INSIGHT Science and Engineering Skills and Mindset

INSIGHT Science & Engineering Professional Assessment
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INSIGHT Science and Engineering Skills and Mindset

Overview

INSIGHT Science and Engineering Professional (INSIGHT SE Pro) was created to meet industry’s need to objectively measure the mindset attributes and critical thinking skills that motivate and enable professionals working in these disciplines to contribute in a significant way to solving structurally, technologically, and scientifically complex problems.

Science and experienced professionals rely on their thinking skill to solve multi-dimensional problems and to make technically challenging decisions. Their knowledge must be up to date, their performance well practiced, and their thinking must be sound, logical and well reasoned. However, thinking skills are only part of the equation; strong thinkers also exhibit strong mental disciplines that drive them to identify opportunities and reduce risk.

INSIGHT SE Pro is a complete research-based solution: a two-part test that has been calibrated to objectively, reliably measure skills and mindset. Together, they deliver metrics to quantify performance potential and determine an individual’s fit for future roles and leadership.

Skills Assessed

INSIGHT Science and Engineering Professional Reasoning Skills Test provides an assessment of overall strength of their thinking skills. Using workplace related science and engineering scenarios, questions on the skills portion of the INSIGHT SE Pro challenge test takers to apply their thinking skills.

  • Induction
  • Deduction
  • Analysis
  • Evaluation
  • Interpretation
  • Inference
  • Numeracy
  • OVERALL Reasoning Skills.

Mindset Attributes Assessed

The most successful science and engineering professionals have a mindset that includes being curious, open-minded, resourceful, and collaborative.  INSIGHT Science and Engineering measures characteristics needed to approach problem solving and decision making creatively and effectively:

  • Truth-seeking
  • Open-mindedness
  • Analyticity/Foresight
  • Systematicity/Focus
  • Confidence in Reasoning
  • Inquisitiveness
  • Maturity of Judgment
  • Resourcefulness
  • Collaborative.

Data Reported

Objective, reliable metrics are invaluable in making your operations successful. Individual and group data are used in candidate selection, onboarding, training, program evaluation as well as talent identification and development.

INSIGHT Science and Engineering Professional reports provide comprehensive metrics on the strengths and weaknesses of 15 key aspects of problem-solving.   Numerical scores and recommended performance assessments reflect the extent to which the person being assessed manifested a given skill or attribute. Printable individual reports document specific strengths and areas for growth.

Group reports display aggregated statistics and bar-charts for each INSIGHT metric.

User Manuals provide comprehensive information how to optimally interpret INSIGHT results reports.

Validity and Reliability

Our assessments are built on the growing science of the measurement of human decision-making.  Each instrument has been psychometrically evaluated in collaboration with researchers, educators, trainers and working professionals, to assure cultural and language competence in the intended test taker group

Test Administration

Secure, encrypted online testing is available 24x7x365 with our multilingual delivery options.   Our online system provides the option of taking our assessments on virtually any device.

Insight Assessment manages logins/passwords, assignments; all you need to do is tell us when and how many individuals you will be testing or training. Tech support is available 24/7.

The online test-taker interface is easy to use, data encrypted and flexible. Tests can be assigned to be taken within any window of time which meets the client’s needs. Each test is scored as soon as the test taker submits responses to the items on the test.

Contact Us

Only resourceful science and engineering professionals with excellent critical thinking skills will be able to use those advances to solve the problems and to make the decisions necessary to achieve and maintain competitive advantage. Contact us to preview INSIGHT Science and Engineering Professional.

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