- may apply individually or as a team;
- must represent a school or an institution (applications from individuals are not accepted);
- may enter the category of their choice, except the one sponsored by their institution;
- judges may submit a case in any category of their choice, except the one they are judging/their institution is sponsoring. They will not participate in the selection of prize winners in categories under which they submitted a case.
Case studies and associated material must:
- be presented in English, include an executive summary and teaching notes;
- be anonymous (the name of the application or his/her institution should not feature in any of the documents);
- deal with real enterprises and/or organisations (company release form to be submitted if applicable);
- if your case has been published, please be aware that EFMD can only accept cases published after 1 January 2021;
- be in a PDF format (docx and doc files are no longer accepted);
- THERE IS NO LIMIT ON THE LENGTH OF THE CASE
- cases that do not meet these conditions will be excluded from the competition.
Note: Copyright ownership will remain with the author. Multi-media presentation of cases is acceptable. The case must not have been a winner in previous EFMD Case Competitions.
The executive summary of the winning cases will be posted on the EFMD website. The executive summary submitted by the author may be published in a limited selection of international newspapers, in accordance with the agreements between those newspapers and EFMD. All authors will be encouraged to register with The Case Centre