An Introduction to the Assessment of People at Work

Discover the history of assessing people at work and get an overview of assessment throughout the employee life cycle.

An Introduction to the Assessment of People at Work

Course Description

Understand how, when and why we need to assess people at work

Why do we assess people at work? How do we do it?

On this course you will look into the history of assessing people at work. You will gain an overview of the methods and techniques used, as well as consider the employee life cycle to identify when we may assess people and why.

You will examine the legislation which should be adhered to, as well as review the role of ethics in the recruitment, selection and development process. You will also discuss different types of reliability and validity assessed during test development.

This course is for anyone looking to gain a better understanding of assessment in the workplace.

Course Outcomes:
  • Explore the history of assessing people at work, as well as how we assess them, when and why
  • Identify the legislation which should be adhered to when assessing people at work
  • Explain the role of ethics in the recruitment, selection, and development process
  • Describe the difference between recruitment, selection and development in relation to assessment at work
  • Discuss the advantages of assessing people at work
  • Identify the different types of reliability and validity assessed during test development and validation along with their meaning

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