There are a variety of exercises commonly used for assessments and these can include role-plays, written exercises (including reports, in-trays, case studies and analysis exercises), fact-finding exercises, presentations/ briefings and group exercises.
Some organisations handle the design of assessment exercises internally. This can be difficult to get right without a good level of experience and expertise in-house. If you are handling the design of assessment exercises internally here are some tips to getting it right! Written exercises Mistakes to Avoid Unwanted Impacts The information provided in background [...]
Most organisations are clued up about the benefits of an Assessment and Development Centre in terms of validity of results and comprehensiveness of assessment. What many baulk at is the costs. It stands to reason that to run an ADC you need to purchase the exercises and assessor and role-player time. It’s the hidden costs [...]