Advise your client, Company X, a local telco facing a decline in profits with BCG’s strategy consulting team
Welcome to BCG’s Strategy Consulting Job Simulation! We’re so excited to have you here with us!
So what exactly is a job simulation? It is the perfect opportunity to take on practical tasks similar to what our very own BCGers would work on and get a true feel of what it is like to work at BCG as a strategy consultant, technology consultant, and a designer which will give you deeper understanding on what BCG does and help set you up for success when you decide to apply with us.
BCG partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark impactful change through leading-edge management consulting as well as data science, technology and design, digital ventures, and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization to deliver results that help our clients thrive.
In this job simulation, you will gain enviable insight into what it’s like to solve meaningful challenges with our diverse and forward-thinking team. What’s great about our job simulation is the flexibility of it. You’ll get to choose the module or modules that you would like to take and complete all of these tasks and modules anywhere and anytime in the world, allowing you to upskill yourself in your own time and pace.
After finishing each module, you’ll be provided with real work sample answers from our leaders and you can see how top-tier consultants and our designers would have tackled each task, so that you can learn from their approach.
Disclaimer: Participation in this job simulation is not an employment relationship with BCG. It is our policy that you do not list your completion of this program as work or internship experience on your CV, LinkedIn, or any other social media or professional platform.
This program is self-paced. It takes approximately 5-6 hours to complete.
How to quickly get up to speed on a new topic.
- Market research
- Data gathering
- Professional communication
Data analysis – Foundations
Learn more about some financial terms before conducting analyses.
- Business knowledge
- Financial basics
Data Analysis – Modelling
From data to insight.
- Financial modelling
- Sensitivity analysis
Understanding consumer needs
Uncovering needs and resolving trade-offs.
- Business judgement
- Critical thinking
Putting it all together.
- Client communication
- Stakeholder management
- Stakeholder management
Reflect on key learnings from your strategy consulting project.
- Project Management