This case was assigned during a final MBB round.
The case tests the candidate's ability to:
A candidate-led approach is recommended but, if he/she prefers, an interviewer-led style is fine as well.
Push the candidate towards structured and non-conventional brainstorming especially at the beginning of the case.
The case must be completed within 25 minutes.
The assessment should be delivered across 4 main areas, with scores ranging from 1 to 5 (5 being the highest):
Overall approach to the problem, logical and relevant framework including complete issue trees and implementable solutions.
Hypothesis-driven approach, a general understanding of how businesses function as well as a reasonable differentiation between relevant and irrelevant information.
Comprehensible communication of own approach and recommendations even when faced with uncertainty or confusing information, appropriate response to the interviewer's questions.
Proactive in identifying and communicating issues, right balance of confidence and humility,
Our client is interested in building a luxury villas resort. What is the maximum number of villas to build on the island if every villa must have direct access to the sea?
Is this a worthwhile investment?
The client is concerned about the 90% occupancy to maintain at the highest price for 6 months. What is the breakeven occupancy required?
Can you please provide the client with a recommendation?
Please comment the case with your answers (You can click on "Ask a question" above) and I would be glad to assess them!