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    Accenture Strategy in Middle East. Other than O&G, what are the industries mostly served by the firm?

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    Most recent answer on Jul 31, 2021
    <p>Compared to other firms, are their projects more implementation-based rather than strategy?</p> <p>Thank you all for any information you can share about the UAE office! :D </p>
    Hi there, In terms of industries, the Middle East has the following focuses: Government / Public Sector Oil & Gas Energy Public works/infrastructure/construction Financial Services Travel and Tourism ... (read entire answer)
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    Deciding between offers?

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    Most recent answer on Jun 29, 2021
    <p>Hi all,</p> <p>I am trying to decide between 2 offers for strategy consulting roles. Would be interested in hearing your opinions.</p> <p><u><strong>Roles</strong></u></p> <p>1) Boutique strategy firm a leader in TMT advisory (high amount of PE work) </p> <p>2) Accenture strategy fs</p> <p>I have FS experience, and I am very passionate about technology and business strategy. I would like to experience a different industry other than banking but I am not 100% against it, e.g manufacturing, telecoms, technology and software.</p> <p>My ambitions/exits strategy post are:</p> <p><br> <u><strong>Most favourable </strong></u><br> 1) MBB</p> <p>2) Transition into industry for a strategic role idealy some sort of business strategy role in Tech, FS or TMT industry; Samsung, Verizon, BT, VISA, Mastercard etc or PE/VC firm</p> <p><u><strong>Least favourable</strong></u></p> <p>3) MBA (Ideally Top 10 program)</p>
    I will answer based on your goals: My ambitions/exits strategy post are: Most favourable 1) MBB ----> Accenture Strategy 2) Transition into industry for a strategic role idealy some sort of busi ... (read entire answer)
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    I have a case interview with Accenture and I have never ever done this before. How are you expected to present the info

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    Most recent answer on Jun 03, 2021
    <p>Hello everyone, </p> <p>I have a case interview with Accenture and I have never ever done this before, with any company. </p> <p>I am not sure how to use the different frameworks for hypothese and not sure how are we expected to present our findings during the video interview?</p>
    Hi, the interview will be structured in 3 parts: - Personal Experience Interview: fit and CV questions to assess your personal impact, leadership skills, and entrepreneurial spirit - Case Interview: typical business cas ... (read entire answer)
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    EY-Parthenon vs Monitor Deloitte vs Accenture Strategy (Europe)

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    Most recent answer on May 12, 2021
    <p>Hi everyone!</p> <p>I was wondering how these three consultancies compare to each other in Europe and did not find much information on this topic in the forum.</p> <p>More precisely, I was wondering how they compare in terms of:</p> <ol> <li>Type of work (for example, heard that EY-Parthenon does a lot of Due Diligence)</li> <li>Exit opportunities (especially into a corporate strategy role)</li> <li>Culture (especially in terms of working hours)</li> </ol> <p>Thank you very much in advance!</p>
    You missed these threads. Wont take it personally :) https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/ey-parthenon-vs-accenture-9952 https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/deloitte-consulting-vs-accenture-st ... (read entire answer)
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    Accenture - Strategy Consultant

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    Most recent answer on May 11, 2021
    <p>Hi,</p> <p>I am trying to understand what the exit opportunities are from working at Accenture as a Strategy Consultant within the Banking practice? I have tried linkedin but my results seem to be slightly obscure.</p> <p>Would like to know your opinions/thoughts.</p>
    Hey, Which office/location are you referring to? I have provided a lot of information previously on Accenture in the Q&A forum. Check out this and embedded threads to check if these give you some more informati ... (read entire answer)
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    MBB to ACN Strategy - Thoughts?

