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Annual Teaching Case and Simulation Competition

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Track 1: Collaborative Problem Solving, Collaborative Governance, and Network Governance and Analysis


Competition Prizes

  • $5,000 for best teaching case
  • $5,000 for best teaching simulation
  • $1,000 honorable mentions

Collaboration is not simply a body of substantive knowledge–it also is a set of skills, attitudes and behaviors. This E-PARCC competition track aims to expand access to high-quality, relevant case studies and simulations focused on helping students and practitioners better understand and enact multiple aspects of collaboration to address public issues and problems.

Public and nonprofit managers, civic leaders and elected officials are rarely unitary supervisors of unitary organizations. Instead, they often find themselves collaborating in multi-organizational networked arrangements, as well as with the public, to solve problems that cannot be solved, or solved easily, by single organizations.

Track 2: Collaborative Methods in International Development


Competition Prizes

  • $5,000 for best teaching case
  • $1,000 honorable mentions

Learning approaches that emphasize participatory, collaborative and conflict-sensitive strategies and skills have been found to be effective for enhancing public policy and managerial capacities. Such learning, however, often depends on having relevant case materials that address the situation-specific requirements of diverse audiences.

This E-PARCC competition track aims to expand the knowledge base of case studies and teaching materials about collaborative methods in international development in transition and conflict countries.

All prizes are supported by the Glendal E. and Alice D. Wright Prize for Conflict and Collaboration Case Studies in International Development.

December 15

The annual competition will open later this year on December 15. This year's winners will be announced in September.

Please reach out to Tina Nabatchi, director of PARCC, with any questions (parcc@syr.edu).

2021 Competition Winners

#Kifaya #Enough Dangerous Speech for South Sudanese: Collaborative Strategies by Musicians and Local Civil Society Organizations


Nadia Rubaii, Kerry Whigham, Samuel Sebit Emmanuel, State University of New York at Binghamton

2021 First Place Award, Conflict and Collaboration Case Studies in International Development

MASO: Community Engagement for Improving Livelihood of Youth in Ghana’s Cocoa Sector


Debapratim Purkayastha and Benudhar Sahu, ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education

2021 Honorable Mention, Conflict and Collaboration Case Studies in International Development

Whalebones: Balancing National Priorities, Local Culture and Private Interests


Kirk Emerson, Andrew Quarles and Jennifer Wendel, University of Arizona

2021 Winner, Collaborative Governance Teaching Case and Simulation Prize

Monument Negotiation Simulation


Benjamin Rogers, University of Baltimore

2021 Winner, Collaborative Governance Teaching Case and Simulation Prize

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance: Working Together to Save Lives Case Study


Syeda Maseeha Qumer and Debapratim Purkayastha, IFCAI Business School

2021 Winner, Collaborative Governance Teaching Case and Simulation Prize

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