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Group assessment and selection activities

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MTa Select includes 8 cleverly designed practical assessment and selection activities that enable:

  • participants an opportunity to 'showcase' their qualities
  • assessors to observe a wide range of skills, attitudes, approaches and behaviours

The 8 activities in MTa Select are mapped to over 100 defined qualities. Popular assessment criteria include: Leadership, Problem Solving, Influencing, Managing Conflict, Customer Focus and Decision Making.

The comprehensive facilitators guide contains:

  • 8 x assessment activities
  • Facilitator notes for each assessment activity
  • A quality matrix mapped to each assessment activity
  • Data capture worksheets
  • Data evaluation worksheets
  • Participants briefs for each assessment activity
  • 2 large holdalls containing robust “MTa Select” components

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MTa® Product Guarantee:
+ All MTa Select components are guaranteed for 7 years

MTa® Quality Standards:
+ MTa Select is manufactured in Europe, to European quality standards

... Incredibly effective
Chris Goscomb, easyJet

Un-nervingly simple. Incredibly effective.

Chris Goscomb, easyJet
...now forms an integral part of our Recruitment Assessment Centre
Constable John Ritchie, Grampian Police

We have found the MTa Select an extremely effective tool in assisting us in identifying suitable candidates for the police service – it now forms an integral part of our Recruitment Assessment Centre – and has been well received by our own staff and candidates themselves

Constable John Ritchie, Grampian Police

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MTa Select

$1,525.00

1 x Set of MTa Select components (2 holdalls), plus:

  • + Complete set of supporting documentation: Assessors's guide, 8 x Assessment Activities, Assessors working documents, example assessment programmes etc.
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Assessment Activities in MTa Select

Adding Value35 minutes 4 to 8

Description: Value is added if participants: understand customer requirements, think outside the box, think logically, change, implement decisions. There is an option to introduce negotiation and competition within this activity.
Key assessment opportunities:

Business acumen
Creativity
Gaining commitment from others
Leading
Negotiating
Flexibility
Participants think outside the box
Understanding customer requirements

Name your Price20 to 30 minutes 4 to 8

Description: The group has to make money by: gathering information, generating and assessing options, making and implementing decisions quickly, making best use of resources, evaluation their efforts. Planning to use time and resources effectively is paramount.
Key assessment opportunities:

Building on ideas
Analysing problems
Challenging ‘norms’
Embracing change
Communicating appropriately
Prioritisation
Participants use resources effectively
Group assessing options

Back to Basics25 minutes 4 to 8

Description: A short sharp activity which demands planning, organisation, quick work and coping with the unexpected, including very different views about the 'obvious'. At first sight the task looks so simple, but it is so revealing!
Key assessment opportunities:

Assertiveness
Convincing
Identifying problems
Sensitivity to others
Attention to detail
Consistency
Team members planning
Coping with the unexpected

Tunnels30 to 45 minutes 4 to 8

Description: The brief is not easy to interpret. Besides having to clarify their task, participants need to display a full range of teamwork skills, particularly communicating, building on ideas and problem solving if they are to achieve their goal.
Key assessment opportunities:

Generating ideas
Inquisitiveness
Resolving problems
Planning
Reviewing progress
Determination and drive
Participants interpret the brief
Team members problem solving

Improving Performance45 minutes 4 to 8

Description: This challenging activity builds on either 'Tunnels' or 'Name your Price'. Improving Performance is particularly demanding because the task is based on developing and exploring ideas, many of which relate to their own, abilities and attitudes.
Key assessment opportunities:

Concentration
Cultural sensitivity
Honesty
Managing ambiguity
Resilience
Self awareness
Participants develop their ideas
Group members explore ideas

Making a Stand60 minutes 4 to 8

Description: What are participants' real skills, interests and abilities? How can they add value to a business? Participants have to crystallise their knowledge and understanding of themselves, link their strengths together and present their conclusions in a business context.
Key assessment opportunities:

Self evaluation
Recognising opportunities
Strategic thinking
Questioning to illicit information
Capitalising on diversity
Debating / discussing
Participants crystalise their knowledge
Presenting conclusions

Personal Pizzas4.5 to 5 hours 4 to 8

Description: This self assessment and planning tool involves individual and group work. It is designed for use in Career Development Workshops, not Assessment Centres.
Key insights: Through individual and group work, participants gain an insight into their life past and present and use this to shape their plans for their futures.
The group work together
Individual work

Just 35 Minutes35 minutes 4 to 8

Description: Just 35 Minutes is an in-tray exercise that uses computer, 'fax' and paper. The key is to identify the big issues and avoid the detail - but it's so tempting! Participants work on Just 35 Minutes as individuals.
Key assessment opportunities:

Balancing data in context
Evaluating and judging
Decision making
Focusing on critical issues
Prioritisation
Setting objectives
Thinking about the task
Identifying key issues