Generates and displays changing information and realistic scenarios for participants to respond to during the group discussion exercise, providing a positive and dynamic candidate experience.
Presents and updates information during the group discussion exercises in contemporary communication formats including email, social media, instant messages and video.
Minimal facilitation is needed, saving you time as well as the costly resource of role-players.
The group discussion exercise content is pre-recorded, removing the risk of human error and giving you consistency across multiple centres.
Multimedia assessments have been shown to have higher levels of validity and have lower subgroup differences than paper-based assessments.
We’ll work with you to design exercises that are aligned to your organisation’s branding and context, giving your candidates a realistic job preview during their assessment centre.
Now, our world renowned AC-EXS® range offers two ready-to-use Business Sim group discussion exercises:
In this exercise participants assume the role of Graduates taking part in a Graduate Scheme at Greengates, a multinational supermarket retailer. The Graduates have been asked to form a working group by Camille Thomas, the Marketing Director. The purpose of the working group is to review and provide recommendations around a number of proposed initiatives for Greengates that relate to healthy living, whilst taking in new information about Greengates’ competitors and reacting to this. Total exercise time = 60mins.
In this exercise participants assume the role of Business Managers within Alpha Plastics; one of the UK’s most successful plastics manufacturing companies. The Business Managers are attending a Group Meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss some issues for Alpha Plastics and to provide recommendations to resolve each one. The issues to be discussed cover customer service, competitor activity and a production issue. Participants must respond to new information about each of the issues presented via the Business Simulation video during their discussion. Total exercise time = 60mins.
Note that this exercise can be used in conjunction with our popular paper-based Analysis Exercise, ‘Global Expansion Project,’ which is set in the same fictional company.