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Is there a kind of PST at Roland Berger?

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Most recent answer on Oct 24, 2021
The best answer (on Oct 10, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 10, 2018
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Dear Ben, thanks you for your question. We have a "GMAT-style" reasoning test with multiple choice answers and you are not allowed to use a calculator. The test is divided into three sections: verbal, numerical and ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 24, 2021 on Oct 24, 2021
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Roland Berger Middle East - Dubai/Riyadh office

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Most recent answer on Jun 09, 2021
The best answer (on Jun 09, 2021) is from:
Ian
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MBB | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
Ian
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gave the best answer on Jun 09, 2021
MBB | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
Hi there, My first suggestion (in case you don't get all the answers you need here), is to network! All of your questions are fantastic "excuses" to reach out to people in those offices AND great questions to ask duri ... (read entire answer)
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on Jun 09, 2021 on Jun 09, 2021
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Summer Associate Program for MBA Students

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Most recent answer on Jul 03, 2020
The best answer (on Jun 25, 2020) is from:
Clara
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McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
Clara
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gave the best answer on Jun 25, 2020
McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
Hello! What do you mean with a "initiative application"? Hope it helps! Cheers, Clara
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on Jul 03, 2020 on Jul 03, 2020
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Has anyone attended Roland Berger's " Be a consultant for a day" event" ? If so, share some details.

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Most recent answer on May 01, 2020
The best answer (on May 01, 2020) is from:
Antonello
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McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
Antonello
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gave the best answer on May 01, 2020
McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
Hi, one of my candidates told me about a Roland Berger event in her country. Feel free to text me to enter in touch with her Best Antonello
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on May 01, 2020 on May 01, 2020
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Dubai office

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Recent activity on Oct 12, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 12, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 12, 2018
Consultant
Dear Joshua, thanks for your question! Being fluent in Arabic definitely helps, but it is also possible to make it happen without if you really want it. We are looking for graduates (or close to graduation) prefer ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 12, 2018 on Oct 12, 2018
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Opportunities / comparison of RB globally vs in the US.

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Recent activity on Oct 12, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 12, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 12, 2018
Consultant
Dear Jason, the answer to your question depends on your perspective of "learning experiences and growth opportunities". If it is about project experiences and clients that allow you to have a steep learning curve a ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 12, 2018 on Oct 12, 2018
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If I go to university in the US, but am a German citizen and would like to work in Germany for RB. How/where to apply?

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Recent activity on Oct 12, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 12, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 12, 2018
Consultant
Dear Sebastian, thanks for your question! If you want to work for RB in Germany, please apply directly via www.rolandberger.com for the German offices. Best, Yves
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on Oct 12, 2018 on Oct 12, 2018
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Possibility for consulting opportunity and career path advice for non business background

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Recent activity on Oct 10, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 10, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 10, 2018
Consultant
Dear Ben, we at Roland Berger are looking for consultants with an excellent academic record and require outstanding analytical, quantitative and conceptual skills. We hire from a variety of backgrounds, not only with ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 10, 2018 on Oct 10, 2018
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How would you say Roland Berger differentiate itself from the other consulting firms ? What are the major specificities ? Do you have any examples ? Thank you for your answer

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Recent activity on Oct 10, 2018
The best answer (on Sep 26, 2018) is from:
Linda
Consultant
Linda gave the best answer on Sep 26, 2018
Consultant
Dear user, of course, differences between large strategy consulting companies may appear only small; however, at the end of the day there are a couple of aspects that differentiate Roland Berger from any other consult ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 10, 2018 on Oct 10, 2018
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What's the typical day of a Roland Berger consultant?

