Case Studies

The Case Study Interview

Case studies. A lot of consultancies employ these to assess candidates on their ability to approach and solve problems logically in a methodical manner. Furthermore, it tests a candidate’s business acumen and commercial awareness.

Although mainly for strategy consulting roles, some firms employ watered down versions as part of the assessment centre.

First, here’s a link to Mckinsey & Company to scare you a little (or not):

Other sites you can explore for help on the case study interview include:

There’s quite a bit of info on these sites to chew on – much more valuable than anything I can say right now. Strategy goes a bit above my head unfortunately. One day…maybe…just maybe… All that blue sky thinking sounds like fun!


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