Case Study Report
Prepared by University of Guelph
About Case Study Reports
This guide provides advice and resources to help you write case study reports during your post-secondary education.
What Will I Learn?
By successfully completing the sections included in this guide, you should be able to:
- identify the components of a case study report,
- develop a practical plan for completing a case study report,
- apply research, analysis, and writing strategies for each section of the report,
- evaluate the quality of a case study report, and
- present your case study in a clear, organized, and persuasive way.
How Is This Guide Organized?
This guide includes six sections:
- Overview Background information about the case study method.
- Planning and Researching Practical steps to plan and complete case study reports.
- Parts of a Case Study Strategies for writing the parts of a case study report.
- Reviewing and Presenting Advice to help you understand and meet your instructor's expectations.
- Revising Your Work Advice about evaluating and presenting your case study report.
- Resources A comprehensive list of resources provided within this guide.
How Will I Learn?
In these sections, you will find a Case Study Report Template, a Sample Paper, and the Structure of a Case Study.
Each part of the guide will engage you in a variety of ways to help you develop greater confidence and skill writing case study reports. Specifically, the following will be included:
- Clear, concise, and easy to read text
- Self-assessment questions
- An annotated case study report example
- References to helpful resources
- Summaries of key points to remember
Let's Get Started!
Let's begin with Section A: Overview.