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    Does anyone here have any information about the Strategic Planning Group at American Express, literally anything at all? I am finding it incredibly difficult to find information, aside from the bare basics.
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    Does anyone here have any information about the Strategic Planning Group at American Express, literally anything at all? I am finding it incredibly difficult to find information, aside from the bare basics.
    Top notch group. They have a tendency of placing well into the top US MBAs and, the alumni of the group usually end up leading some form of revenue generating area of the company (or other companies). Almost like a breeding ground for future executives.

    As for the work, it's bread and butter strategy consulting to different internal clients.

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    Top notch group. They have a tendency of placing well into the top US MBAs and, the alumni of the group usually end up leading some form of revenue generating area of the company (or other companies). Almost like a breeding ground for future executives.

    As for the work, it's bread and butter strategy consulting to different internal clients.

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    Thanks brah.

    Anything more specific in terms of recruitment process, type of work/travel and promotion trajectory? I have noticed most people seem to go from Analyst > Manager in less than a year.

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    Thanks brah.

    Anything more specific in terms of recruitment process, type of work/travel and promotion trajectory? I have noticed most people seem to go from Analyst > Manager in less than a year.

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    Recruitment process: No idea about the specifics, but you apply online from around Sept-Oct. I assume the process will mirror an MBB one - which means first round (competency/CV) > case studies > final round fit

    Travel will be minimal (i.e. travelling to a subsidiary of Amex/a regional office) to none (telecommunicate/hold meetings in London).

    Hierachy:
    Analyst > Sr Analyst > Manager > Sr Manager > Director > Sr Director > (at this point it diverges into the exec role within SPG or into a revenue generating exec role elsewhere in the business) VP > SVP/EVP/Global Head (this is where the SPG hierarchy caps out) > C-Suite
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Recruitment process: No idea about the specifics, but you apply online from around Sept-Oct. I assume the process will mirror an MBB one - which means first round (competency/CV) > case studies > final round fit

    Travel will be minimal (i.e. travelling to a subsidiary of Amex/a regional office) to none (telecommunicate/hold meetings in London).

    Hierachy:
    Analyst > Sr Analyst > Manager > Sr Manager > Director > Sr Director > (at this point it diverges into the exec role within SPG or into a revenue generating exec role elsewhere in the business) VP > SVP/EVP/Global Head (this is where the SPG hierarchy caps out) > C-Suite
    Any ideas on compensation progression? Can you give specifics on the types of projects you think you'd do? And if it's a better option over IBD/traditional consulting in your view?

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