Running an Assessment Centre

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1 day
Corporate Training for Teams
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Running an Assessment Centre

Courses never cancelled. Last minute rescheduling. 24 month delegate support forum. And more... By the end of the one day workshop delegates will be able to:
Explain the importance of engaging all stakeholders and checking that organisational values are reflected in the Assessment Centre’s activity
Understand the importance of matching the assessment centre activities to the relevant skills, knowledge and attitudes required by the business
Deliver results through unbiased and business focussed assessment centres

Suitability - Who should attend?

'Running an Assessment Centre' is for managers who want to invest in their company recruitment process by ensuring that they recruit the right people to drive their organisation forward, by providing both real value and tangible results to the business through the Assessment Centre selection process of new talent.

Training Course Content

Work out what you want to achieve

Using the organisational alues as the basis for the assessments
Understanding the requirements of the role that you are recruiting for
Gathering information on the role and its responsibilities
What are the required skills, knowledge and attitudes?
Involving all of the relevant Stake Holders
Setting robust and fair criteria for assessments

Choosing the Right Activities

Designing your own exercises or using off-the-shelf tools
Using external and/or internal facilitators/assessors
Matching activity outcomes to the Values of the organization and the required skills, knowledge and attitudes that you want to observe
Using group or individual assessments
The benefits of one-to-one interviews
The importance of planning the schedule
Using Personality Profiling

Getting the Best from People

Offering every candidate an opportunity to demonstrate their skills
Pre-event briefing information for candidates
Welcoming candidates and addressing any concerns
Putting candidates at ease and providing a welcoming environment
Equal opportunities for all and avoiding bias
Giving feedback

Skilling up the Assessors

Training your assessors and interviewers
Using external experts and/or trained internal assessors who know your business
Putting in place checks and balances for fairness in order to avoid bias
Recording evidence, discussions and decisions
Having a fair and robust process
Giving fair Evaluation and Feedback to candidates

Taking things forward

Action Planning


Prices from £1800. Promotional rates often available the further ahead you book. Contact us for quote.

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