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Accenture Strategy business case type?

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Hi everyone,

In 1 week I have the Accenture Strategy business case interview (in Spain), after successfully passed the Potentia's one, and I still don't know about its format/style/type (couldn't find insightful information via internet)

It's the penultimate interview (before the final round - panel-liked business case) and I have 3 questions about it:

1) Does any of you have done this interview before? Would you mind to share your own experience (topic, graphs, results, feedback you got, approach used,...)?

2) Is it like an MBB-style case or more conversational-style format? (Interviewer-led or interviewee-led by the way?)

3) Do you know the typically-used focus: market sizing, process improvement, market entry, pricing strategy, etc? (my interviewer has a finance background, but I'd like to see beyond the obvious)

Thanks in advance!
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Victoria
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replied on 05/23/2017
Ex-Accenture Strategy Consultant, Career Coach (5yrs)

Hi,

I can help with both interviews, have done them myself.

1) You will get a company example and it is either going to a new market or opening a new product. You will then be asked questions about how you will approach the strategy for 3-5 years, 5-10 years and 10-15 years based on your clients goals.

2) You will get a scenario that is usually you are with a consultant discussing the client case, so it is more conversational. What you need to bear in mind is logical structure and communication.

3) I have heard examples of all of the above being tested. Mine was Market entry, but a friends was process improvement so really depends. You need to practise Acceture Structure. Mainly they are testing your ability to think outside the box, come up with creative solutions and ideas.

Hope this helps and Goodluck!

Vlad replied on 05/23/2017
McKinsey / Accenture / More than 300 real MBB cases / Collected all Big 3 offers / Harvard Business School

Hi,

Pls PM me and we'll discuss, since I worked there.

Best,

Vlad

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