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    Most recent answer on May 07, 2021
    <p>Dear community, hope everyone is safe and well.</p> <p>I'm a post-MBA consultant at an international MBB office. COVID has struck my office pretty bad - from 17 post-mba consultants joining the firm 2 years ago, 15 were let go last year because of the weak project flow. I was one of the two survivors, but I was told I will not be making to Manager in the next promotion cycle - I was unstaffed most of the time this year and unfortunately could not develop certain areas. So, according to the up/out policy I gotta go. It sucks.</p> <p>I recently got an offer from ACN Strategy to join as a Manager. I'm not sure what to do: I enjoy consulting but I have not found many info on ACN Strat - from what I researched, it seems like a steep downgrade. But I enjoyed talking with the partners on the recruiting process, and comp-wise is pretty similar to an EM/PL/M would make - possibly the gap will increase in the future.</p> <p>Apart from ACN Strategy, tech is also an avenue I am exploring (local unicorns/FANGs/Uber).</p> <p>Any (candid) advice here on how to proceed would be greatly appreciated. Also, any materials on ACN Strategy is also greatly appreciated.</p>
    Hello! Sorry to hear about the situation. On the other hand, congrats of being one of the two survivors! Honestly, I do agree with the opinion that seems kind of a downgrade from MBB. Is this office in the same regi ... (read entire answer)
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    Accenture Strategy LS vs LEK LS

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    Most recent answer on Apr 30, 2021
    <p>Hi guys, </p> <p>I recently got two offers from Accenture Strategy and LEK in Munich. I am a bit torn between the two options.</p> <p>I know that LEK is very good in LS projects, they cover a wide range of projects (M&amp;A, PE, Corporate Strategy, Portfolio Mgmt, Market Access, Organisation etc.) and they have mainly international projects. On the other hand, Accenture Strategy has developed a lot in the last few years and they are also quite strong in LS.</p> <p>Do you have any specific recommendations/ insights you can share on this? What would you guys choose?</p> <p>Thanks a lot in advance!</p>
    Hello! Congrats on your offers! That is a great dilemma to have hahaha. At this point, and knowing that the location is the same and the companies very similar, I would trust your instinct. At the end, when we s ... (read entire answer)
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    EY-Parthenon vs Accenture

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    Most recent answer on Apr 15, 2021
    <p>Hi Community,</p> <p>I am struggling to decide which offer to go for (my offers are both in Germany, for EYP and Accenture). </p> <p>- EY-Parthenon: Offers a salary equal to MBB, seems to have a great community and work-life balance, I like their FMCG focus, they are not well renowned but working on their standing with a CAGR of 35%. </p> <p>- Accenture: Worldwide renown, also good work-life balance, interesting digitalization focus, salary rather medium-low compared to other strategy consultancies.</p> <p>Now my question: What would you go for? In terms of the German but also the worldwide market? Does anyone have insights into where EY-P is going? </p> <p>Thanks a lot for your help :) </p>
    Hey, I have provided a lot of insights on Accenture previosuly. Have a look at below threads. Make a choice based on the firm & role which is a better fit with your career aspirations, values and risk profile. C ... (read entire answer)
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    Deloitte Consulting vs Accenture Strategy & Consulting in Europe

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    Most recent answer on Apr 09, 2021
    <p>Hi All,</p> <p>I have been offered to move from Accenture S&amp;C to Deloitte Consulting (one of the European countries). It is rather a lateral move opportunity with a promise of faster progression to senior/ director roles and more prestigious strategy projects/ opportunities.</p> <p>I never perceived Deloitte Consulting as being really more prestigious than Accenture, yet I have seen in some rankings that apparently in US Deloitte Consulting is ranked just behind MBBs, which was a bit shocking to me. At least in Europe in my opinion there is nothing that makes Deloitte Consulting stand out among other Big4s or Accenture.</p> <p>What is your opinion on Deloitte Consulting in Europe compared to Accenture S&amp;C? </p> <p>Thank you,</p> <p>P.</p>
    Hey P! To learn more about Deloitte in Europe, look at this tred: https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/how-is-deloitte-consulting-viewed-in-europe-i-am-thinking-prestige-wise-type-of-work-you-do-and-exit-opp ... (read entire answer)
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    Technical questions Accenture

