Tag Archives: Case Method

The Case Method: Alive and Thriving or On its Way Out?

The case method approach has come under increased scrutiny of late. Established by Harvard Business School more than a century ago, it is still widely used at top MBA programs worldwide.  Harvard relies on the …

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Advice from Harvard’s MBA Admissions Director

Don’t try to stand out, do make sure you understand—and are excited about—the case method approach to learning, and stay curious are three of the main pieces of advice Harvard Business School’s Dee Leopold offers …

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A Case Competition, Defined

Most b-school applicants have already familiarized themselves with the near-ubiquitious case study approach that is the cornerstone of such MBA programs as Harvard Business School, UM Ross School of Business and UV Darden School of …

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B-School Students Agog over Gaga

This post originally appeared on the U.S. News–Strictly Business blog. Whether the discussion centers on the growth and adaptation of KFC in China, customer service amid chaos in the Indian hotel industry, or JetBlue’s Valentine’s …

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A Glimpse Inside the Case Method Approach at UVA’s MBA Program

If you’re a UVA MBA applicant who’s just emerging from yesterday’s tryptophan-induced coma, sit back, relax and take a gander at these videos designed to help you learn more about the case method experience at …

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LBS Blog: Extolling the Virtues of Case Method Approach

A post earlier this week on the London Business School Student Views blog takes a look at the “case method” approach to learning and offers several ways it bests the traditional book-based method of teaching …

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