Fit questions at BCG Presentation Skills Training for Women

Edited on Sep 05, 2021
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Anonymous A asked on Nov 06, 2019

Hi everyone,

I'm going to BCG´s Presentation Skills Training for Women with non-business background in Zürich (7th Nov) and wondered if anyone here has gone to one of these "networking" events of BCG?

- What will the workshop part be about? What do we present?
- What kind of fit questions can be expected? Just "why consulting" and "tell me about yourself" or questions like "tell me about a time you showed leadership skills" as well?
- What would make a participant stand out positively or what are they looking for?
- Will it be generally held in English or in our native language?

Thank you very much for your answers in advance!

Kind regards,

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Anonymous B replied on Nov 06, 2019

Hi Sarah

I've attended other events by BCG Zurich (BCG Bob Camp and Ladies Night). They are not testing you, but give you the opportunity to learn more about BCG and meet consultants.

- This workshop will potentially show the common pitfalls women make during presentation, e.g. high voice at the end of a sencetence instead of "going down". It won't really matter what you will present. Enjoy the insights and feedback you get.

- You won't be asked any fit questions. Rather prepare some questions beforehand that you want to ask the consultants about themselves and their work at BCG.

- show your interest and curiosity in BCGs work. If you have the opportunity to present something, do that; it shows that you are proactive and challenge yourself. That's it :-)

Enjoy the event!

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