ex-Manager - Natural and challenging teacher - Taylor case solving, no framework
You have two challenges here.
1. You need to go fast
2. You need to be clear on the assumption your taking and the rational behind
In order to combine both, I recommand to take the lead on making assumptions quickly(no need to discuss it for hours), and explain why you're making it and if this is ok for the itw to move one with it.
McKinsey Senior EM & BCG Consultant | Interviewer at McK & BCG for 7 years | Coached 350+ candidates secure MBB offers
the key is to always be crystal clear regarding your logic and the underlying driving assumptions! This is an absolute core skill to build for the case interview, since it directly mirrors how you are expected to work with clients. So you are right, sharing your assumptions and weaving it into how you discuss and align your approach is crucial! Failing to take along the interviewer (or later, the client) is one of the worst mistakes one can make. This is far worse than small math mistakes by the way!
You’re a consultant based in Germany who is currently en route to a client in France who sells golf balls. You’re thinking about the client trying to figure out how large the market is for golf balls in France in terms of number of balls purchased each year.
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