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Updated Nov 28, 2014
Updated Nov 28, 2014
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Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Roland Berger.

Interview Details

Went through 5 rounds of interviews, 3 with senior consultants and 2 with partners, all through Skype as I was completing my studies abroad. Roland Berger SEA operates as a single firm with separate offices throughout SEA, so 2 interviews were performed by consultants based in Singapore. All interviewers were very bright and switched-on, gave me a good impression of what the expected level of performance is at Roland Berger.

Senior consultant interviews were based heavily on technical skills and touched a little bit on people skills. Make sure you're well prepped quantitatively and qualitatively for anything they may throw at you. Partners were more interested in getting to know me as a person. So these interviews were a lot more conversational and non-technical, but do prepare for a case for these interviews as well just for precaution.

Interview Questions
  • How would you estimate the GDP of Malaysia in under 5 minutes?   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Roland Berger

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Roland Berger in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was fairly standard, there were some tests sat in the office followed by two first round interviews, followed by two second round interviews. All interview too the same format - a discussion of my cv followed by a case study and then an oppertunity to ask questions. All of the questions were fairly standard and the case studies were managable.

    Interview Questions
    • Estimate the revenue of your local tesco (not that difficult or unexpected)   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Roland Berger in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I met them at a career event at university and had a recruitment dinner with them. Then applied for an internship and got an interview after a month. The interview took 4 hours in total and involved some numerical and reasoning tests, interviews and a case study.

    Interview Questions
    • Business case:
      I am the CEO of a Dutch supermarket chain. In France I saw a lot of supermarkets with gas stations on the parking lot. I want to do the same thing in the Netherlands, is that a smart move?
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    3 interviews (1 personal, 2 case studies)

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Roland Berger in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Contact is easiest through personal friends and getting in contact with an HR. It is possible to intern here simply by knowing someone but more benefits happen if you first know the HR.

    Interview Questions
    • What specifically do you expect to contribute and learn?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was a quick negotiation with a direct mention that there would be no stipend.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Roland Berger in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    1st round was at their offices in London. Had to do a numerical test and then two case interviews. Both of the interviews had competency questions trying to find motivation for applying at the beginning

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warsaw (Poland)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warsaw (Poland)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Roland Berger in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    The interview was supposed to consist of three 1:1 rounds with senior consultants. However, one of the designated interviewers could not make it in time, so the process was slashed to two interviews. The cases were quite easy, and standard - declining profits and market entry. Fit questions were a little tricky, sort of, what would you expect to go badly with your internship, what value will you bring to senior staff and clients with no prior industry experience, and so on. Overall, I would say the interview was quite easy, but it left me with mixed feelings regarding my prospects of joining the firm, and the firm itself.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you expect to be the most difficult part about the internship?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Roland Berger in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    The interview was overall a good experience. In my first round, I met 2 consultants which were really nice and asked me one valuation case and one enter a new market case. In my second round, I had to give a presentation. The questions they asked were pretty tough. I would definitely recommend everyone interested in management consulting to interview with this company.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Application Details

    The process took a weekinterviewed at Roland Berger in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    How many ice-creams sold in Shanghai per year

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Moscow (Russia)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Moscow (Russia)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Roland Berger in August 2008.

    Interview Details

    stress interview (very aggresive and pushy), several basic economic tasks, no special knoweldge was required

    Interview Questions
    • basic math/economic tasks (like estimate profitability of a firm)   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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