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Inside a McKinsey Electricity Strategy Engagement

A McKinsey engagement in South Africa to develop a procurement strategy for Eskom to build 10 new power stations and secure $3.5B in initial funding.

A McKinsey engagement in South Africa to develop a procurement strategy for Eskom to build 10 new po

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Corporate Strategy Development

Corporate Strategy Development What is a corporate strategy? Is corporate strategy different from th

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What a Strategy Workshop Will Not Give You at the End

What a Strategy Workshop Will Not Give You at the End In today’s article I want to cover what

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Internal Strategy Units Rarely Create Strategy Consultants

Internal strategy units at banks tend to be attractive alternatives to McKinsey and BCG. This article argues they are not and the accompanying podcast discusses the practical problems a typical analys

Internal strategy units at banks tend to be attractive alternatives to McKinsey and BCG. This articl

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Differences between Strategy, Operations & Implementation

This article explains the differences between strategy, operations and implementation consulting, and which firms are good at which type of consulting.

This article explains the differences between strategy, operations and implementation consulting, an

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Client Testimonials

Experienced hire strategy for McKinsey London

Experienced hire discusses his preparation strategy for McKinsey London

Client Testimonials

Experienced hire discusses his preparation strategy for McKinsey London

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Consulting Sales: How Should You Develop Your Strategy?

Consulting Sales: How Should You Develop Your Strategy? Welcome to the next episode of our manageme

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Best Business Books Like Blue Ocean Strategy

Best Business Books Like Blue Ocean Strategy Looking for the best business books like Blue Ocean Str

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Client Testimonials

MBA on a very counter-intuitive BCG strategy

Richard Ivey MBA on a very counter-intuitive BCG strategy

Client Testimonials

Richard Ivey MBA on a very counter-intuitive BCG strategy

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Titans of Strategy

Management Consulting

McKinsey BTO vs. McKinsey Strategy

In this article we look at key insights related to joining McKinsey BTO which are often overlooked by applicants.

Management Consulting

In this article we look at key insights related to joining McKinsey BTO which are often overlooked b

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Starting a strategy consulting firm (ex-McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Deloitte, etc.)

Starting a strategy consulting firm (ex-McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Deloitte, etc.) Hi everyone and welcome

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25 best strategy books to help you excel at business strategy

25 Best Strategy Books to Help You Excel at Business Strategy This is a curated list of the best str

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Management Consulting

Networking with Strategy& Partners

An ex-McKinsey associate interested in returning to McKinsey networks with Strategy& partners.

Management Consulting

An ex-McKinsey associate interested in returning to McKinsey networks with Strategy& partners.

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Kevin P. Coyne teaches Competitive Strategy

Kevin P. Coyne teaches Competitive Strategy Kevin P. Coyne, ex-McKinsey partner & Worldwide Strategy Practice Co-Leader, will reveal the unique approach he used to develop the competitive strategi

Kevin P. Coyne teaches Competitive Strategy Kevin P. Coyne, ex-McKinsey partner & Worldwide Stra

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Why Roland Berger is the Strategy Firm to Watch

Why Roland Berger is the Strategy Firm to Watch Imagine you are the CEO of a major global consulting firm with some unique challenges defining your tenure. You were elected CEO a mere 3 months ago as

Why Roland Berger is the Strategy Firm to Watch Imagine you are the CEO of a major global consulting

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Strategy Training

We have numerous strategy studies on our website, both the video explanations and the editable slides. This is an overview of one such study. We teach from first-principles only. While you will see fr

We have numerous strategy studies on our website, both the video explanations and the editable slide

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Implementation of an Operations Strategy

Implementation of an Operations Strategy Work with an implementation team helping one of the world’s most profitable and largest aluminium smelters improve profits and production by implementing a n

Implementation of an Operations Strategy Work with an implementation team helping one of the world

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Big Data & Machine Learning Strategy Study

Big Data & Machine Learning Strategy Study We help an energy giant develop the national disease management strategy for one particularly costly and burdensome disease. To learn more about this stu

Big Data & Machine Learning Strategy Study We help an energy giant develop the national disease

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Digital & IT Strategy Study

Digital & IT Strategy Study A corporate strategy and digital team helps a major national insurance company determine how to change their business model as customers demand real time premium adjust

Digital & IT Strategy Study A corporate strategy and digital team helps a major national insuran

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Strategy Studies

Can a functional partner lead the strategy workshop over a sector partner?

