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Locating Business Case Studies

Welcome to the University of Miami Libraries Guide on how to locate business case studies for your course. This guide provides you with recommended sites that publish case studies.  If you have a question on how to create a course packet of case studies, please contact the publisher directly.

Harvard Business Publishing - Course Pack
1) Instructors must apply for an account at:

2) Click on "Register Now" red tab located at the top of the page on the right side.

3) Register for your instructor account.  An instructor account will allow you to search for case studies, print them for your personal use, and select the cases for your Course Pack.

4)  If you have difficulty in setting up a Course Pack, contact Harvard Business Publishing (24x7) at:  800.545.7685 

They will assist you in developing the course pack for your students and provide you with a link that can be inserted in Blackboard or your course syllabus.

NOTE:  Students will only pay $4.25/case study if purchased through a course pack.  Cases not purchased via a course pack will be sold at HBP's retail price.
Case Centre
Case Centre CoursePacks - step by step instructions on how to create a CoursePack as well as a video demo.  

For assistance call:  781.236.4510
Available:  Monday - Friday from 9 am to 4 pm


Case Study Method

Harvard Business Case Method - read how Harvard has successfully used the case method in its MBA program.

Carnegie Mellon University - CMU explains the importance of case studies in the classroom.

University of Virginia, Darden School of Business - Darden discusses the power of the case method.

Locating Harvard Publishing Case Studies
  • Harvard Business Review Web Store Search by company name or topic. Abstracts are usually included. This searches all HBR publications.  To limit by case study make sure to click "Case Studies" in the left column.  HBP cases cost on average about $8 to $12 each. 

    Harvard also sells cases from Babson College, Stanford, and Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, among others.
  • The Harvard Business Review publishes one case study per issue. These generally deal with fictitious companies but are very good studies of current problems faced by companies.  To gain access to the University of Miami Libraries' subscription to the Harvard Business Review, go to:
Harvard Business Publishing - Contact
For assistance call:  800.988.0886, option 3
Available:  24x7


Locating Case Centre Case Studies
Case Centre Case Studies - Advanced Search - search the world's largest and most diverse collection of management cases covering international issues.
Case Centre - Assistance
For assistance:  781.239.5884
Available:  Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Locating Darden School of Business - Case Studies
Darden Business Publishing - when using Darden's search feature make sure to limit your search to "Case" to view the cases that may support your curriculum.
Darden Business Publishing - Contact
For assistance:  434.924.3001 or 800.246.3367
Available:  Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EST)


Distribution permissions - for questions relating to reproducing Darden cases for use in the classroom, instructors must contact 800.246.3367.  If email communication is preferred, send an email to:
Locating Kellogg Case Publishing - Case Studies
Kellogg Case Study Search - use Kelogg's search engine to locate Kellogg's cases.  Many of the Kellogg cases are sold on the Harvard Business Publishng, Xandau, and Case Centre websites.

If you are a faculty member and would like to review an e-format preview copy, contact, 
Kellogg Case Publishing - Contact
Contact:  847.467.6873
Available:  Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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