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Case Prompt

A producer of glass containers is considering making a $1 million investment to upgrade some manufacturing equipment.

What information would you need to make a recommendation?

Case Overview

In this Oliver Wyman case study interview, the client is a glass producer considering an investment into new equipment. Your job is to gather the information needed in order to give the client a yes/no recommendation on the investment decision.

The Market Study Framework is a good place to start when developing a structure for the case, but don’t stop there. Use your creativity and knowledge of the basic frameworks to build a custom framework.

No math exhibits exist in the case. With a qualitative difficulty score of 2/4, this Oliver Wyman case study interview is a case you will most likely see in an Oliver Wyman first round.

Interview Tips: Oliver Wyman

What does Oliver Wyman look for in its case interview candidates? A logical problem-solving process and quant proficiency.

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One other thing to focus on in this Oliver Wyman case study interview is to find 1 key takeaway or area of improvement.

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