Today, Psychometric Assessment is employed in a wide variety of setting, from educational to industrial organizations, for a diverse range of purposes. Especially from the HR point of view, its uses have increased manifold over the last few years. Hence, this course is formulated to enrich scholarship on psychometric assessment in terms of meaning, concept, evaluation and relevance. It entails the principles of test construction by placing emphasis on reliability, validity, item analysis, standardization, norms and ethical considerations. Distinctions between the measures i.e. computer based and paper-pencil assessments as well as types i.e. intelligence, personality, interest, aptitude, motivation and behavior shall be the focus. This course provides students with an overview of the theory and practice of psychometric assessment presently used in an organizational setup. It offers a way of getting a deeper understanding of the methods and types of psychometric assessment, while combining the ethical ramifications in relation with psychometric properties. This course provides an unusual combination – a way to boost career development as well as gaining a deeper understanding of an individual's personality and abilities – with an objective, standardized set of information.
The Recipients: Students with a background in Management Studies