Module 1 | What is objective assessment?
Module 2 | How organisations use assessments
Module 3 | Knowing what you need to assess
Module 4 | The Candidate Experience
What you'll learn
- Module 1
- 💡 Understand what is meant by objective assessment and why objectivity is so important.
- 💡Become familiar with the hallmarks of robust, objective assessments including validity, and reliability and their various sub-types.
- 💡Awareness of the best practice guidelines related to objective assessment.
- 💡Other key considerations in assessment (such as fairness and ROI) that should influence selection and application of assessment methods.
- 💡 Understand common sources of error in assessment and the steps that can be taken to minimise its impact.
- Module 2
- 🔎 Become familiar with the difference between primary and secondary sources of evidence that can be gathered through an assessment process and the implications for assessment process design and decision making.
- 🔎 Recognise the distinction between assessments of maximum and typical performance and the different perspectives they provide on an individual.
- 🔎 Become familiar with the different talent management contexts in which assessments are used, the implications for the application of assessments and key considerations in each case.
- 🔎 Understand the common types of assessment applied by organisations, including what they are measuring, their format and the contexts within which they are applied.
- 🔎 Understand what is meant by blended assessment and how they can help you to gain a more holistic view of an individual.
- Module 3
- 📈 Understand the importance of job analysis in identifying robust and accurate assessment criteria.
- 📈 Understand what is meant by a ‘competency’ and how these provide a framework for wider talent management and assessment.
- 📈 Gain awareness of the different methods that are applied to analyse a job and the perspective each provides.
- 📈 Understand how competencies can be analysed to identify the underlying psychological qualities that matter to performance to support assessment selection and design.
- 📈 Appreciate how job analysis informs the development of job descriptions and person specifications.
- Module 4
- 💙 Become aware of the relationship between candidate factors, validity, reliability, and fairness.
- 💙 Appreciate changing perspectives on the role of the candidate in the assessment process.
- 💙 Become familiar with what is involved in creating a positive candidate experience.
- 💙 Understand the impact that a negative candidate experience can have for organisations, including the role of the psychological contract.
- 💙 Appreciate the practical steps that can be taken to optimise the candidate experience.