In this article we will address the question whether a functional partner should lead a strategy workshop over a sector partner.

In this article we will address the question whether a functional partner should lead a strategy wor

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Digital Strategy: what is it

Digital strategy today means moving from B2B to B2C. It is not, and neither is it about building apps. This is a way to think about digital strategy.

Digital strategy today means moving from B2B to B2C. It is not, and neither is it about building app

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Coaching Strategy

We use 7 techniques to train participants.   Solving cases from first-principles, demonstrated competency and ethics   1 – Candidates are exposed to the three core principals at the he

We use 7 techniques to train participants.   Solving cases from first-principles, demonstrated

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How to Sell Multi-Million Dollar Strategy/Innovation Engagements

How to Sell Multi-Million Dollar Strategy/Innovation Engagements In three years we help Andrew achieve $30MM in revenue and become an equity partner in the innovation consulting practice. This program

How to Sell Multi-Million Dollar Strategy/Innovation Engagements In three years we help Andrew achie

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Why Value Chain Analysis is at the Core of Strategy Consulting

Strategy is an integrated set of activities to help companies achieve a sustainable competitive advantage and value chain analysis is a tool to help companies determine such set of activities.

Strategy is an integrated set of activities to help companies achieve a sustainable competitive adva

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Business Unit Strategy: Core & Critical

Business unit strategy within broader corporate strategy study is about first understanding which business units stay and which go, and only then about developing business unit strategy for individual

Business unit strategy within broader corporate strategy study is about first understanding which bu

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Corporate Strategy and Transformation Study: Exclusive Preview

Corporate Strategy and Transformation Study Training: Exclusive Preview Restructuring a significant national power utility to begin building power stations and prevent rolling blackouts. This 60 minut

Corporate Strategy and Transformation Study Training: Exclusive Preview Restructuring a significant

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Mission to Mars R&D Strategy Study

Mission to Mars R&D Strategy Study Restructuring a national space agency to chase the significant goal of building a manned colony on the Red planet. This will be one of the most exciting studies

Mission to Mars R&D Strategy Study Restructuring a national space agency to chase the significan

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How you make corporate strategy choices

You, the Average Western Reader, Directly Determined the Power Sector Strategy Study Priorities This article explains how seemingly caring and liberal readers in the West indirectly, but clearly, driv

You, the Average Western Reader, Directly Determined the Power Sector Strategy Study Priorities This

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Intern On A Corporate Strategy Study?

Apply to join Phase 2 of this study: developing the detailed strategy and implementation plan for a corporate strategy study.

Apply to join Phase 2 of this study: developing the detailed strategy and implementation plan for a

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Corporate Level Strategy vs. Other Strategy Work

Corporate Level Strategy vs. Other Strategy Work What makes corporate level strategy different from any other strategy work? In this series of articles we discuss the approach used to help a major po

Corporate Level Strategy vs. Other Strategy Work What makes corporate level strategy different from

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What Makes Strategy Consulting Training Effective

What Makes Strategy Consulting Training Effective Developing a new strategy consulting training program for the boutique firm. This series of articles teaches how consultants can apply best practic

What Makes Strategy Consulting Training Effective Developing a new strategy consulting training pr

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15 McKinsey, Strategy

Session 15: Complex Profitability Cases Samantha should now be able to handle any estimation or brainstorming case we throw at her. Moreover, by focusing on her technique and not her speed, she should

Session 15: Complex Profitability Cases Samantha should now be able to handle any estimation or brai

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19 McKinsey, Strategy

Session 19: Random Full Case & Random Drills Candidates should now be in the interview process and/or practicing with colleagues. The candidate needs to be become skilled at applying the case tech

Session 19: Random Full Case & Random Drills Candidates should now be in the interview process a

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20 McKinsey, Econ. Strategy

Session 20: Energy, Conciseness, Brainstorming, Communication & Objective Functions The five areas highlighted listed above are the most important areas the remaining candidates need to focus on.

