Case Method on Le Chateau

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A) DEFINITION A case method is a documented study of a situation that transpires in real life or it can be about a fictional situation, which is used as teaching or learning tool in business schools and firms. These studies allow students evaluate cases and provide their own interpretations on potential solutions for the provided business scenario. Furthermore, the case method can also be described as something that gives you a detailed explanation of a company, industry, person, or project over a given period of time. Within the explanation, information about the company’s objectives, strategies, challenges, results, recommendations and more can be found. This also poses as a great way to promote interaction between students and …show more content…
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D) PREPARATION In order to be well prepared for a case study presentation, it is crucial to familiarize with the case and its context individually. To fully understand the case, it must be read several times while emphasizing different key elements. Taking notes while reading the case can also increase productivity, which would make the preparation process more efficient. By reading the case several times and taking notes, students will get a full understanding on the problems discussed in the case as well as the people or key players involved in the case. It is also important to research the company for which you are presenting the case for, which would allow you to back up your presentation with facts and realistic action plans. Use of visual tools during the preparation, such as graphs and charts, will also help get ideas across more efficiently to the audience. Lastly, it is important to focus on the objective and goal of the company in order to come up with an action plan, which can be implemented to attain the company's objectives.

E) REFERENCES 1) Rippin, Ann, et al. "A Complex Case: Using The Case Study Method To Explore Uncertainty And Ambiguity In Undergraduate Business Education." Teaching In Higher Education 7.4 (2002):
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