Call for Case Studies

case-studies-callGlobal eCollaboration Competition (GeCCo), an annual IPMA Young Crew international project, is a virtual case study competition for young project management professionals and students. After four consecutive years of success, GeCCo is being recognized more and more worldwide. Considering project-based organizations are important stakeholders within IPMA network, it would be an honor to invite organizations to join the project as a case study provider. Selected case study will be used for the live competition globally on November 12-13.  We believe this cooperation will not only benefit  GeCCo in term of professionalism but it is also a great advantage for sponsoring entity.

The aims of the case study is to:

  • Give participants an opportunity to gain insight into unique challenges in managing projects and exercise their skills and knowledge in a “real world” case;
  • Develop innovative solutions through the efforts of the globally dispersed multi-cultural teams.

Benefits of Case Study Provider:

  • Employer branding opportunities through:
    • GeCCo media channels;
    • International promotion on GeCCo website, in publications and IPMA YC newsletters;
    • Brand awareness and engagement throughout 24-hour connection with the case study;
    • Enrichment of talent pool of future employees.
  • Different problem-solving perspective with international professional jury feedback that includes:
    • Professional case solutions from young project managers that will provide your organization with different perspectives to problem solving;
    • Opportunity to review jury’s feedback on case solution developed by international teams.
  • Promote your organization by providing keynote speaker from your organization during GeCCo live event;
  • Opportunity for further cooperation.


General expectations for the case study

  • Set the scene and provide the evidence for the case;
  • Describe the case itself;
  • Describe particular problems/challenges and discuss their potential implications;
  • Focus on several points that are needed to be addressed;
  • Provide case questions for participants to answer;
  • Be of 2,500-3,000 words (approximately five to six pages).



How to submit: Please kindly send the case to GeCCo Case Study Manager at
Language: Case studies should be submitted in English


If you need additional information or assistance as you prepare the case study, please contact Kim Duong at

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