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    Does anyone have any perspective or experience with Propeller?

    boutique boutique firms Boutiques
    Most recent answer on Apr 29, 2021
    Anonymous A asked on May 27, 2017
    <p>I applied to a change management position there based on the general info I have read online, but was wondering if any has some more insight into this firm.</p>
    I applied to a change management position there based on the general info I have read online, but was wondering if any has some more insight into this firm.
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    From good strategy boutique to MBB

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    Most recent answer on Apr 16, 2021
    <p>Hi community, </p> <p>someone knows how / if it works to switch from a high-end strategy boutique which competes directly with MBB to MBB? Has anyone done that? Which level would be the best to start from? </p> <p>Thanks!</p>
    Hey there, Yes, it is definitely possible. 1. Your profile would become interesting after more than 2 years of tenure with the boutique firm 2. Make sure to start networking with MBB well in advance 3. Tailor yo ... (read entire answer)
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    Are Value Partners and Analysys Mason doing ok?

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    Most recent answer on Feb 01, 2021
    Anonymous A asked on Sep 17, 2020
    <p>Are Value Partners and Analysys Mason doing ok?</p> <p>Talking about Dubai/HK and Singapore/Dubai/London office respectively.</p>
    Are Value Partners and Analysys Mason doing ok? Talking about Dubai/HK and Singapore/Dubai/London office respectively.
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    Boutique to tier 2 after 1-2 years?

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    Most recent answer on Jan 04, 2021
    <p>I started earlier this year at a boutique firm after graduating and am aligned to education, given my background. Last year I had hoped to get into LEK or OW, but sadly was not invited to interview, even with referrals. I still want to try for them again but am unsure of how to best prepare myself leading up to application (should I focus on certain project types, re-network with original references or start over new?, how many projects should I complete before reapplying?, etc.) and how to best position myself as an "experienced" hire as opposed to campus hire. </p> <p>I'm also slightly worried about the industry focus I've been put into, as I'm hoping to get broader experience and don't know if it'll be an obstacle to getting into a generalist role. </p>
    Hello! Sorry to hear about that. Try to follow up with your referrers to understand what happened there (maybe there were just not hiring, this has been a very very bizarre year). In any case, you have 2 main works ... (read entire answer)
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    Top-strategy boutique to MBB or Exit ?

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    Most recent answer on Sep 01, 2020
    <p>Hello,</p> <p>I am reaching a certain tenure at a top-strategy boutique in Europe. I was lucky enough to do all sort of projects (strategy, ops, implementation, etc.) yet "pure strategy works" (growth &amp; due diligence) are 90% of my expertise. I am considering an exit move in the upcoming months. I am tempted to join a MBB, but afraid I would be disapointed in the type of strategy work they do. Would anyone, who went from a top strategy boutique (such as CVA, Estin, Mars&amp;CO, etc.) to MBB, could help me see clearer what type of strategy work is available at Mck/BCG? I would like to be sure I can progress / learn within their strategy practice.</p> <p>Thank you everyone for a great website/Q&amp;A section!</p>
    Hello! I honestly don´t think you would be disappointed since: Scopes will be bigger Impact also will be higher The tenure of people with whom you will be working in the client side will be C levels Hence, ... (read entire answer)
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    The most prestigious boutique consulting firms

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    Most recent answer on Jul 23, 2020
    <p>What are the most prestigious boutique consulting firms out there?</p> <p>thank you in advance!</p>
    Hi there, While adding the caveat that this is very geography AND industry-specific, here are some well-respected rankings below. Essentially anything that's not Big 3 (McKinsey, Bain, BCG) or Big 4 (Deloitte, EY, A ... (read entire answer)
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    Office culture in ME offices?

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    Most recent answer on Jul 13, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Jul 11, 2020
    <p>What is the office culture like in the top consulting firms in the Middle East? I have heard they are quite variable. I would love to know about MBB, tier 2 (OW, Kearney etc), and boutique consulting firms (Frost &amp;Sullivan, Alvarez &amp; Marsal etc).<br> <br> Thank you and hope you all are well!</p>
    Dear A, It's difficult to describe in details the culture of each company in just one post. I think every company's culture description would require a separate post here on PL. But let's try: BCG - has the biggest of ... (read entire answer)
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    Tier 2 or Boutique by EX-MBB

