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    Accenture - Strategy Consultant

    Accenture Strategy Banking Digital transformation MBB
    Most recent answer on May 11, 2021
    The best answer (on May 10, 2021) is from:
    Adi
    CoachingPlus Expert
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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 May 10, 2021
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    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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    How to approach bank transformation cases?

    Banking Digital transformation
    Most recent answer on May 04, 2021
    The best answer (on May 02, 2021) is from:
    Adi
    CoachingPlus Expert
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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 May 02, 2021
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Hi, Some pointers for you below. Also check out this thread:https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum?query=transformation&status[]=own-answers-only&tab=your&company-session-id=0&sort=most-relevan ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 04, 2021
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    Where can I find cases related to Financial services?

    Banking bankingindustry Boutique consulting firms
    Most recent answer on Apr 29, 2021
    The best answer (on Apr 29, 2021) 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 Apr 29, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, Feel free to PM you - I have a folder of financial services cases I can provide you as part of coaching. Additionally, the case library on Preplounge gives you the ability to filter on Finance-related topi ... (read entire answer)
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    on Apr 29, 2021
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    Which industry is most interesting?

    automotive Banking consulting Energy industries
    Most recent answer on Mar 17, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 05, 2021) 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 Mar 05, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, Of course, you need to decide for yourself, but here are the ones I personally find quite interesting. Automotive: EV AND AV? Hard to beat. Just love watching this space, thinking about who will pull ahead ... (read entire answer)
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    on Mar 17, 2021
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    How many employees does a bank have?

    Banking Market sizing
    Most recent answer on Dec 23, 2020
    The best answer (on Dec 22, 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 22, 2020
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, Very much need to know which bank and where. Completely changes how I approach this. However, this is a classic bottom-up approach. It's also a classic throughput set of logic (much like the common Starbuc ... (read entire answer)
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    on Dec 23, 2020
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    Internship at a bank to get a consulting full time job?

    Banking investment banking
    Most recent answer on Aug 25, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Jul 13, 2018
    Having a top-tier Bulge bracket name will definitely help your application. In my experience, a strong banking internship is actually better than a second-tier consulting internship to break into MBB. To the people th ... (read entire answer)
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    on Aug 25, 2020
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    How to transfer from banking industry to consulting at junior level?

    Banking business analyst Change Career
    Most recent answer on Jun 03, 2020
    The best answer (on May 29, 2020) is from:
    Anrian
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    Kearney Senior Manager | Ex McKinsey Engagement Manager | Interviewer & Case Coach at McKinsey (200+ Real Interviews)
    Anrian
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    gave the best answer on May 29, 2020
    Kearney Senior Manager | Ex McKinsey Engagement Manager | Interviewer & Case Coach at McKinsey (200+ Real Interviews)
    Hi Jing, I think at a glance your profile should be interesting for consulting firms. Yes, some consulting firms in Dubai have paused their hiring process for now - but I know some are still open to at least get CV an ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jun 03, 2020
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    How should I approach the following question: estimate the market size of credit cards in the U.S.?

    Banking Cases Market sizing Practice cases
    Most recent answer on May 27, 2020
    The best answer (on Apr 29, 2020) is from:
    Anton
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    Anton
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    gave the best answer on Apr 29, 2020
    FREE 1st session in November | From Lawyer to MBB | Top in FIT | 10x your structuring skills | Message to get Free Prep Checklist
    Hi, Peter! In this case you should follow demand-driven approach to market sizing. By market size I would assume value of credit card debt in the U.S. (not the number of Credit Cards issued). First of all you can st ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 27, 2020
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    How will you reduce the operational cost for a credit card company?

    bank Banking credit card investment banking
    Most recent answer on Nov 09, 2019
    The best answer (on Nov 09, 2019) is from:
    Jamie
    Former Tier 2, now MBB in Dubai. Here to chill :)
    Jamie gave the best answer on Nov 09, 2019
    Former Tier 2, now MBB in Dubai. Here to chill :)
    Hi there, Interesting question. I will address this more like a real project, which you can convert in an interview case. 1. Clarify the problem. "How will you reduce the operational cost for a credit card company ... (read entire answer)
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    on Nov 09, 2019
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    Does anyone have payments case interview questions (on mobile wallets, contactless transit, digitization)?

    1stround Banking BCG Big Four - Strategy currently preparing for MBB fintech MBB
    Most recent answer on Sep 18, 2019
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Sep 18, 2019
    Hi A, payment option is becoming increasingly important in the modern apps, since the customers expects seamless experience and integrated payment. I can provide you a real life example on how our team was asked to ... (read entire answer)
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    on Sep 18, 2019
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    Financial Services Cases

    Banking Financial Services
    Most recent answer on Jul 24, 2019
    The best answer (on Jul 24, 2019) is from:
    Vlad
    Expert
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    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Vlad
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    gave the best answer on Jul 24, 2019
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, Happy to give you FS case as a coaching practice session. Feel free to reach out Best
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    on Jul 24, 2019
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    From consulting to ibanking?

    Banking career consulting consulting industry Finance investment banking M&A switch
    Recent activity on May 29, 2018
    Anonymous gave the best answer on May 29, 2018
    From speaking to many Investment Bankers at recruiting events at Cambridge trying to convince people that IBD>Consulting: the reason they almost all gave is that in IBD, you actually do, whereas in consulting you jus ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 29, 2018
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    From J.P. Morgan Chase CIB to consulting ?

    BANE Banking BCG investment banking MBB McKinsey
    Recent activity on Feb 07, 2018
    The best answer (on Feb 07, 2018) is from:
    Andrea
    Expert
    Content Creator
    Former BCG Principal and decision round interviewer
    Andrea
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    gave the best answer on Feb 07, 2018
    Former BCG Principal and decision round interviewer
    Doable. Lots of stigma because is really hard to justify switch from one to the other for someone's own volition. Hours are slightly better but not life changing and travel can nullify that benefit, in US compensation - ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 07, 2018
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    I'm a law grad with ~10 years of banking experience in HK. How likely MBB want a person with profile like me?

    Banking JD law grad MBB
    Recent activity on Jun 07, 2017
    The best answer (on Jun 07, 2017) is from:
    Guennael
    Expert
    Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews
    Guennael
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Jun 07, 2017
    Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews
    MBB is always trying to get new profiles. MBAs are a dime a dozen, whereas there are comparatively few JDs, MDs... Just based off the limited information you provide here, I would expect top consultancies to be inter ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jun 07, 2017
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    Strategy Departement of Top Tier Bank vs MBB vs Tier 2 Consulting?

    Banking MBB Top tier
    Recent activity on Apr 11, 2017
    The best answer (on Apr 10, 2017) is from:
    Francesco
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    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Apr 10, 2017
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi Anonymous, the job is likely to be pretty different, as you are comparing in-house vs general strategy consulting, and as a consequence also the career progression. As reported in a previous post, the differences b ... (read entire answer)
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    on Apr 11, 2017
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