WHOLESALE STRATEGY CONSULTANT

WHOLESALE STRATEGY CONSULTANT Interview Questions and Tips

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Nomura wholesale strategy consultant internship interview

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ANISH R PATILFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for WHOLESALE STRATEGY CONSULTANT role at Nomura
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Technical Interview Case Study Interview Guesstimate Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
I WAS SHORTLISTED FOR NOMURA'S WHOLESALE STRATEGY AND STRUCTURING PROFILES
Interview Tips
MAKE A GOOD RESUME WHICH REFLECTS WHATEVER YOU'VE DONE IN LIFE
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
MY INTERVIEWER WAS A VERY NICE PERSON.HE ASKED ME SOME FINANCE QUESTIONS AND I WAS ABLE TO ANSWER THEM.HE GAVE ME A LOT OF TIME TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS AND DIDN'T PUT PRESSURE ON ME.
Interview Tips
DON'T FEEL STRESSED.BE PREPARED ON WHATEVER YOU'VE MENTIONED IN YOUR RESUME.KEEP CALM AND DO WELL!
Round 3

Case Study Interview

Interview Experience
THE CASE STUDY WAS REGARDING A BANK WANTING TO FIX ITS ATM BUSINESS. SOME INFORMATION WAS GIVEN AND I WAS ASKED TO PREPARE A GRAPH/SOME METRICS ON WHICH THE BANK WOULD BASE ITS FUTURE DECISIONS. IN ANOTHER CASE STUDY INTERVIEW I WAS ASKED TO FORMULATE A STRATEGY FOR AN INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL CHAIN TO SETUP ITS BUSINESS IN INDIA.
Interview Tips
BE GOOD WITH SOME BASIC FIGURES LIKE AGE DIVISION,POPULATION ETC.TRY TO ARTICULATE YOUR VIEWS BY PUTTING THEM DOWN IN THE FORM OF METRICS.BE CONFIDENT ON YOUR DECISIONS
Round 4

Guesstimate Interview

Interview Experience
I WAS ASKED TO GUESSTIMATE THE NUMBER OF AUTOS IN CHENNAI
Interview Tips
KEEP SOME FIGURES MEMORISED LIKE INDIA'S POPULATION,AGE DIVISION, NUMBER OF PEOPLE BELOW POVERTY LINE ETC.ALSO MAKE LOGICAL ASSUMPTIONS.
Round 5

Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
PREPARE ATLEAST BASIC FINANCE AND BE AWARE ABOUT THE RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD.
Resources

Preparation materials

Courses
  • NCFM BY NSE,
General Tips
BE A SMART PERSON IN GENERAL.DON'T SOUND UNINTELLIGENT.KEEP YOUR CALM AND BE CONFIDENT
Motivation for applying
I AM EXTREMELY INTERESTED IN FINANCE AND MORE SPECIFICALLY INVESTMENT BANKING.NOMURA OFFERED ME A PROFILE THAT IS PROBABLY NOT OFFERED BY ANY COMPANY AT THE ENTRY LEVEL.
Funny Moments
I HAD MANY JOVIAL MOMENTS DURING MY INTERVIEWS.
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