The Jobjuice Strategy & Consulting App is a complete reference guide and job interview preparation tool created for business students and professionals pursuing a career in consulting or business management. The app encourages dynamic preparation to develop creativity, structured thinking and solid business sense. There are over 80 themes that use cross-referencing to reinforce the links between diagnosis, strategy alternatives, implementation and results.
The App was specially developed with Dr. Lawrence Hrebiniak, strategy expert, author and Wharton School of Business MBA and EMBA professor. The App will teach you to: •Identify and understand external and internal factors affecting the company’s business. •Diagnose the company’s situation and select viable strategies to gain competitive advantage and attain profitable growth. •Understand the critical elements of a successful strategy implementation process. •Close the gap between strategy and execution. •Master the interview process and use strategic frameworks to tackle even the most challenging business cases.
•Over 80 cards filled with strategy concepts and frameworks •Easy and intuitive navigation, color-coding and cross references •Favorites and card grouping features for quick review •Practice section to test your memory by flipping through random cards •A complete strategy consulting interview preparation section
Jobjuice was founded by Wharton MBAs, who while at business school provided their fellow students with powerful reference and interview preparation tools. All the knowledge and experience of the recruiting process and the particular subject areas was distilled into a practical and easy to use format.
CONTENTS: I Diagnosis Diagnosis Introduction The Macro Environment Porter’s 5 Forces Competitive Dynamics Customers Suppliers PE & Barriers to Entry Substitutes Regulatory Issues Industry Value Analysis SWOT Analysis Company Analysis Company Value Chain Competitor Analysis Collaborator Analysis Price Analysis Promotion Analysis Place (Channel) Analysis Product Analysis Corporate Strategy Analysis BCG Matrix GE/Mckinsey Matrix Portfolio Planning Challenges II Strategy Strategy Introduction Low Cost Strategy Differentiation Strategy Focus Strategy Competitive Positioning Competitor Intensification Market Fragmentation Operation Efficiency Capacity Information Technology Consolidation New Market Entry Horizontal Integration Diversification Mergers & Acquisitions Global Strategy Alliances & Joint Ventures Vertical Integration Outsourcing Divestitures & Spin Offs III Implementation Formulating vs. Implementing Strategy The “Demands” of Strategy Corporate & Business Strategy Aligning Strategy & Objectives Org. Structure: Functional Specialization Org. Structure: Purpose Specialization Org. Structure: Matrix Organization Interdependence & Coordination Responsibility vs. Accountability Incentives & Controls Managing Change Culture Change Model Strategy Reviews M&A Implementation Making M&As Work M&A Cultural Change Guiding Integration in M&As Outsourcing Implementation Vertical Integration Implementation Strategic Alliances Implementation Managing Technology Knowledge Management Balanced Scorecards IV Results Results Introduction The 3 Financial Statements Income Statement Balance Sheet Cashflow Statement Fin. Stmts.-How They Relate Financial Ratios Profits and Margins Revenues Costs Valuation The Consulting Interview The Consulting Job Search Networking The Consulting Interview Preparing for the Interview Types of Cases General Case Tips Sample Case Topics Strategy Framework Chain Rule Extreme Points Logic Tree Root Cause Analysis 80/20 Rule Final Tips