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Your client is Duraflex — a boots producer that focuses on two product lines: Duraflex work and Duraflex casual boots. The CEO has asked you determine which is more important to the business as a whole.

How would you structure your approach to this problem?

Deloitte Case Study Overview

Ready for a tough case? Let’s dive in.

In this Deloitte case study, your client is a boots producer that has 2 product lines. You have been tasked with determining which line is more important to the business. Your job is to gather information critical to the task and ultimately, provide the CEO with a strong recommendation.

Yes, you can and should use the Market Study Framework to help frame your approach to the business problem. However, don’t limit yourself to only the basic frameworks. Especially in a final round case like this, your interviewer will be expecting you to get the creative juices flowing and come up with a custom framework tailored to the question being asked of you in the case study.

Included in the Deloitte case study PDF are several math exhibits for you to interpret. It will be crucial to the completion of the case that you interpret these well. The qualitative difficulty is 3 out of 4 and will prepare you for a Deloitte final round interview.

Deloitte Interview Tips

What does Deloitte look for in its future hires? Solid upfront case structure.

Take enough time upfront to build a super-solid structure for the case. In addition, make sure that you are able to effectively clearly communicate your structure to an interviewer.

During this Deloitte case study, time yourself as you work your way through the case. Spend 4 minutes to build and present a structure, 5 minutes for the math, 2 minutes for creative brainstorming, and finally, 2 minutes for the conclusion/recommendation.

If you are struggling or just need some extra out-loud practice, you can book a session with one of MC’s interview coaches.

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