Welcome to the 2014 NextBillion Case Writing Competition!

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We’re pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 NextBillion Case Writing Competition, sponsored by Citi Foundation and NextBillion, and administered by GlobaLens, the case publishing division of the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.

Competition Objective:

Recognize and publish the best written academic business case studies about business strategies aimed at alleviating poverty, especially in the developing world.

Important Dates

Oct. 4, 2013: Entry Forms Due
Dec. 20, 2013: Submission Documents Due
Apr. 1, 2014: Winners Announced

Prizes

  • 1st Place: $3,500
  • 2nd Place: $2,500
  • 3rd Place:  $1,000
  • Two Honorable Mentions

The top three cases, plus two honorable mentions, will be published by GlobaLens.

Contest Forms

2014 Entry Requirements

2014 Entry Form – Due October 4, 2013

2014 Submission Form – Due December 20, 2013

”Organization” Release Form

”Review” Release Form (Secondary sources only – No company release required)

Case Writing Resources

How to Write a Business Case Study

How to Write a Teaching Note

MLA Style Guidelines

Webinar: Writing Objectives & Selecting a Case Topic

Webinar: Case Writing for Business Education

Webinar: Protagonist, Decision Point, Teaching Objectives

2013 NextBillion Case Winners Discussion

Previous Winners

Note: You must be a Registered Educator to access full inspection copies and teaching notes.

2013 Winners:

  • 1st Place: “BTPN: Banking for the Bottom of the Pyramid in Indonesia”
  • 2nd Place: “Hydraid: Safe Water for the Base of the Pyramid”
  • 3rd Place: “ayzh at a Crossroad: Maternal Health for Whom?”
  • Honorable Mention: “CES: Replicating the Microconsignment Model”
  • Honorable Mention: “Mushrooms as a Viable Product for Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania”

2011 Winners:

  • NextBillion 2011 Case Writing Competition Winners Collection

2010 Winner:

  • 1st Place: “The Sweetest Business of Nestle Venezuela: El Dulce Negocio”