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Strategic Decisions Group (SDG)

Palo Alto, CA

Strategic Decisions Group is a strategy consulting firm widely known for its advanced expertise in risk management, strategic decision-making and shareholder value creation. The firm has a collaborative, team-based methodology to help clients find creative, innovative strategies to thrive in today’s dynamic business environment. Additionally, helping clients develop internal competencies and more effectual decision-making processes to meet future competitive challenges.

Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA just down the street from Stanford University, SDG was formed in 1981, partnering with heads of business units, boards of directors, and senior managers in a range of capital-intensive industries. The firm works across offices in the Middle East, Asia, North America, and Europe. SDG associates strategize with many of the world’s leading research and development companies, technology and communication companies, energy companies, life sciences companies, and companies in manufacturing, infrastructure development, consumer products, transportation, private equity, and commodities.

SDG specializes in serving industries on the cusp of game-changing market shifts that requiring cutting edge strategy. The firm’s largest industry is its energy and environment segment, where associates work with electric and gas utilities, renewable energy companies, oil and gas, and companies combining power and technology. Strategic Decisions Group developed strategies for dozens of companies worldwide and has trained energy executives in a comprehensive know-how of corporate strategy development and implementation, risk management, enterprise risk management, portfolio and asset management, and environmental strategy.

Specialties of the firm include: Corporate Strategy, Risk Management, Resource Allocation, Decision Education, Portfolio Management, and Organizational Decision Quality.

Position Keywords

  • Business Analyst
  • Associate Consultant
  • Consultant
  • Sr. Consultant
  • Director
  • Managing Director

Practice Areas

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  • Hong Kong
  • New Delhi
  • Düsseldorf
North America
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Calgary
(650) 475-4400
745 Emerson Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301-2411
1 U.S. office, 6 International
Strategic Decisions Group (SDG) Salary
Incoming MBA/PHD Consultant Salary
  • Base: $120,000
  • Performance Bonus: up to $30,000
  • Total Cash: up to $150,000
  • Signing Bonus: $15,000