Case studies for strategy consulting
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Final round: Oliver Wyman
Wednesday, 18 November 2015
The customer is a promoter of coworking spaces.
He wants to enter the large accounts market.
What recommendations should be made to help him develop his strategy?
First round: BCG
Friday, 04 December 2015
A manufacturer of gas extraction platforms observes a drop in profitability.
How can this phenomenon be explained?
Zeineb: LEK Consulting
Thursday, 09 July 2015
Our client is a manufacturer of ancillary surgical containers, based in Europe and serving only European customers.
Turnover has been stagnating for five years. To counter this, our client is considering the purchase of an American business that manufactures these containers.
Should our client carry out this acquisition?
Monday, 21 April 2014
A large bank has just bought a small credit bank, and wants to know how long the integration will take. Its teams estimate an approximate duration of a year and a half. This is far too long for our client, how can the delay be reduced?
Debous: Arthur D Little
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
1st round. – Logic question: 27 balls, of which 1 is heavier than the others that have the same weight. We have a scale, and can use it three times to identify the heavy ball. – Market sizing: estimate the cost of repainting all of AF’s planes. – Case study: due diligence in the open-air hospitality sector (camping).