    Accenture Strategy interview questions Technical Experience Interview
    Most recent answer on Mar 30, 2021
    <p>Dear community</p> <p>I will have a final round interview at Accenture for strategy consulting in CFO &amp; EV. Here I will have technical questions being asked in the interview. How could these technical questions look like?</p> <p>Thank you in advance</p>
    Hi Meier, Totally random guess here, but maybe, just maybe, Accenture's CFO & EV website will have the most comprehensive list you'll find :P https://newsroom.accenture.com/subjects/finance-performance-managemen ... (read entire answer)
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    Accenture strategy Final Interview Zurich

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    Most recent answer on Mar 27, 2021
    <p>Hi everyone</p> <p>I will have the last interview with accenture strategy in zurich and was wondering how this is structured. Will there be a case included and if yes, does someone have an example?</p> <p>And if its a manager interview, what are they particularly looking for in a candidate?</p> <p>Thanks in advance</p>
    Hello there Alija! I suggest to check out this tred: https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/accenture-strategy-final-round-interview-with-hiring-manager-advice-700 It has plenty of useful advice and all inf ... (read entire answer)
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    Accenture Strategy Team Case

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    Most recent answer on Mar 26, 2021
    <p>Hello community</p> <p>I will have an interview at Accenture in Zurich, which will be like an assessment day. We will be about 6 candidates and there is a team case involved. How is this case structured, which role should I take in this case solution within the team and what is the best approach to prepare for it?</p> <p>Thank you very much for your help</p>
    Hi there, A typical structure for group interviews is the following: Candidates are divided into one or more groups You get xx minutes to read material / prepare your points and discuss them with teammates You ... (read entire answer)
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    4 Years experience at Accenture Strategy - Applying for T1 and T2?

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    Most recent answer on Mar 18, 2021
    <p>Hi there,</p> <p>currently working at Accenture Strategy (4 years experience) in the DACH region. I want to change to T1 or T2...do you think this is possible with Accenture Strategy background?</p> <p>Happy to hear some opinions.</p>
    Hey, I answered this question previously- https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/possibility-of-movement-from-accenture-to-mbbtier-2-8915 https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/how-does-accenture-strat ... (read entire answer)
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    Interview Accenture CFO&EV

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    Most recent answer on Mar 03, 2021
    <p>Dear community</p> <p>I will have an interview with Accenture in the CFO&amp;EV department. What do they excatly do and can you give me examples of projects?</p> <p>Furthemore, do you have any reccomendation what questions I could ask the interviewer?</p> <p>Thanks very much in advance.</p>
    This is a good place to start: https://www.accenture.com/us-en/services/cfo-and-enterprise-value-index :)
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    What makes Accenture Strategy stand out besides the ability to be involved in an end-to-end solution for the client?

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    Most recent answer on Feb 28, 2021
    Hey, I answered very similar question in following two threads. Hopefully gives a good idea & answers your question. https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/possibility-of-movement-from-accenture-to-mbbti ... (read entire answer)
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    Accenture ME perception?

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    Most recent answer on Jan 13, 2021
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    <p>Can anyone here shed light on Accenture ME's perception in the market? Specifically their strategy arm. They seem to be a relatively new entrant and there isn't too much information available online about the ME office. Thanks!</p>
    Accenture is a direct competitor to Big 4 in most of the projects they get: Technology Implementation, IT infrastructure projects, Cloud Architecture etc.. It is very focused on implementing IT strategies and has the ne ... (read entire answer)
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    How does Accenture Strategy compare against T2/Big4 regarding compensation and exit opportunities in Germany?