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    Most recent answer on Apr 30, 2020
    <p>Hey guys,</p> <p>I just got one offer from a Tier 2 strategy firm offer and also another offer from a small corporate strategy/investment strategy boutique (global 60 people, in Africa, America and Europe) just found several years ago by some ex-MBB consultants (principles, managers, no partner-level ex-MBB). </p> <p>The boutique looks quite interesting and I would seem to be able to have a lot of exposure to the partners, but I am not sure about the exit and the general career development in the future.</p> <p>What would you guys suggest me on this?</p> <p>Very appreciate for the experts' response! Thank you so much!</p>
    Hello, It strongly depends on your plans. If you want to leverage your consulting experience to have excellent exit strategies, I would go for the tier-2 company. If you could like to invest many years in that specif ... (read entire answer)
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    2nd Tier/Boutique Firms and In-House in Germany

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    Most recent answer on Oct 30, 2019
    <p>Hi All! I am aiming for MBB in Germany but know I need to apply to a wider selection of firms. </p> <p>Can anyone recommend good 2nd tier or boutique firms in Germany? Preferably ones which do some international projects. While I’d like to work for a consulting firm, I’m also looking to apply to In-House consulting departments as well to keep my options open. Any suggestions? Open to all locations in Germany.</p> <p>The main ones I know:</p> <p>Accenture, Oliver Wymann, Roland Burger, AT Kearney, CapGemini</p> <p>Siemen’s, DHL, Bayer </p> <p>Thank you! </p>
    Hi Anonymous, I would consider Strategy& and Monitor Deloitte. There are also several other international companies you may add to the list like ADL, Parthenon-EY and Simon-Kucher, although they are not usually co ... (read entire answer)
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    What's the difference in consulting experience between MBB+ (S&, OW etc) and prestigious boutiques?

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    Recent activity on Jun 02, 2019
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Jun 03, 2019
    Hi, Generally, the experience differs for every consultant, of course. However, having worked for both a boutique and an MBB+ I believe the following (non-exhaustive) list provides a first overview to address your que ... (read entire answer)
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    MBB/2nd Tier/Boutique/In-house?

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    Recent activity on Oct 04, 2018
    <p>Hi! I'll soon begin applying to consulting firms (currently networking and learning more). I've been doing a lot of research and I know the factual differences between MBB/2nd Tier/Boutique/In-house firms (I'm applying in Germany-my German skills are good, but not yet client-ready/polished), however I'd like to ask if anyone had any thoughts on the benefits of working for a boutique or in-house consultancy, as those are the two I'm least familiar with. </p> <p>I am aiming for MBB but I don't plan to put all my eggs in one basket so I'd like to look at other options -- I would also like to possibly get in some interview practice at the firms I'm less interested in before interviewing with MBB, so of course it would be benefical to know some of the positives of working in these other environments.</p> <p>I'm only looking into firms/boutiques/in-house which have an international presence, even if it's a small one. Thanks to anyone who has any thoughts on this topic :) </p>
    Hi Anonymous, there are several differences between traditional strategy consulting such as MBB or second tiers and in-house firms. The main ones are: Industry/Projects/Client Focus - In in-house consulting you wi ... (read entire answer)
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    Anyone know Gingko Management Consulting?

    application process boutique boutique firms europe German germany management consulting
    Recent activity on Oct 01, 2018
    Anonymous B gave the best answer on Oct 01, 2018
    <p>Has anyone heard of Gingko Management Consulting? It's a small boutique firm out of Hamburg with offices in Stuttgart, Zurich, Shanghai and Singapore. </p>
    Have worked with them before (as their client) on a Global C-Level project in one of the most well-known German companies. Very good company with really strong talent, highly trusted by the senior management executives. ... (read entire answer)
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    Feeling stuck on consulting prep - 100% focus on prep OR work at strategy boutique simultaneously while preparing?

