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You’ve been asked by Lipitor (Pfizer) to assess the effects of the possible legalization of drug re-importation from Canada. How can we amplify its positive impacts and mitigate the negative?

What framework would you use to solve this case?


There are 6 types of consulting case study examples. This is a Profitability case that will prepare you for a Booz Allen Hamilton interview. This case asks you to look at the effects both positive and negative of legalizing drug re-importation from Canada and help maximize the positive effects.

While we recommend using the Profitability Framework to solve this case, make sure you don’t stop there. The best candidates blend the frameworks with their own business acumen to create a custom framework.

There are no math exhibits in this case. This an intermediate case and one of the case study examples you could expect to see in a first round at Booz Allen Hamilton. The case has a qualitative difficulty score of 2 out of 4.

Booz Allen Hamilton Interview Tips

What does BAH look for in its case interview candidates? Outstanding presentation and interpersonal skills.

This firm emphasizes personality and communication, so make sure you pay attention to both as you walk through the case.

To get the most out of this case:

  • Focus on coming away with 1 or 2 takeaways that you can improve on next time.
  • Time yourself as you go through the case: 2min for creating and presenting your structure, 2min for brainstorming, and 2min for a recommendation.

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