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    Most recent answer on Jan 13, 2021
    <p>Compensation numbers on Glassdoor seem way too high (see pic).<br> <img alt="" src="/uploads/qa/questions/8920/images/ACN.jpg"><br> <br> Besides that, Accenture seems to be very well positioned in Germany (top 5 in virtually every industry and service type):</p> <p>https://www.brandeins.de/magazine/brand-eins-thema/unternehmensberater-2020/interaktives-ranking-und-bestenliste<br> <br> https://www.cio.de/a/die-top-10-unternehmensberatungen-in-deutschland,3602899</p>
    Hey there, So here's my insights: Compensation (DE) I agree with what you found on glassdoor. Its a good ballpark. Compensation will be ~30-40% lower than MBB and at par or slightly above BIG4. Please remember the ... (read entire answer)
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    Possibility of movement from Accenture to MBB/Tier 2

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    Most recent answer on Jan 09, 2021
    <p>Hi Friends,</p> <p>I will be joining Accenture Strategy (Energy) team in India next week. However, I am still aspiring to join MBB/Tier 2 in India/Dubai/Singapore/Indonesia offices.</p> <p>Background: Tier 1 B-school in India. 10 years of experience in the Energy sector across manufacturing and consulting (IBM, KPMG).</p> <p>My questions are :<br> 1.One of the McK EM had referred me to McK London (PAX team). It was very specific to Oil &amp; Gas role and I had relevant experience. However, HR rejected my profile. Even the EM was shocked. What could be the reason?</p> <p>2. One of the EM from Oliver Wyman had sent my resume to Dubai office (Energy team). He later responded by saying that HR rejected the profile as Accenture is not a target firm ? Will Accenture's technology brand will spoil my chances in MBB/Tier 2 firms ? What should I do in OW case?</p> <p>3. I had connected to one of the Energy sector Partner in BCG Singapore office. He asked me to connect to him again in a few months. Does it mean BCG Singapore energy team doesn't need people now ? or hiring slow due to Covid ? or do partners hide anything?</p> <p>4. Is it possible for me to get an exit from Accenture into MBB/Tier 2 in India/Dubai/ Singapore/ Indonesia offices? Is it difficult due to tech branding of Accenture?</p> <p>5. London/Houston offices are very strong in the Energy practice. What are the chances to get into these offices? Will referral is the only way? Will they not hire Indians?</p> <p>6. Can somebody guide me for entry into middle east offices as an experienced consultant in the Energy sector?</p> <p>Thanks in advance.</p>
    Hey, Its good to see you are casting you net wide and networking your way. 10/10 for that! Accenture's Brand Its not a tech consulting firm anymore. The breadth and scale of Accenture has made it one of the most s ... (read entire answer)
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    Accenture Strategy - Phone Call

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    Most recent answer on Nov 13, 2020
    <p>Hey there!</p> <p>Has anyone some hints, experiences, etc. with a phone call at Accenture Strategy (with the Manager, not HR)?</p> <p>What is the small case (20min) about/like? Because, they told me already, we will have one.</p> <p>How much case training would be required? Does it already need the same way of intensity of training as Assessment Center Rounds?</p> <p>Many thanks! :)</p>
    Hello! It depends a bit on which type of call. If it´s a call with HR, there is no need to panick: the classic motivational & CV questions. I guess it is going to be that, since from what I can read in your p ... (read entire answer)
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    Accenture Strategy business case type?

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    Most recent answer on Oct 31, 2020
    <p>Hi everyone,</p> <p>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)</p> <p>It's the penultimate interview (before the final round - panel-liked business case) and I have 3 questions about it:</p> <p>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,...)?</p> <p>2) Is it like an MBB-style case or more conversational-style format? (Interviewer-led or interviewee-led by the way?)</p> <p>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)</p> <p>Thanks in advance!<br> Best</p>
    Hi, At accenture I've seen 2 types of interviews: 1) Case interview with the manager No clear guidelines for cases, so the case depends on the manager 60% chance that it will be marketsizing 40% chance - pro ... (read entire answer)
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