Candidates can be students from all courses of study who expect to graduate up to 2021 and/or graduates (undergrad, postgraduate and/or masters) who graduated between 2016 and 2018.
Sure, the recruiting process and the Strategy Cup are independent events. Feel free to join in both.
For this edition of the Strategy Cup, only participants who meet all the prerequisites will be accept. If you are interested in BCG and do not meet all the prerequisites, please contact the recruitment team.
We appreciate your dedication in preparing for our recruiting process, but you will not be able to participate in the BCG Strategy Cup as a trainer.
The test will be 100% online for the Strategy Cup. You may take it wherever is convenient for you.
No, your registration should be individual and the Strategy Cup Committee will form the groups according to your courses and professional experience.
The only available date for the test will be May 31, 2019 at three different hour-slots, that will be provided further.
All approved participants will be allocated according to the graduation course and professional experience guidelines. In that way, all groups will be equally balanced according to the qualifications and knowledge of their members.
Please contact the BCG recruiting team immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive direction on how to proceed.
If any member of the group does not participate in any of the face-to-face steps of the BCG Strategy Cup, the individual will be disqualified and will not be given an award, even if his/her group receives an award, or if he/she participate of all other phases of the competition.
If the next phase of the competition did not happen yet, contact the BCG recruiting team immediately at email@example.com, for direction on how to proceed.
BCG feels strongly about the development of its candidates, and we will provide feedback to candidates from Step 3 - Working @ IAS.
BCG will pay costs in accordance with the “Regulations 2019 - BCG Strategy Cup” (only the logistics and transportation costs of Steps 3 and 4 will be reimbursed). Read more.
The designated BCG-mentor will guide and mentor the group, but he/she will not be able to perform analyses or collaborate on presentation material for the group. The designated BCG-mentor can give tips and advice on how to structure the case resolution and what best practices to be follow. Read more.
Many participants know other BCGers in addition to their mentor, but for everyone to have the same opportunity, we ask that you only ask for help from your designated BCG-mentor.
In Steps 3 -"Working @ IAS" and 4 - "Working @ BCG," the groups will have up to six participants.
We put you in a group that can aggregate and generate opportunities for the development of skills relevant to your career, so changing groups is not allowed.
The Strategy Cup consists of the following waves:
If your group is a finalist of the Strategy Cup and wins the challenge in First, Second or Third Places, your interviews will happen in the following months after the end of the competition.