Knowledgebase: Assessment Centers
What is a development center?
Posted by Cynthia W on 31 January 2007 11:54 PM
An development center is a tool (not a place) that uses a number of different methods of assessment in one session to enable a rounded and accurate assessment of an individual for development purposes.

Development centres...

  •     Designed to discover strengths & development needs
  •     Intention of feeding back results to candidates and devising development plan
  •     Exercises designed to reveal key strengths and development needs
  •     A good idea to know something about corporate strategy and manpower plan