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EY Case Study Prompt

Your client is a manufacturer of scientific instruments.

Your client is experiencing declining profits in its major product line. Why?

Case Study Overview

This EY case study involves a scientific instruments manufacturer that is experiencing declining profits. Your job is to look into the numbers, gather any critical data, and solve the profitability issue.

Want to prepare for a first round EY interview? You can use the Profitability Framework to get your structure for the case started, but don’t stop there. Blend frameworks and your own business acumen to create a custom structure for the case.

There are no math exhibits in this case. The qualitative difficulty is 2 out of 4, which makes this a beginner case interview you would more likely see in an EY first round.

EY Interview Tips

Want to impress in your EY interview? The firm prizes flexibility in its interview candidates.

Demonstrate your ability to think on your feet and adapt quickly to unexpected questions or data.

In this EY case study, focus on coming away with a few takeaways from the case (AKA “how can you improve going forward?”).

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