It’s Time to Submit Your Cases!

For the largest, oldest, and most prestigious MBA case competition in the world 

On behalf of the 2024 organizing team, I am pleased to announce that the case writing competition for the 42nd edition of the John Molson MBA International Case Competition (ICC) is now in session! We invite you to submit your original business cases. Up to six cases will be selected for use during the competition. Click here for complete details.

Case Requirements

Submitted cases should be geared towards MBA students and must be:

  • Unpublished, untested, and not previously presented or discussed in any public forum. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance, and writers must strictly adhere to this requirement.
  • A maximum of 20 pages of narrative (double-spaced and limited to 250 words per page) and no more than 30 pages in total, including financial documentation and other appendices (case text is not permitted in appendices). Teaching notes are not required.
  • Welcome submissions from diverse business disciplines, including strategy, finance, sustainability, entrepreneurship, e-commerce, international trade, organizational behavior, governance, marketing, and emerging technologies.
  • Based on either field research or research from secondary sources describing a recent business situation in an actual organization. 
  • Written in English or French. Cases submitted in French and selected for the competition will be translated into English and remitted to case writers after the competition.
  • Submitted with a completed entry form, and if the case is based on field research, a statement of authorization (or release form) from the company is required.
  • Submitted electronically (.doc or .docx and .xls or .xlsx for financial documentation) to
  • Writers providing financial exhibits must ensure that their .xls or .xlsx files are useable and editable.

Submit Your Case via Email:

  • First Prize: $10,000
  • Second Prize: $5,000
  • Third Prize: $3,000
  • Three other cases used during the competition will be awarded $1,000 each

All currencies are in Canadian Dollars

Deadline: September 20th, 2023

MBA ICC 2023 – Final Presentations

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If you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact me via email at:

Good Luck!

Mehdi Karimimehr
Organizer, 2024 John Molson MBA Case Writing Competition

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