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CCC's Best Case Solving Books

CCC's Best Case Solving Books

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Want to be the best to solve business cases? Look no further, we will guide you all the way.


Case Interview Secrets

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2012 | Victor Cheng

In Case Interview Secrets, you'll discover step-by-step instructions on how to dominate what many consider to be the most complex, most difficult, and most intimidating corporate job interview in the world--the infamous case interview. Victor Cheng, a former McKinsey management consultant, reveals his proven, insider's method for acing the case interview. Having personally secured job offers from McKinsey, Bain & Company, Monitor, L.E.K, Oliver Wyman, and A.T. Kearney, he has also been a McKinsey case interviewer--providing you with a hands-on, real-world perspective on what it really takes to land job offers. Cheng's protégées work in all the major strategy management consulting firms, including McKinsey, The Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Company, Monitor Company, A.T. Kearny, Oliver Wyman, L.E.K, Roland Berger, Accenture, and Deloitte, as well as in the strategic planning departments of numerous Fortune 500 companies. Whether you're an undergraduate, MBA, PhD, or experienced-hire applicant candidate, you'll discover: * What case interviewers really say about you behind closed doors but wouldn't dare tell you--until now * The subtle yet specific performance differences that separate those who get management consulting offers from those who don't * The 10 biggest mistakes candidates make in case interviews (and how to avoid them) * The 3 specific things interviewers expect in the first 5 minutes of a case that often decide the outcome on the spot * An insider's take on what interviewers really look for and why--and how to give them what they want Praise for Victor Cheng and Case Interview Secrets "With Victor's help, I went from not knowing anything about consulting to securing offers from McKinsey and BCG." --Mihnea Munteanu, University of Michigan "I received six offers--from McKinsey, BCG, Booz, Deloitte, A.T. Kearney, and Marakon. Everything Victor said was right!" --Michael Yang, Northwestern University "Despite having a liberal arts degree from a state school, I landed a dream job with L.E.K. Consulting. Thanks, Victor." --Jackson Boyar, Indiana University "Victor has put me in a very difficult position--now I have to decide between offers from two of the top three consultancies!" --Christopher Perez, The Wharton School "In my first attempt to break into consulting, I failed every one of my interviews with McKinsey, Bain, BCG, Oliver Wyman, Monitor, Booz and probably a few others. On my second attempt two years later, I followed everything Victor Cheng suggested and took advantage of every resource he provided ... and received an offer from McKinsey!" --Daniel Suo, Business Analyst (Offer Recipient), McKinsey, Stamford "Without Victor's help, I never would have gotten an offer from BCG. What he teaches really makes the difference between getting an offer and not." --Puttipath Tasnavites, Boston Consulting Group, Thailand "After following Victor's guidance, I had a complete breakthrough in my case interview performance and got an offer from Monitor." --Marine Serres, Monitor & Company "As a PhD candidate in engineering, I had an academic background that left me completely unprepared for the case interview process. That's when I found Victor Cheng and ended up getting my dream job. Thank you, Victor!" --Zach Jacobson, McKinsey, New York About the Author As a former McKinsey consultant, résumé screener, and case interviewer, Victor Cheng mentors thousands of aspiring consultants via his articles and video tutorials at As a candidate, he passed 60 cases and received job offers from McKinsey, Bain, Monitor, LEK, AT Kearney, and Oliver Wyman. At McKinsey, he was rated in the top 10 percent of consultants worldwide in his cohort. Today he advises Inc. 500 CEOs.


The Management Consultant

2010 | Richard Newton

?The secret for success in attracting, winning, retaining and growing client business ? whether working as an independent or for a firm.? Mike Lander, CEO, Consulting Strategies Ltd ?Richard knows what clients value and provides clear, practical and experienced guidance on how to become and more importantly, be recognised and selected as the best.? Mike Lander, CEO, Consulting Strategies Ltd WHAT DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO BE A SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT? The secret of being a successful management consultant is to focus on the genuine needs of the client. As a consultant, you must develop the skills that enable you to understand these needs, deliver real value to your clients and help them get the results they want. The Management Consultantis your ultimate guide to success as an expert professional consultant. It reveals the skills and attributes that make great consultants and shows you how to develop these to provide genuine client centric consulting. Whether you?re already working as a consultant, starting out on your own, or just considering the profession - this book is essential reading. It will also help those who train, employ or work with consultants regularly. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW, DO AND DELIVER TO BE A GREAT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT Learn the answers to the critical questions you need ask to be a top management consultant such as: - How should you identify and define the services you will offer? - Why do clients buy consultancy and what are they looking for? - How can you bring maximum value to the client?s organisation? - How do you engage clients and win work? - How can you deliver results that will be sustainable for your client? - How do you establish long-term relationships that bring you repeat business with clients? - When should you say ?no? to a consulting engagement? - How do you navigate your way through potential ethical dilemmas that face consultants? DISCOVER THE CLIENT-CENTRIC APPROACH TO SUCCESSFUL CONSULTING

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