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    What tools do consultants use to manage their daily/weekly project and non-project tasks?

    project management
    Most recent answer on Jul 09, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 09, 2021) is from:
    Adi
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    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Adi
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    gave the best answer on Jul 09, 2021
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Its personal choice really, whichever is easiest for you to use and maintain. There are indeed many tools out there in addition to what the company might give you (Teams, Kanban Board, Confluence etc).  I used excel i ... (read entire answer)
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    Consulting the in the middle east

    Advisory Civil engineer management consulting project management
    Most recent answer on Feb 22, 2021
    The best answer (on Dec 26, 2020) is from:
    Ian
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    BCG | 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 Dec 26, 2020
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, I agree with the other coaches - you're really not necessarily limited just because of your engineering background. in fact, I just had a middle eastern candidate with a civil engineering background who ha ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG case prep for experienced hire - Agile Project Manager

    Actively preparing for interviews with Bain and BCG Agile project management
    Most recent answer on Dec 25, 2020
    The best answer (on Dec 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 Dec 25, 2020
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hello! I did a lot of Agile in my McK times, precisely working iwth the specialists from McK Digital Labs in Berlin -most likely, they are exactly what you are interviewing for-. Your interviews will be agile-based ... (read entire answer)
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    How to start an answer of telling a story about past projects

    behavoural fit interview Fit Interview Stories impact project management projects
    Most recent answer on Oct 20, 2020
    The best answer (on Oct 17, 2020) is from:
    Adi
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    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Adi
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    gave the best answer on Oct 17, 2020
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Hey, very good question and thanks for raising. Here's my coaching: 1. Stick to STAR approach, set the context of your story correctly and provide very specific/quantifiable details throughout. Some opening sentences ... (read entire answer)
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    Interviews for project manager role

    Big Four - Strategy Final Round MBB project management
    Most recent answer on Oct 18, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Oct 16, 2020
    Hi there, For senior positions, firms look beyond the case study and give a particular important to the fit. They will assess you on the following elements: Your fit with the firm: how similar/different are you wi ... (read entire answer)
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    Situational Analysis for handling projects

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    Most recent answer on Oct 16, 2020
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    Ian
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    BCG | 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 Oct 16, 2020
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi, I imagine this is a question/prompt you received in interviews? Here is how I would approach this Scope out the 3 projects Work remaining required Time needed to complete that work Identify prior ... (read entire answer)
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    What are the most important factors that complete the project effectively?

    business business case Business consultant business knowledge international projects project management projects strategic pmo
    Most recent answer on Oct 19, 2019
    Alex Carter asked on Oct 15, 2019
    What are the factors, that we should keep in mind to complete the project on time with the most effective results?
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    What method do you prefer to use for your Project? Choose the one,Either Agile or Waterfall Method? which one is better?

    business concepts Business consultant business knowledge Business Process Optimization (BPO) consulting project international projects project management projectleader projects
    Most recent answer on Sep 30, 2019
    The best answer (on Sep 30, 2019) is from:
    Benoît
    Preparating 1st round McKinsey interviews next week
    Benoît gave the best answer on Sep 30, 2019
    Preparating 1st round McKinsey interviews next week
    Hi Alex, Waterfall has been implemented since the 70's and is powerfull and very resilient (large projects, large # of stakeholders, traditional V cycle) Agile has been more popular in the last 5 years as easier to ... (read entire answer)
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    Personal fit question - Organization - PM

    consulting Organisationsverhalten organizational behavior personal experience interview Personal Fit Personalfit project management start-up startup working culture
    Recent activity on Dec 04, 2017
    The best answer (on Dec 04, 2017) is from:
    Francesco
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    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Dec 04, 2017
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi Anonymous, I totally agree with Odeh, in your answer the “people” part is definitely not present. You should add elements that show your people interaction (ideally leadership), in particular given the fact that as ... (read entire answer)
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    How to prepare Mckinsey Entry level project management interview?

    BCG McKinsey project management
    Recent activity on Aug 11, 2017
    Anonymous A asked on Aug 08, 2017
    The requirements asked were basic PM tools knowledge. Doesn't look like I should be preparing for case interviews becasue I think they are mainly for Consultants. I am freaking out and have no idea what to expect!
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