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    Structuring good frameworks is my weakness, what steps can I take to tackle that?

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    Most recent answer on Aug 06, 2021
    The best answer (on Aug 05, 2021) is from:
    Florian
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    gave the best answer on Aug 05, 2021
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    Hey there,I can answer from a McKinsey perspective. At the core, McKinsey wants to see creative ideas communicated in a structured manner, the more exhaustive the better. Your goal should be to come up with a tailored a ... (read entire answer)
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    Time to structure vague/creative cases MBB

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    Most recent answer on Jul 17, 2021
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    Florian
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    gave the best answer on Jul 17, 2021
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    Hey there, The 'creativity' or out-of-the-box level of the case has no impact on the timing to structure or communicate. It should still be done within the same time frame as any other business question. There is on ... (read entire answer)
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    How would you structure this Baby formula case?

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    Most recent answer on Jun 30, 2021
    Anonymous A asked on Jun 22, 2021
    Hello everyone! I would like to know everyone opinion on this case structuring, based on the case Baby Formula, which says: Problem Definition Our client is a producer & distributor of baby formula. They sell ... (read entire question)
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    Do you structure the case in buckets or in 'questions'?

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    Most recent answer on Apr 02, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 31, 2021) is from:
    Franco
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    Franco
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    gave the best answer on Mar 31, 2021
    Ex BCG Principal | INSEAD | 10 yrs in consulting | Interviewed >200 Career Switchers, MBAs, Undergrads in Europe and USA
    First of all congrats on passing the first rounds on more than one MBB! I guess this doesn't happen by chance so I would suggest keeping on doing what you have done so far, including the way you structure your cases. ... (read entire answer)
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    Building industry knowledge to solve cases

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    Most recent answer on Feb 22, 2021
    The best answer (on Dec 30, 2020) is from:
    Ian
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    gave the best answer on Dec 30, 2020
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    Hi there, You're 100% right...this knowledge seriously helps with taking your casing to the next level.. I have a template, so feel free to reach out if interested! Some key tips: List all the major indust ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 22, 2021
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    Time allowed to draft initial structure & scoring by interviewers

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    Most recent answer on Nov 29, 2020
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    gave the best answer on Feb 26, 2020
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    3-4 minutes is definitely too long. Ideally, you don't need to write down the 3-4 levels deep. Better, be able to talk to (and think about) the deeper level when/where needed. The essence of a case is being able to ta ... (read entire answer)
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    Feeling stuck at Case Practice

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    Most recent answer on Oct 26, 2020
    The best answer (on Oct 20, 2020) is from:
    Adi
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    gave the best answer on Oct 20, 2020
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Hi there, Two tips : 1. Practice, practice, and just dont give up. Give yourself time & celebrate little successes. Take a break for couple of days here and there and do something fun/creative to unclock the tra ... (read entire answer)
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    Case Structuring: Broad (All Angles) vs Specific (Targeted)

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    Most recent answer on Jun 03, 2020
    The best answer (on Jun 02, 2020) is from:
    Sidi
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    gave the best answer on Jun 02, 2020
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    Hi Anonymous! I believe the first structure is a better starting point. However, it still needs significant improvement. Structuring a case does not primarily mean to explain the interviewer WHAT you want to look i ... (read entire answer)
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    Which framework for a risk management case?

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    Most recent answer on May 27, 2020
    The best answer (on May 24, 2020) is from:
    Anton
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    gave the best answer on May 24, 2020
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    Hi, I have worked for 5 years in the financial services management consulting(incl. risk management). I would suggest the standard risk management framework: EAD x PD x LGD = Expected Loss EAD is the predicted a ... (read entire answer)
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    I am preparing for an interview at McKinsey

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    Most recent answer on May 04, 2020
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    gave the best answer on May 04, 2020
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    Hi, This is a very typical case, which could be solved via table structure. Let’s say you know, that your client sells 1000 cups of coffee for takeaway at the price of 1 GBP each. And there are 4 market segments (by ... (read entire answer)
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    Confused on Structuring a Case

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    Most recent answer on Mar 01, 2020
    The best answer (on Feb 12, 2020) is from:
    Sidi
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    McKinsey Senior EM & BCG Consultant | Interviewer at McK & BCG for 7 years | Coached 300+ candidates secure MBB offers
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    gave the best answer on Feb 12, 2020
    McKinsey Senior EM & BCG Consultant | Interviewer at McK & BCG for 7 years | Coached 300+ candidates secure MBB offers
    Hi, I believe it is a very common misconception among candidates that they need to explicitly state a hypothesis before laying out their structure. But a much better advice is the following: Delay the explicit state ... (read entire answer)
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    Issue Tree Structuring

    Case Structuring hypothesis issue tree structuring
    Most recent answer on Nov 17, 2019
    Anonymous A gave the best answer on Nov 14, 2019
    I would structure the issue tree more as a logic/criteria that has to be met for the decision to make sense, rather than buckets of data to look into. IE: decision is sensible if 1) economics are viable, 2) capapbily ... (read entire answer)
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    How about starting the case structuring with key questions before structuring the key buckets areas to look at?

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    Most recent answer on Aug 12, 2019
    The best answer (on Aug 12, 2019) is from:
    Sidi
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    Sidi
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    gave the best answer on Aug 12, 2019
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    Hi, I believe you have a problem in your thinking. It starts with understanding the purpose of a structure: structuring a case does NOT mean to tell the interviewer what you're going to look at! This is not a structur ... (read entire answer)
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    How to layout visually the entire initial structure to a case

    Case Structuring
    Recent activity on Mar 26, 2019
    The best answer (on Mar 26, 2019) is from:
    Sidi
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    McKinsey Senior EM & BCG Consultant | Interviewer at McK & BCG for 7 years | Coached 300+ candidates secure MBB offers
    Sidi
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    gave the best answer on Mar 26, 2019
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    You need to oncentrate on the LOGIC, not on the qualitative bullet points that sit below the branches. So make sure to include: The core Question The criterion to answer the question (most likely an equation or ... (read entire answer)
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