MAP FAQ's

What are the system requirements?

What are the system requirements?

The minimum system specification to run MAP 2.0 is Internet Explorer 7, Flash 10 and a broadband connection. The system does run on a 512k connection, however we would advise 1mb upwards as an ideal.

What is the cost of MAP 2.0?

What is the cost of MAP 2.0?

There are many different ways of costing MAP 2.0, as it can be purchased in sections and it can be used in a number of ways from a stand-alone assessment tool to completing it as part of a management development programme.
The price for the basic MAP 2.0 Assessment which just covers the assessment of the 12 key competencies is £199. There are then a number of bundle prices to include assessment of management style, personal and communication styles, personal development plus re-assessment. The investment for a management development programme starts at £2,500. Prices are exclusive of VAT.

What happens to the results of the Assessment?

What happens to the results of the Assessment?

Following the assessment a personalised report can be generated in less than 1 minute – this can be given directly to the person completing the assessment or forwarded to a nominated person for discussion with the individual.

The approach taken will depend on what has been agreed when the Assessment is set up.

What are the key benefits of using MAP?

What are the key benefits of using MAP?

The key benefits of using MAP 2.0 include that it:
  • Training Needs Analysis
    • MAP 2.0 allows you to precisely understand your managers key development areas -Significantly increasing training ROI.
    • MAP 2.0 accurately highlights the specific areas that need development -Considerably reducing training time and overall spend.
  • Recruitment & Selection
    • MAP 2.0 gives you the most accurate analysis of the ability and personality style of your management candidates - Saving significantly on your recruitment time and spend.
  • Talent Management
    • MAP 2.0 will accurately identify your next generation of managers and leaders -Allowing your business to harness and develop the best talent around.
  • Training ROI & Evaluation
    • MAP 2.0 can be used before and after a training and development programme -Giving your organisation a factual and tangible indication of the direct impact of training.
  • Management Benchmarking
    • MAP 2.0 allows you to compare and contrast your managers against other managers in your industry -Providing your business with an accurate analysis of how you compare with your direct competition.

What applications can MAP 2.0 be used for?

What applications can MAP 2.0 be used for?

  • Benchmarking Competency
  • Development Planning
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Alternative to Assessment Centres
  • Talent Management
  • Redundancy Selection
  • Succession Planning
  • Team Building

What is MAP 2.0?

What is MAP 2.0?

MAP 2.0 is the unique, powerful and cost effective online assessment system that is used worldwide across all industries and sectors allowing you to quickly arrive at an objective understanding of your managers’ and leaders’ effectiveness in a number of common situations.

Is there a minimum number of people that I have to put through MAP 2.0?

Is there a minimum number of people that I have to put through MAP 2.0?

No, as MAP 2.0 is an on-line assessment tool you can put any number of people through from 1 to infinity – all they need is a valid email address.

How does the MAP Assessment Process work?

How does the MAP Assessment Process work?

MAP 2.0 uses a series of video based scenarios that follow the week in the life of a typical management team and take you on a fly on the wall journey through 13 different everyday scenarios that face today’s modern managers and leaders.

Throughout the comprehensive 3 hour assessment managers respond to questions and solve problems based on what they have observed and by interacting with the additional information that is made available to them along their journey. They must then ascertain what the most appropriate responses are to the questions.

These real-world situations measure the manager’s ability and readiness across twelve critical managerial competencies. There is also the option to measure and assess the individual manager’s management style, and their preferences when communicating and interacting with others.

How long does the MAP Assessment take?

How long does the MAP Assessment take?

It takes approximately 3 hours, however, that depends on the individual completing the assessment.

What’s in this for me?

What’s in this for me?

Management is about getting people to follow you and the best way to do that is to understand who you are and how you interact with others. In just 4.5 hours using MAP 2.0 you can get an objective insight into our management competence plus your management and personal styles. It's a half day investment that could change your life!

Just think what the impact on your business could be if you also put all
your Managers through the same process!

 

What competencies are assessed using MAP?

What competencies are assessed using MAP?

MAP assesses a manager’s performance in the following key competencies:
  • Time Management & Prioritising
  • Setting Goals & Standards
  • Identifying & Solving Problems
  • Appraising People & performance
  • Making Decisions & Weighing Risk
  • Giving Clear Information
  • Getting Unbiased Information
  • Training, Coaching & Delegating
  • Disciplining & Counselling
  • Thinking Clearly & Analytically
  • Planning & Scheduling Work
  • Listening & Organising

Which Organisations have used MAP Assessment?

Which Organisations have used MAP Assessment?

Some of the organisations that have used MAP Assessment include:
  • Skandia UK
  • Metropolitan Police
  • Avon Fire and Rescue
  • Barnsley MBC
  • Birmingham Museums
  • Centro
  • Ricoh
  • City of Stoke on Trent
  • Coventry PCT
  • Focus
  • Lincoln County Council
  • Liverpool University
  • N-Power
  • Assessment North East
  • Birmingham CC
  • North Norfolk DC
  • Pembrokeshire CC
  • Shell UK
  • Shropshire CC
  • Stockport CC
  • Sefton MBC
  • Manchester City Council
  • Wyre Borough Council
  • Wilson Lee

What does MAP stand for?

What does MAP stand for?

MAP stands for the Managerial Assessment of Proficiency.

What is the size of the database that is used for the benchmarking?

What is the size of the database that is used for the benchmarking?

MAP 2.0 benchmarks each individual’s responses against a database of over 15,000 managers and leaders, who have completed MAP in the UK, making it a highly valid and reliable assessment system.

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