Stefan Lessard, the CEO of a large conglomerate, finds a once-in-a-lifetime deal and buys a satellite at a heavily discounted price. He can keep it or sell it today for a profit.
What questions could you ask to gain critical information about whether he should keep or sell?
Roland Berger Case Study Overview
This is a unique case in the Roland Berger case study style. The client is a CEO of a large corporation who has recently made a large purchase. He has hired you to help him decide to keep or sell the item. Your job is to gather all the information needed to make a sound business decision.
You can use the Profitability Framework to solve the case, but remember – the most impressive candidates combine their knowledge of the basic frameworks and their business acuity to build a structure tailored to the specific business situation in the case.
This is a difficult case interview you would be given in a final round at RB. The case has a qualitative difficulty score of 3 out of 4.
Interview Tips for Roland Berger
Roland Berger looks for candidates who showcase solid awareness and competency in regards to the technical details of the case.
In this Roland Berger case study, let it come across that you aren’t afraid to tackle the nitty-gritty details.
Focus on clear and concise communication as you walk through the case, making it a point to remain structured throughout the entire time.
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