01 May 2019 18:11 IST

ICFAI Business School wins three EFMD case awards

2018 edition of European Foundation for Management Development’s case competition saw 17 winning cases

Two cases from ICFAI Business School “Eliminating Modern Slavery from Supply Chains: Can Nestlé Lead the Way?” and “LATAM: A Latin American Airline’s Emergence as a Global Player”, written by Syeda Maseeha Qumer and Dr Debapratim Purkayastha, won the ‘Supply Chain Management’ and ‘Latin American Business Case’ category awards respectively.

Another case “The Greater Manchester Waste Development Authority – Challenges in Sustainable Waste Management”, written by Dr KBS Kumar and Indu Perepu, won in the ‘Urban Transition Challenges’ category. Other winners included cases from INSEAD, ESADE, Stanford, Kellogg, and so on.

‘Impactful writing’

EFMD, a prominent accreditation agency for management schools, with its EQUIS accreditation, announced the winners of the prestigious EFMD Case Writing Competition recently.

Prof Eric Cornuel, Director-General and CEO of EFMD, said: “EFMD is proud to continue encouraging innovative and impactful case writing and teaching. After a rigorous selection process, the very best cases were recognised in 17 management-related categories. We are happy to support the development of outstanding cases.”

Dr Purkayastha, Dean, IBS Case Research Centre, said: “IBS is proud to be one of the leading winners! We cornered three out of the 17 winning cases, chosen from a total of 550 cases from some of the best business schools from around the world”. More details on the competition can be found here.


About EFMD

EFMD is a global, non-profit, membership-driven organisation dedicated to management development. It is recognised globally as an accreditation body for business schools, business school programmes, and corporate universities. With the support of 900+ members across 91 countries, EFMD acts as a catalyst to promote and enhance excellence in management development globally. Based in Brussels, Belgium, the Foundation has offices in Geneva, Hong Kong, Miami and Prague.