEC as well as non-academic authors) whose cases fit the criteria outlined below.
The winning case in this writing competition will be used in the 12th edition of the AEMBA Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Challenge to be held in March of 2021. During this case study competition, MBA students from all over the world are invited to reflect on and discuss complex issues related to corporate social and environmental responsibility.
$4,000 Cdn will be awarded for the winning case. The prize will be awarded at the closing ceremony of the CSR challenge. If used in the March 2021 AEMBA CSR challenge, the runner-up case will also receive $2,000 Cdn.
The winning case can also be directly submitted to the IJCSM and go through a peer-review process. If retained, additional requirements will apply (e.g. include a fully developed teaching note)3.
Cases which meet the following criteria are eligible for the case writing competition.
Note: Cases should be submitted with a cover letter which explains how the case meets these eligibility criteria.
All submitted cases which meet the submission criteria will be evaluated by a panel of judges. The panel will include representatives from: the IJCSM, the Pôle Ideos, MBA alumnis and experts working in the industry. The panel will evaluate the submissions according to the following criteria:
Submission deadline: October 15th, 2020
Any questions and the case submission should be emailed to: CSR@hecaemba.org