Case Research Center


Mr. Manish Agarwal

Assistant Professor

With over 20 years of experience in both the industry and academia, Manish has honed his skills in teaching, training, research, and content development. As an Assistant Professor at IBS Hyderabad, Manish is a recognized business case study writing expert. He has written and co-authored over 140 case studies covering various topics, including Marketing Management, Strategy, Social Entrepreneurship, Corporate Finance, Financial Services, Financial Risk Management, Sustainable Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Security Analysis. Manish’s case studies have been published at the world's leading case repositories, such as the UK Case Center, ICMR India, IBSCDC, and Emerald's Scopus-listed journal.

By conducting case writing workshops, he has successfully trained over 100 faculty members from various business schools in the art of case study writing. Additionally, he has assisted more than 25 faculty members in publishing their inaugural case studies. Furthermore, he serves as a reviewer for Case Focus - the Case Journal published by the Case Centre, UK - as well as for Case Folio, The IUP Journal of Management Case Studies by ICFAI University Press, India.

Manish is an accomplished individual who has received multiple awards from national and international case-writing competitions. His cases have been recognized on the global best-selling cases list in 2018 and 2021. In addition, he was honored with the Best Faculty Award in 2000 at Bright Way Inter College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Manish has also dedicated his time to mentoring MBA students for case study writing and case study analysis competitions, resulting in multiple award-winning students from prestigious institutions. With an educational background in M.Com. (Accountancy), M.A. (Economics), and MS (Finance), he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Finance.