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Recent activity on Oct 08, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 08, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 08, 2018
Consultant
Dear User, Thank you for your question. There is the classical answer of "there is no such thing as a typical day" but I'll try to avoid that phrase because you can definitely see a pattern. Usually, the week kic ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 08, 2018 on Oct 08, 2018
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Questions about RB

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Recent activity on Oct 08, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 08, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 08, 2018
Consultant
Dear User, thank you for your question. Generally speaking, one of the most competitive RB offices is the London one due to: - The general attractiveness of London as a city - The high number of candidates fluent ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 08, 2018 on Oct 08, 2018
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Practice Group Civil Economics

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Recent activity on Oct 08, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 08, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 08, 2018
Consultant
Dear User, thank you for your question! There is one standardized interview process in Germany no matter what competence center or office you prefer. Nevertheless, you never know what case you'll end up solving. ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 08, 2018 on Oct 08, 2018
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RB and Africa

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Recent activity on Oct 07, 2018
Matteo asked on Oct 07, 2018
Dear RB Team, which RB office is covering customers active in/ related to West and Central Africa (mainy French speaking Africa)? I am working in the energy sector in those countries and I am looking into consultancy. ... (read entire question)
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on Oct 07, 2018 on Oct 07, 2018
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How does the interviewer determine if someone is good enough in terms of fit?

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Recent activity on Oct 04, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 04, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 04, 2018
Consultant
Dear Ernest, thanks for your question. You shouldn't try to appear more suitable because the whole interview process isn't a one-way street. It is also for you to find out whether this job and the team fits to you, ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 04, 2018 on Oct 04, 2018
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What is the coolest benefit you receive as RB consultant?

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Recent activity on Oct 03, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 03, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 03, 2018
Consultant
Dear User, thank you for your question. Besides the fun and experience at work, I appreciate the possiblity to be supported during a PhD or MBA, knowing this is just a one time benefit. Looking at ongoing benefits, ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 03, 2018 on Oct 03, 2018
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How does the Analytical Test look like at Roland Berger? similar to GMAT, PST, SHL or any other form?

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Recent activity on Oct 02, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 02, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 02, 2018
Consultant
Dear User, thank you for your question. It's a "GMAT-style" reasoning test with multiple choice answers and you are not allowed to use a calculator. The test is divided into three sections: verbal, numerical and fig ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 02, 2018 on Oct 02, 2018
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Is there a possibility to be a RB consultant if I started from Business Researcher position?

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Recent activity on Oct 01, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 01, 2018) is from:
Yves
Consultant
Yves gave the best answer on Oct 01, 2018
Consultant
Dear Ben, thank you for your question. We at Roland Berger are looking for consultants with an excellent academic record and require outstanding analytical, quantitative and conceptual skills. We also hire from a va ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 01, 2018 on Oct 01, 2018
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How is it like to work at Roland Berger?

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Recent activity on Oct 01, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 01, 2018) is from:
Aakriti
Senior Consultant
Aakriti gave the best answer on Oct 01, 2018
Senior Consultant
Hi, Thank you for your question. What impacts our work most are our corporate values Enterpreneurship, Excellence and Empathy. These shape our daily work and ensure we meet the quality we promise to our clients. To me ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 01, 2018 on Oct 01, 2018
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Which are the most competitive RB offices and why?

AskRolandBerger
Recent activity on Oct 01, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 01, 2018) is from:
Aakriti
Senior Consultant
Aakriti gave the best answer on Oct 01, 2018
Senior Consultant
Hi, Thank you for your question. The answer to your question of course depends on a number of factors and hence would need to be tailored accordingly. However, generally speaking, one of the most competitive RB offic ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 01, 2018 on Oct 01, 2018
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How does RB company culture differ from American consulting firms?

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Recent activity on Oct 01, 2018
The best answer (on Oct 01, 2018) is from:
Aakriti
Senior Consultant
Aakriti gave the best answer on Oct 01, 2018
Senior Consultant
Roland Berger is the largest consulting firm of German heritage with global presence and ambition. Roland Berger's corporate culture is based on its three fundamental values: entrepreneurship, excellence and empathy. R ... (read entire answer)
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on Oct 01, 2018 on Oct 01, 2018
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