What is Commercial Strategy? How does the role fit in a company? How to prepare for an interview?

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Hello guys,

I have a commercial strategy interview coming up for a F50 company and I wanted to get some more details so that I can show up prepared. Like the title says, in your viewpoint, what is commercial strategy (is it the same as corporate strategy?), how does this role fit in a company, and how can I prepare for an interview?

a little more background on the role:
- The role will be exposed to the sales team
- Advise on product pricing and margin initiatives
- Perform post-deal profitability reviews

Thanks for all the help in advance guys!

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Aug 9, 2018

Hey martinezd8, the following topics might be helpful:

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Aug 9, 2018

My guess would be something to do with commercial banking. Perhaps advising from a commercial banking perspective. Hope that helps.

Aug 9, 2018

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Aug 9, 2018
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Aug 9, 2018

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Aug 9, 2018
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