Session 20: Energy, Conciseness, Brainstorming, Communication & Objective Functions The five are

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21 McKinsey, Corp. Strategy

Session 21: Development Areas, Regional-focus, Strategy & Partner-style cases The training wheels are now off and the dynamic of the relationship should have changed. The final two candidates are

Session 21: Development Areas, Regional-focus, Strategy & Partner-style cases The training wheel

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Corporate Strategy Engagement

Corporate Strategy Engagement Helping a major power utility develop a new corporate strategy to meet surging demand and manage rising blackouts. In this series of articles we discuss the approach used

Corporate Strategy Engagement Helping a major power utility develop a new corporate strategy to meet

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Corporate Strategy & BU Strategy Transformation Study

Storyboard Development in Strategy Engagements

What is a storyboard, where it fits within a strategy engagement and why the elite strategy firms develop a storyboard at the early stages of a study.

What is a storyboard, where it fits within a strategy engagement and why the elite strategy firms de

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Strategy and Problem Solving Skills

Victoria shares her experiences using The Consulting Offer to learn about strategy and problem solving skills, both for her work and to interview at consulting firms.

Victoria shares her experiences using The Consulting Offer to learn about strategy and problem solvi

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LAB Retail Banking Market Entry Strategy – update

Our most frequent emails are about the LAB Retail Banking Market Entry Strategy material. This update will answer the questions you have.

Our most frequent emails are about the LAB Retail Banking Market Entry Strategy material. This updat

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Broadcaster management: new media strategy is needed

Broadcaster Management: New Media Strategy is Needed Summary: If you work for a state broadcaster yo

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1st Financial Services Strategy Study via Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing America's Renewal: Would you like to take part in a real, and live, financial services strategy study and contribute to renewing America as the world's greatest nation?

Crowdsourcing America's Renewal: Would you like to take part in a real, and live, financial services

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IT Strategy vs. Corporate Strategy: Microsoft

Developing an IT strategy is different from developing a corporate strategy for a technology company. They require very different skills.

Developing an IT strategy is different from developing a corporate strategy for a technology company

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Chief Strategy Officer: Promotion or Demotion?

Becoming chief strategy officer in a company can be a demotion. There are unique times when it is a promotion.

Becoming chief strategy officer in a company can be a demotion. There are unique times when it is a

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Corporate Strategy for Power Utility

Developing a corporate strategy is different from developing a business unit strategy. This piece looks at an elegant way to help CEOs understand their choices.

Developing a corporate strategy is different from developing a business unit strategy. This piece lo

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Energy Strategy Study Proposal Win

The very first proposal I completely owned, for an energy strategy study, led to us winning the privilege to serve the client.

The very first proposal I completely owned, for an energy strategy study, led to us winning the priv

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Capgemini’s Strategy Practice

Capgemini was considered a major strategy house - Howard, a former Capgemini manager based in London and Johannesburg, discusses the earlier times.

Capgemini was considered a major strategy house - Howard, a former Capgemini manager based in London

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Corporate Finance Strategy Study

This detailed article discusses a corporate finance strategy study for a transportation client embarking on a multi-billion dollar project.

This detailed article discusses a corporate finance strategy study for a transportation client embar

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Deloitte IT Strategy & McKinsey BTO

An IT strategy study is discussed in detailed and this is used to discuss the numerous significant differences between Deloitte IT and McKinsey BTO.

An IT strategy study is discussed in detailed and this is used to discuss the numerous significant d

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