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    Recent activity on Sep 02, 2018
    <p>Previously I was apply for entry positions in tier 2 and big 4 consulting, &amp; received couple of invitations to tests from OW, OC&amp;C, IBM, Deloitte Switzerland, boutiques &amp; some others.</p> <p>Should I regard these invitations as a sign that there is a chance for me to get a job offer if I pass the tests, case interviews &amp; fit? I believe the answer is yes.</p> <p>My <strong>main target</strong> is to get into Oliver Wyman or other tier 2 consultancies.</p> <p>I am preparing simultaneously for all of the parts, while numerical test will be the first. However now I feel stuck &amp; indecisive on couple of issues.</p> <p>1. I feel like I spend too much time on preparing. I'm doing it already for couple of months and there is a progress, but i do not receive feedback on my progress so the process is not interactive. I might use a coach or mentor?</p> <p>2. I am unemployed after graduating with MSc &amp; worried that i'm not gaining experience while solely preparing for interviews, while I might not even get the offers.</p> <p>3. I feel like I have good chances to get employed in a strategy boutique owned by ex-mckinsey associate.</p> <p><strong>The main question is: </strong></p> <p><strong>Would getting into strategy boutique be useful for consulting prep &amp; getting into OW or other tier 2 consultantcies OR it will impede my consulting prep &amp; I rather focus 100% on preparation?</strong></p> <p>Thank you in advance</p>
    Hi Anonymous, why would you prefer to apply later for OW/second tier compared to boutique? As Vlad said, it would make sense to apply for all the companies (maybe giving a slight edge to boutique first as a test), so ... (read entire answer)
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    What is the difference between global management consulting firms and boutique consulting firms?

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    Recent activity on Jul 14, 2018
    <p>In terms of</p> <ul> <li>type of work &amp; projects</li> <li>travel</li> <li>culture</li> <li>salary</li> <li>exit options...?</li> </ul>
    Hi, There is a number of differences: Salaries - Lower or similar salary on a post-MBA level but lower partner salary (although might be more tiers for partners) Career progression may be slower (at least compa ... (read entire answer)
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    How to become top performer at MBB/Strategy Consulting firm

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    Recent activity on Mar 29, 2018
    <p>Hi All,</p> <p>I will pose a - maybe - unusual question. </p> <p>How do you become a top performer at MBB/strategy consulting firm.</p> <p>Let's leave aside a person's initial skills / knowledge, and let's use the case example of a junior hired.</p> <p>I am not looking for a golden rule but for some tips, especially for extra activities that I can implement while being still junior to improve my performance in a MBB.</p> <p>Stuff that pops to my mind and could help is: reading business magazines to improve the business sense, developing statistics knowledge to improve analytical skills…</p> <p>For those who have worked at an MBB/strategy consulting firm, any top tips / lessons learned improve the overall performance?</p>
    Hi, The most important thing you need to understand is that consulting is a client business and client is always first. Here is my subjective view of what's needed to succeed on different levels of hierarchy. Pls take ... (read entire answer)
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    Boutique Consulting Firms in Dubai

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    Recent activity on May 13, 2017
    Anonymous gave the best answer on May 13, 2017
    <p>Hi everyone,</p> <p>From my research (i.e. consulting magazine), most of the boutique consulting firms are located in US with offices in Europe, China etc. but hardly any office in Dubai. As I would like to expand my application options, I would be grateful if anyone could help with suggestion for boutique consulting firms in Dubai.</p> <p>Thank you.</p>
    Look at Partners in Performance that has the small, but growing practice in Dubai: pipint.com
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    Boutique consultancies in the field of shared value, intersection of business and society

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    Recent activity on Sep 26, 2016
    <p>Hi everybody,</p> <p>I am currently in the process for some top tier and tier 2 consultancies, but i was wondering what specialised consultancies are active in the field of shared value (i know this sounds a bit generic). To be clear, i do not mean non-profits and not necessarily CSR, but firms that generally focus on not only the financial perspective, but also societal dimension and emphasise the synergies between the two.</p> <p>One example i know is Manadalah, http://www.mandalah.com/.</p> <p>I am wondering whether there are more firms with a similar focus? - Find that field quite fascinating and sometimes wonder whether an edgy, boutique firm would be more exciting in that sense in comparison to the classic MBB.</p> <p>Also related to that, does anybody of you have expertise on how pro-bono projects at the Top3 are organised?</p> <p>Many thanks in advance</p> <p>Pat</p>
    Hi everybody, I am currently in the process for some top tier and tier 2 consultancies, but i was wondering what specialised consultancies are active in the field of shared value (i know this sounds a bit generic). To ... (read entire question)
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    Boutique vs strategy shops

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    Recent activity on Sep 14, 2016
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Sep 14, 2016
    <p>Hello there,</p> <p>What is it like to work for a boutique consulting firm and how is it different from working with a smaller generalist strategy shop? </p>
    Hi there, thanks for the appreciation. So one example of a firm that really knows their stuff in a particular field is Horváth & Partners. I used to work for them and still know a lot of people there. They are a ... (read entire answer)
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