• Summary

  • When we asked Fortune 1000 managers what skill differentiated a top performer, "a focus on what is important" was the #1 answer. The ability to identify what is most important separates strategists from analysts. Welcome to Strategy Simplified - we slice through business jargon to get to the simple heart of business strategy. Hosted by the senior leadership team of Management Consulted - ex-Bain consultant and successful tech entrepreneur Jenny Rae Le Roux, MC COO Namaan Mian, and ex-McKinsey Engagement Manager Stephanie Knight - Strategy Simplified uses case studies and conversations to apply business strategy concepts. What does Disney's cost structure tell us about Disney+? Can Uber ever be profitable? What does an iced coffee company have to do with U.S. car manufacturers? Enter the world of Strategy Simplified and find out.
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Episodes
  • May 27 2022

    Farouk is an International Medical Graduate from Lebanon who leveraged his MD into an internship with EY-Parthenon. Listen to catch his story of how he made the transition from medicine > consulting, including:

    • Why he decided to switch careers (3:25)
    • With multiple offers in hand, why EY-Parthenon? (6:08)
    • His case prep process (10:58)
    • His networking strategy (17:19)
    • His best tip for international candidates trying to break into consulting (22:59)

    Additional Links
    Join June Black Belt cohort: LEARN MORE
    Farouk's LinkedIn: CONNECT
    Case Interview Bootcamp video course: COURSE
    Live case walkthrough videos on YouTube: WATCH

    Sponsor an episode or advertise: Management Consulted Media Kit

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    29 mins
  • May 25 2022

    Accenture is the 600K-person behemoth of a consulting powerhouse with reach in seemingly every corner of society. Want to get a job there? You gotta go through the Accenture interview gauntlet.

    Today, we're revealing the 7 most common Accenture interview questions and how to answer them.

    1. Why Accenture? (2:04)
    2. Why the role? (3:15)
    3. Walk me through your resume (4:12)
    4. What is your biggest weakness? (5:04)
    5. What are your greatest strengths? (7:40)
    6. Tell me about a time you had to work with a difficult coworker (8:52)
    7. What sets Accenture apart from other firms? (9:50)

    Have an Accenture interview coming up? Work with our team of former consultants to prepare.

    Additional Links
    Prepare for Accenture interviews: CASE PREP PROGRAM

    Sponsor an episode or advertise:
    Management Consulted Media Kit

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    13 mins
  • May 20 2022

    In this episode, we're bringing you an engaging conversation with Daniel Liu, Managing Director for Career Education & Coaching at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin - one of the top business schools in the U.S.

    We discuss career strategies (4:53), how to know if an MBA is right for you (7:20), how to get the most out of an MBA program (10:21), how his Deloitte experience informs his work as a career strategist (14:41), case interview and consulting recruiting tips (17:41), and what makes McCombs a great choice for getting a business degree (22:05).

    Learn more about Texas McCombs here.

    Resources Daniel Mentioned:
    Switchers by Dawn Graham: AMAZON
    Unleashed by Francis Frei & Anne Morriss: AMAZON
    MBAInsider community: VISIT
    Invisible College: VISIT
    Odyssey DAO: VISIT
    Means of Creation podcast: VISIT

    Additional Links:
    Prepare your resume, personal statement, and other essays for MBA applications: LEARN MORE
    Join our email list: JOIN
    Consulting firm directory: DIRECTORY
    Submit a question for the team to answer: EMAIL US

    Sponsor an episode or advertise: Management Consulted Media Kit

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    47 mins

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