Practice Case Questions

(Source: Flickr) If you want to practice case questions, I highly recommend Marc Cosentino’s book Case in Point. You can also access sample case questions from various consulting clubs here, and from the following consulting firm websites: McKinsey & Company; Bain & Company; Oliver Wyman; Deloitte; A.T. Kearney; Accenture; and L.E.K. Consulting. [For more information on consulting …

Purpose of the Consulting Case Question

(Source: Flickr) The business case question is the cornerstone of the consulting interview, and consulting firms use it to assess a candidate for a number of qualities: Structured thinking; Numerical ability; Communication skills; Comfort with ambiguity; Speed of thought; Knowledge of key business concepts; Enthusiasm for consulting; Calm resolve under pressure; and Ability to represent …