Presenter
Michael Dacomb
Michael Dacomb
Capital One, Senior Manager of Customer Acquisition Strategy
After Michael graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in Chemical Engineering, he worked in consulting before joining Capital One just over 3 years ago. Michael is currently a Senior Manager of Customer Acquisition Strategy.
After Michael graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in Chemical Engineering, he worked in consulting before joining Capital One just over 3 years ago. Michael is currently a Senior Manager of Customer Acquisition Strategy.
Lessons in this module
2
1. Introduction
Want to know more about the different career paths into Strategy? In this introductory lesson, we’re joined by Michael Dacomb, Senior Manager of Customer Acquisition Strategy at Capital One who gives an overview of his career journey to date. Michael also provides you with a fundamental understanding of what a case study is and why they’re used by businesses such as Capital One.
5 - 6 minutes
2
2. Why do companies use case study interviews?
It is integral to be as prepared as you can be for a case study interview, that’s why in this lesson we’re joined by Senior Campus Recruiter at Capital One, Olwen Watson. Olwen's seen thousands of students come through the Strategy Analyst process and shares with you her top insights into what firms are looking for during this stage of the process.
6 - 7 minutes
1
3. Practice calculations
When you’re preparing for a case study interview, be sure to download Capital One’s calculation sheet below. This will help you to become more comfortable with the types of questions and calculations that will likely come up.
10 - 15 minutes
2
4. Top tips from Graduate Strategy Analysts
Rebecca and Biyi have recently been in your position and give you all their top tips on how to succeed in the case study process. Listen carefully and you can bring together all these lessons at the end of the module, in the mock case study.
3 - 4 minutes
2
5. Summary
Michael joins us to wrap up the module and highlights why and how you can practise before you attend a case study interview.
3 - 4 minutes
1
6. Practice case study
Now you’ve heard from Capital One and taken notes on what firms are looking for in a case study interview, it’s time to put this into practise.
20 - 30 minutes
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