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McKinsey Imbellus Game Secrets by Francesco

  • Learn the exact steps to crack the 4 game scenarios
  • Discover the proven way to master the 5 skills tested in the game
  • Find out key insider tips from the candidates who passed the game

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Your Ultimate Guide for the Problem Solving Game

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This 111-page guide will:

  • Show you the perfect strategy for each of the 4 Game Scenarios
  • Explain every single part of the Game with ad-hoc pictures
  • Detail the exact steps to improve in the 5 Skills tested in the game
  • Provide you insider information from previous applicants who succeeded in the game
  • Reveal the must-know answers to the most common questions on the Imbellus
  • NEW: Offer you a ready-to-use Excel template to maximize results in Scenario 1 with a detailed tutorial
  • NEW: Give you a proven template to build the food chain in Scenario 1
  • NEW: Provide you with real examples of food chains working and not working in Scenario 1
  • NEW: Present the rules of the game for Scenario 1

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Page 2-4
  • A New Way to Assess Candidates
Overview of the Imbellus Test
Page 5-10
  • What is the Imbellus Test
  • The Last Version of the Game – the Real Scenarios Tested
  • The Skills Tested – Overview
The Origin of the Test
Page 11-14
  • How the Test Was Born
  • Why McKinsey Moved Away From the PST
  • The Evolutions of the Game
The Game Scenarios
Page 15-26
  • The Game Today – The Current Structure
  • Scenario 1: Detailed Overview
  • Scenario 2: Detailed Overview
  • Scenario 3: Detailed Overview
  • Scenario 4: Detailed Overview
The Skills Tested
Page 27-30
  • The Skills Tested – Definition
  • The Skills Tested – Example of Questions Asked
  • The Top Skill to Master
Hacking the Scenarios
Page 31-45
  • Scenario 1: How to Win the Game
  • Scenario 2: How to Win the Game
  • Scenario 3: How to Win the Game
  • Scenario 4: How to Win the Game
Mastering the Skills
Page 46-60
  • Mastering the Skills – What You Should Practice
  • Mastering the Skills – Method 1
  • Mastering the Skills – Method 2
  • Mastering the Skills – Method 3
  • Mastering the Skills – Method 4
  • Mastering the Skills – Method 5
  • Mastering Individual Skills
Learning Tests Best Practices
Page 61-63
  • Test Best Practices – The Ultimate Cheat Sheet
FAQs, Final Tips and Conclusions
Page 64-73
  • Your Path to Master the Game
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Hacking the Game – Final Tips from Previous Candidates
  • BONUS: The Consulting Industry Cheat Sheet
Appendix 1: Excel Model Tutorial for Scenario 1
Page 74-90
  • Step-by-Step Approach to Identify the Optimal Location and Relevant Species in Scenario 1
Appendix 2: Food Chain Template for Scenario 1
Page 91-93
  • Proven Food Chain Pyramid to Identify the Ideal Species in Scenario 1
Appendix 3: Rules of the Game Scenario 1
Page 94-101
  • List of Rules for Ecosystem Management in Scenario 1
Appendix 4: Food Chain Examples for Scenario 1
Page 102-109
  • Examples of Food Chains Working and Not Working for Scenario 1

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Francesco is an interview coach, former BCG consultant and tech entrepreneur. He is the #1 coach on for meetings done, where he completed more than 3.000 expert sessions.

As a coach for consulting interviews, Francesco helped hundreds of candidates to land offers from McKinsey, BCG and Bain. Since 2016, he organizes consulting bootcamps in some of the leading universities in Europe.

As a consultant, Francesco joined BCG in the Milan office, where he worked on projects in the energy, industrial goods and consumer goods sectors. After BCG, he worked in venture capital in Germany as an angel fund associate.

As an entrepreneur, Francesco founded two companies in Europe and Asia in the entertainment and EdTech sectors. He is currently leading a Singapore-based company and supporting startups as a strategic advisor.

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