Philanthropy’s Role in the Nonprofit Sector

Philanthropic giving has significantly changed the nonprofit landscape, especially over the last few decades. The ability to connect with and mobilize small dollar donors, corporations, and high net worth (HNW) individuals can transform how nonprofits operate (for better or worse). The Philanthropy Outlook 2019 &2020 has found that total giving is expected to rise above…

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A Real-Time Case Study: The E-Cigarette (Vaping) Market

In Marc’s August 27th blog “Case Journal”, he shared the importance of keeping a case journal full of articles, business challenges and opportunities, and frameworks, findings, and takeaways from these articles and your case journey. The e-cigarette market is another case that you should closely watch, deconstruct, and consider the roles of the private sector,…

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What Role Do Stakeholders Play in the Case Interview

A critical step for success in the case interview is identifying and qualifying stakeholders. As a consultant, you must quickly assess and evaluate your environment. Knowing who the decision-makers, the influencers, and the impacted are can help you evaluate your options, risks, and consider the reactions of those with a vested interest in the project.…

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How Do You Set Up Your Notes for a Successful Case Interview?

Case Interviews evaluate several skills: (1) your ability to listen and effectively capture information, (2) your ability to structure and display information, and (3) your ability to prioritize and synthesize information. One often overlooked aspect of the case interview is your ability to take notes and present this information. As someone who has been on…

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