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Company Case Study Prompt

Our client is in the energy business and makes electricity. The CEO is deciding on making a capital investment to expand capacity.

How should we advise him?


The client in this BCG case is looking at a capital investment, and has brought in your team to advise him on the decision. Your job is to gather the necessary data, study it, and come up with insights for the client on the investment decision – go or no-go?

The Profitability Framework will work well for this case. However, the best case interview candidates blend frameworks and their own business knowledge to create custom frameworks tailored to the specifics of the case study question.

This case will help you prep for a first round at BCG, with a qualitative difficulty score of 2/4, The case contains no math exhibits.

BCG Interview Tips

BCG is looking for candidates that are masters of structuring and communication. Utilize our frameworks guide to shore up your structuring skills.

In this case, focus on finding 1-2 areas of growth.

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