Case interview success

By: Rochtus, Tom
Publisher: Charleston CreateSpace 2012Edition: 3rdDescription: xi, 213 p.ISBN: 9781469935072Subject(s): Employment interviewing | Business consultants - Vocational guidance | Success in businessDDC classification: 658.31124 Summary: Case Interview Success is a must-read for anyone applying for a consulting position. The book takes you inside a typical consulting case interview by exploring in detail the entire case interview process, and will leverage you to crack the most complex business cases. The main features of this book are: A detailed discussion of the entire case interview process Key business case frameworks with practice cases and solutions Key strategies to crack presentation cases, guesstimates and brainteasers Tom Rochtus works as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company, one of the world's most prestigious management consulting firms. (https://www.createspace.com/3768624)
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Table of Contents:

CHAPTER 1: YOUR NEXT CAREER MOVE.

Consulting careers
• Management consulting
• Operations consulting
• Information technology consulting
• Human resources consulting
• Boutique consulting firms

Banking careers

Corporate careers


CHAPTER 2: REAL-LIFE INTERVIEWS.


Skills assessed
• Analytical skills
• Excellence
• Client skills
• Organizational skills
• Creativity
• Personality

Interview progression

The chitchat phase

About the interviewer

About yourself

The business case

Questions and answers


CHAPTER 3. HOW TO CRACK YOUR BUSINESS CASE


Introduction to business cases
• What is a business case and why is it used?
• Different types of business cases
• What your interviewer is looking for
• How to practice business cases

How to approach your business case
• Opening
• Analyzing
• Closing

Different types of business case frameworks
• The internal profit-problem framework
• The business-situation framework
• The merger-and-acquisition framework
• The value chain framework

Business case examples
• Profit-problem framework examples
• Business-situation framework examples
• Merger-and-acquisition framework examples
• Value chain framework examples

What if it doesn't fit?

How to make your own business cases

10 best tips for business case success


CHAPTER 4: PRESENTATION CASES.


Introduction to presentation cases

Structuring your presentation cases

Tips for presentation cases


CHAPTER 5. GUESSTIMATES AND BRAINTEASERS.


What are guesstimates?

Guesstimate examples and suggested solutions

What are brainteasers?

Brainteaser examples and suggested solutions


CHAPTER 6. REVIEW OF CRITICAL BUSINESS CONCEPTS.


Introduction to business concepts

Overview of the most important business concepts and ideas

Additional readings on business concepts


Case Interview Success is a must-read for anyone applying for a consulting position. The book takes you inside a typical consulting case interview by exploring in detail the entire case interview process, and will leverage you to crack the most complex business cases.

The main features of this book are:
A detailed discussion of the entire case interview process
Key business case frameworks with practice cases and solutions
Key strategies to crack presentation cases, guesstimates and brainteasers

Tom Rochtus works as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company, one of the world's most prestigious management consulting firms.

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