The European Case Clearing House
The European Case Clearing House was set up in 1973, as the Case Clearing House of Great Britain and Ireland - the result of a co-ordinated initiative by 22 institutions of higher education. The aim was to establish a facility for exchanging case material among teachers of business administration. It obtained formal charity status in 1974. In 1991 the current title was adopted to reflect the widening scope of the company's activities and operations.
Activities and outputs
The ECCH operates as a professional association of organisations engaged in management education and training. It is a non-profit 'membership' company with no share capital, and is a charity. Membership currently comprises over 400 institutions and corporations world-wide.
An honorary executive committee establishes company policy and oversees operations. Elected annually from and by the members, it allows the ECCH to draw on experience from a wide range of academic and corporate organisations. Objectives and policies thus reflect the interests of the members.