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Psychological Assessment Tools : Development and Application (workshop)

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Dates: October 10-11, 2023
Programme Director: Prof. Prachi Bhatt & Prof. Sanghamitra Buddhapriya
Mode: Online



Programme Introduction:

Competent people are asset to any successful organization and thus are of great value. Here, an important research tool i.e. psychometric testing plays a crucial role in enabling the identification and consequent development of the competencies. Psychometric testing finds its implications for HR professionals as part of HR endeavors like selection, training, promotion, counseling and development, etc. of job incumbents. Also, research-based understanding of the same is beneficial to handle people related issues. Understanding of psychometrics is concerned with the comprehension of theory and technique of psychological measurement, which aids basically in the measurement of knowledge, abilities, attitudes, and personality traits. The field is primarily concerned with the construction and validation of measurement instruments and its administration.

Programme Objectives:

This workshop has been designed with an aim to familiarize the participants with measurement concepts & tools and improve selection and application of psychometric tests. Enabling participants to identify situations for which standardized tests can be used and where tests need to be developed. Training in the effective administration and interpretation of psychometric tests is also the objective of the program.

Programme Contents:

  • Significance of Psychometric Testing in Organizations and in Research
  • Tests and Measurement Principles
  • Process of Psychometric Test development
  • Assessment of selected psychometric tests
  • Application, Administering and Interpreting Tests
  • Cross-Cultural issues in Psychometric Instruments.


Programme Methodology:

Sessions would be delivered through a combination of:

  • Interactive Lectures & Discussions
  • Self-Assessment and Feedback


Target Organizations:

Mostly educational institutions but can include organizations where financial research and analytics are regularly carried out.

Targets participants:

All those who deal with psychometrics and testing within or outside the organization will benefit most from the program. Thus, the workshop will be useful for:

  • HR Professionals
  • Line managers & Departmental Heads
  • Academicians, Researchers
  • Trainers, Assessors
  • Professionals using psychometric-based development interventions


Dates & Duration of the Programme

October 10 – 11, 2023 (10:00 AM- 12:00PM &- 02:00 PM- 05:00 PM on each day)


Programme Fee

Particulars Fee for Online (Rs.)
Faculty Members 2360
Research Scholars/ Students 1180
Corporate Executives 4720

Please note the fee is inclusive of GST@18%

Programme Director:

Prof. Prachi Bhatt & Prof. Sanghamitra Buddhapriya

Prof. Prachi Bhatt: Professor in Organization Behavior & Human Resources Management at FORE School of Management. She is Ph.D. and Masters in Human Resource Management (Gold Medalist). She has over 14 years of research, teaching and training experience. Her Ph.D. research deals with HRD paradigm shift in High Performing Organizations. She is a Certified Expert in Competency-based Management from HRSG, Canada. Also, she is Certified in Negotiation Research and Teaching from one of the world's best Business Schools - Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA. She is an active participant in conferences & seminars and has papers to her credit and has published in National and International refereed journals of repute. She has also co-authored a book titled “Riding the New Tides: Navigating the Future Through Effective People Management”, published by Emerald Publishing (India) in 2017. 2017. She also has to her credit book-chapters in the books published by Taylor & Francis, Emerald Publishing (India), and Bloomsbury Publishing houses. Negotiation Skill, Competency Mapping and Management, HR Technology, Psychometric Research, Employer branding, are her current areas of interests. Her research experience and corporate association cover projects with Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd., Ahmedabad, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd, Anand, and Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. She has designed and conducted training programs for Faculty, Research Scholars, Administrators of Institutes, and for Corporate executives in both public and private sector organizations. She is also Head of Centre for Psychometric Testing & Research (CPTR) at FORE.


Prof. Sanghamitra Buddhapriya

Prof. Sanghamitra Buddhapriya is a Professor in the Department of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at FORE School of Management, New Delhi. She has more than 26 years of experience in research, teaching, training and consulting. She received the University Gold Medal for securing First Class First Position in M.A in Personnel Management and Labour Welfare. She is a PhD from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. She received the Prestigious Shastri-Indo Canadian Faculty Research Fellowship and did her Post- Doctoral research from Mc Master University, Hamilton, Canada. Her research interest lies in mentoring relationship, diversity management, and gender issues in management, work-life balance, and stress at work. She has authored two books and published many research articles in referred national and international journals. Prof. Sanghamitra conducts open and in-company management development programmes across level for leading public and private sector organizations like Engineers India Ltd, Powergrid, ONGC, IOC, OIL NHPC, MMTC, SAIL, THDC, NBCC, LNG Petronet, Sentiss Pharma, ITD Cementation to name a few. She enjoys conducting management development programmes on wide range of topics like leadership, team building, motivation, emotional intelligence, work-life balance, gender sensitivity, mentoring and coaching, interpersonal skills, managerial effectiveness, organizational culture, problem solving and decision making, creativity and innovation. She was selected as a resource person for training women civil servant on gender issues in management. She is also the Dean (Academics) at FORE.


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