Development Center

Development and Assessment Center workshops function as tools to assess a manager’s strengths and areas for development within the context of career advancement and succession planning. They offer a detailed picture of individual capabilities in relation to required skills and possible career evolution, thereby providing valuable information to determine if an individual is ready to move to a new role in the organization, or can aspire to do so with further development.

These workshops are held off-site. They include a preliminary interview plus individual (including simulations, questionnaires, and presentations) and team (including role-play) exercises. These tasks are generally linked to either a leadership profile or a well-defined role.

Observers are consultants who are trained in this kind of work and/or senior corporate managers and HR. Based on the outcomes of the workshop the organization may recommend individual coaching to accelerate readiness for the next step.


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Rebound—or the Joys of Failure

by on Tuesday the 8th of March 2016

In a minute or two of trawling around LinkedIn you will be amazed at the great men who all sing the praises of failure: from Churchill to Michael Jordan; from Kennedy to Henry Ford; from James Joyce to Abraham Lincoln. On the other hand, you won’t read much about Joe Dorn, a baker in Pocatello, […]

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