How to become a McKinsey Partner, First Time Revealed

How to become a McKinsey Partner, First Time Revealed

9 Episodes

What does it really take to become a partner at an elite firm like McKinsey? Are brilliant insights sufficient? Does one need to publish books and write articles? In this candid training program Kevin P. Coyne reveals what it takes to become a partner at a storied firm like McKinsey. As you will see, values, insights and the traditional attributes are not enough.

It is a unique and groundbreaking program sharing the behind-the-scenes lessons that are not available anywhere else. The program explains the business model of becoming a partner. The content is exclusively available to Firmsconsulting Insiders.

This is the second of 8 "Titans of Strategy" training programs we are releasing to be led by some of the most influential former partners in the history of BCG & McKinsey.

Kevin P. Coyne is a founder of Coyne Scientific. He is the former Director and co-leader of both McKinsey’s Worldwide Strategy Practice and CEO transitions practice, and the host of The Consulting Offer II

Kevin attended the Harvard Business School after his junior year of college. He simultaneously graduated from both Rice University and Harvard in 1978 and joined McKinsey as the youngest associate ever and one of the youngest principals ever appointed. During a 27 year career at McKinsey Kevin advised clients on a variety of issues and across a broad range of industries including banking, consumer goods, venture capital, industrial, telecommunications and the public sector. His primary area of focus was corporate strategy. He has worked one-on-one with over twenty-five different CEOs.

Kevin has been an active leader in civic roles throughout his career. He served as an Executive Assistant and sole policy advisor to the Deputy Secretary of the United States Treasury, the second ranking department official in the Reagan Administration.

In that role he advised on Brazil’s economic growth, served as an intermediary between Britain and Argentina after the Falklands war and advised on opening Japan’s capital markets. He recently co-led several pro-bono efforts, including the following:

Setting up the Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund
Leading the Atlanta and London Olympic Games committees on several initiatives
Leading the team supporting former US President Carter on the Atlanta Project helping low-income citizens

Kevin has co-written 6 Harvard Business Review articles, 12 McKinsey Quarterly articles and 2 bestselling business books, as well as many other articles across influential business publications.

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How to become a McKinsey Partner, First Time Revealed
  • TOS KPC MP Trailer: How to Become a McKinsey Partner, 1st Time Ever Revealed

    Episode 1

  • TOS CS4 1 What is a partnership?

    Episode 2

    Before starting the advanced and exclusive How to Become a McKinsey Partner, First Time Revealed program, Kevin answers some commonly asked questions. This is the first Q&A video.

  • TOS CS4 QA1 ALOM 1

    Episode 3

    In this program we help you unpack, distill, apply and prioritize the most important lessons that Kevin shares in each of his episodes.

    A new angle
    The implications of what we don't know about McKinsey
    What this program is really about
    Reconciling the internal and external views of McKinsey...

  • TOS CS4 2 Is this program applicable to all professional services firms?

    Episode 4

    Before starting the advanced and exclusive How to Become a McKinsey Partner, First Time Revealed program, Kevin answers some commonly asked questions. This is the second Q&A video.

  • TOS CS4 QA2 ALOM 2

    Episode 5

    In this program we help you unpack, distill, apply and prioritize the most important lessons that Kevin shares in each of his episodes.

    0th order insights from this program
    1st order insights from this program
    2nd order insights from this program
    3rd order insights from this program
    The me...

  • TOS CS4 3 What is the source of Kevin's insight in this program?

    Episode 6

  • TOS CS4 QA3 ALOM 3

    Episode 7

    In this program we help you unpack, distill, apply and prioritize the most important lessons that Kevin shares in each of his episodes.

    The problem with following a reference based culture
    The concept of permission (critical insight)
    Can you directly apply the insights taught?
    The concept o...

  • TOS CS4 4 What is the practical value of the program?

    Episode 8

  • TOS CS4 QA4 ALOM 4

    Episode 9

    In this program we help you unpack, distill, apply and prioritize the most important lessons that Kevin shares in each of his episodes.

    The greatest diversionary strategy tactic of (maybe) all time
    Unspoken does not equal unimportant
    Practical value of the program
    What drives a business
    No...