Our "teaching" case studies will help students in your discipline learn to think and act like managers and industry leaders.
AllNovaScotia.com: Success or Anomaly?
This case tells the story of a small, online publication in Halifax, Nova Scotia, which has confounded the punditry of the digital era. Use this case in a course/class about the business of media, strategic management, or entrepreneurship.
Evacuate or Stay? Northshore LIJ and Hurricane Sandy
In October 2012, the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Hospitals (North Shore-LIJ) network braced—together with rest of the East coast—for the advent of Hurricane Sandy. This case examines the pros and cons of evacuating medical facilities in the face of a looming natural disaster.
Can Investigative Journalism Pay?: InvestigateWest and the Nonprofit Model
This case looks at the realities of creating a non-profit news start-up focused on investigative reporting. Nonprofits often start with substantial financial support from foundations. Is this healthy in the news business?
Mission vs Safety: OCHA Somalia and the Baidoa Raid
When al-Shabaab militants in July 2009 expel agencies from the UN Common Compound in Baidoa, Somalia, all international personnel leave, including those from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Follow as OCHA debates the pros and cons of returning to Baidoa to help desperate refugees.
January 29, 2014 – Are you looking to engage your students with material about international journalism? Look no further than new cases about journalism in East and South Africa. The Case Consortium @ Columbia is distributing these cases produced in partnership with the Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications.
Jan. 29, 2014 - Over 500 faculty members and instructors at more than 258 schools worldwide have signed up to review cases from the Case Consortium @ Columbia. With more schools, departments and faculty joining, now is the time to find the perfect case for your class!
Nov. 21, 2013 - The Case Consortium @ Columbia is happy to introduce our first case on business reporting. Just in time for spring courses! The case, Cumulative or Discrete Numbers: How Should Bloomberg Measure the Bailout?, follows journalists at Bloomberg from 2008 through 2011 as they first file a FOIA request with the Federal Reserve and then sue the nation’s central bank.
July 23, 2013 -- Are you looking for an innovative way to engage your students? Take a look at our two newest public health cases!