Raven's Progressive Matrices™ (APM and SPM)
Overview: Assess nonverbal abilities
Other Languages: Available in US, UK, Australian, and Indian English; French, and Dutch
Completion Time: 42 minutes for APM, 47 minutes for SPM (Timed)
Online Price: $25
Program Usage: Selection, high-potential identification, high-level technical staffing, global staffing
Identify Agile Learners Who Can Solve New and Complex Problems
It’s easy to get lost in new, complex information or concepts and misinterpret the problem. Raven’s Progressive Matrices assesses skills essential for professionals, managers, and high-flyers, including advanced observation and clear-thinking skills, efficient problem solving, abstract reasoning, and the ability to learn. Use Raven’s when you need one of the most trusted cognitive ability tests in the industry.
Use This Assessment to Reveal:
- Advanced observation & clear thinking skills
- Analyzing & solving problems from complex information
- Abstract reasoning
- Ability to learn
A Great Assessment for Your Global Workforce
As a non-verbal measure, the test also provides a fairer measure of ability for individuals from different cultures because it is not influenced by language differences. This helps reduce cultural bias in your employee evaluations–an important benefit in today’s multicultural society and global workforce.
Advanced vs. Standard Progressive Matrices
Raven’s Advanced Progressive Matrices (APM) differentiates between people at the high end of intellectual ability. Commonly used for senior management positions and high level individual contributor positions (especially technical positions). Examples: software engineer; director level positions
Standard Progressive Matrices (SPM and SPM Plus) is commonly used for supervisory/entry level management positions and mid-level individual contributor positions. Examples: front line supervisor; purchasing agent
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