Unformatted text preview: Columbia Business School Management Consulting Association Guidebook 2002 Please do not duplicate, copy, print or photocopy 3 Introduction The Management Consulting Association of Columbia Business School is pleased to present the Guidebook 2002 to assist CBS students in preparing for consulting job interviews. A collection of methods and sample cases has been compiled from consulting firms, students and other sources. Case interviews are used primarily to assess two qualities important in consulting: logical reasoning and business acumen. In addition, consulting firms monitor communication skills and try to gain insight into your personality (are you enjoying yourself? Are you easily frustrated?). They are also looking for you to demonstrate creativity by taking advantage of opportunities to – yes, that dreadfully overused phrase – think out of the box. This Guidebook begins with a snapshot overview of the management consulting industry. Next is a compilation of the most important consulting-related concepts and information taught in the...
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- Spring '09
- Columbia Business School, Management Consulting Association, Management Consulting Association of Columbia Business School