HOUSTON (June 12, 2019) – Texas Southern University’s Jesse H. Jones School of Business is partnering with a leading provider of business case method training – Ivey Business School – for a four-day case teaching and writing workshop. The event will be held June 24-27, 2019, on the TSU campus hosted by the Gerald B. Smith Center for Entrepreneurship & Executive Development. TSU faculty in the School of Business will participate in the training, and other interested faculty from area universities are also invited to attend, though space is limited. The cost of the workshop is $1,995, including refreshments and lunches throughout the program.

Participants will discuss case teaching during the first day of the workshop, followed by intensive and focused case writing on the final three days. Each day will run from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Dr. Roderick White, professor emeritus of general management and strategy at Ivey Business School, will conduct the workshop.

“Bringing Ivey Publishing case teaching and writing workshops to TSU gives faculty an incredibly valuable professional development opportunity,” said Dr. Claudius Claiborne, interim dean of the School of Business. “Case method training is an important component within the curriculum of our degree programs. In the end, it is our students who will benefit from this training.”

Case teaching and writing workshops explore real-life business scenarios, and TSU has partnered with several local businesses, including A Rocket Moving & Storage, Ortega, and Shipley Do-Nuts, to give the workshops a distinct Houston flavor. Participants will interview key leaders of these businesses to develop their cases.

“The cases to be explored will mean that much more, given that they are local and more relatable to the participants,” added Dr. Claiborne.

 For more information about the Ivey Publishing case teaching workshop at TSU, visit http://www.tsu.edu/academics/colleges-and-schools/jesse-h-jones-school-of-business/news-and-events/events/ivey-case-workshop1.html.


Texas Southern University (TSU) honors our designation as a special-purpose institution for urban programming and research. TSU is a comprehensive university providing higher education access to the nation’s underserved communities. TSU’s academic and research programs address critical urban issues, and prepares its diverse student population to become a force for positive change in a global society. TSU offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs and concentrations – bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees – organized into 10 colleges and schools on a 150-acre campus nestled in the heart of Houston’s historic Third Ward. The University’s enrollment has a population of more than 9,700 undergraduate and graduate-school academic candidates. Texas Southern has been a distinguished educational pioneer since 1927, and the University has become one of the most diverse and respected institutions in Texas. TSU has positioned itself as a proactive leader in educating underserved students and many who are the first in their family to attend college.