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Core Corporate Functions>Assessment for Design Thinking

Design thinking test to assess critical design thinking skills

Design thinking test is specifically designed to measure and evaluate the fundamental design thinking skills of candidates. Design thinking assessment helps to accurately assess the knowledge of candidates to apply concepts related to design thinking.

Inside This Assessment

Design thinking is an iterative process that involves cognitive, strategic, and heuristic methods to develop a design concept. It is used for creating design plans for new products, machines, buildings, etc. It involves several components of designing an item, including creative thinking, modeling, context analysis, prototyping, problems identification, assessment, and evaluation. Design thinking is essential in the current work scenario as it integrates imaginative and critical thinking that allows data and ideas to be organized and implemented along with precise decision-making. There is, therefore, a need to find potential hires with design thinking expertise. That is where Mercer | Mettl’s online design thinking test comes in handy.

Mercer | Mettl’s design thinking assessment is a pre-employment hiring test that employers can use during the job screening process to ascertain candidates' design thinking skills to determine their suitability for employment. This design thinking exam has been designed to assess candidates' knowledge to apply concepts related to design thinking. It tests an individual’s ability to deliver innovative solutions according to the iterative process of the design thinking methodology, identified through studies across different design domains, of design cognition and design activities in both laboratory and natural contexts. 

Mercer | Mettl’s design thinking test will help hiring managers select candidates with the best caliber. In addition, they can conduct assessments in a secure, controlled environment with features such as webcam proctoring, limited system access, and window violation. As a result, screening and engaging eligible candidates for the next stage of the hiring process seems easy with the design thinking exam. In addition, the test result reports offer a holistic insight into the candidates' performance, which is crucial in making objective hiring decisions.

Designed by subject matter experts, this online design thinking exam provides an in-depth review of candidate's domain-specific knowledge. The skills of the candidate are evaluated on three levels - easy, medium and difficult. This test contains 24 questions to be completed in 30 minutes

The candidates who do well in this test will have:

  • An understanding of human-centered design principles
  • Knowledge of design thinking principles, objectives, uses and critical factors
  • Knowledge of design thinking adoption and application
  • Knowledge of phases and techniques for testing Solutions

This design thinking test includes a set of specific application-based questions to measure the domain knowledge of a candidate on the following aspects:

  • Ability to understand the cognitive, strategic and practical processes by which design concepts are developed
  • Ability to understand the user, challenges assumptions and redefines problems in an attempt to identify alternative strategies and solutions

Key profiles the test can be useful for:

  • Product Manager
  • Design Strategist
  • Product Design Researcher

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Design Thinking Competency Framework

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Design Thinking is important for innovating with products. It helps deliver creative solutions according to the iterative process of the design thinking methodology, identified through studies, across different design domains.

Design Thinking helps provide a solution-faced approach to innovation. It helps in understanding the user, challenging assumptions, and redefining problems in an attempt to identify alternative strategies and solutions. 

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