managing knowledge begins with measuring knowledge

We provide knowledge measurement solutions and services including web-based assessments and applications that allow you to enhance and optimise:

Project Staffing
Skill-gap Analysis
Career Development

Our assessments are available in most industries and disciplines including:

Project management
computer literacy
ms office
call center

our proposition

Include our knowledge measurement solutions in your best practices to:

  • Reduce hiring time and costs
  • Reduce training time and costs and improve ROI
  • Maximise productivity of project teams
  • Improve skill-gap analysis workforce planning
  • Facilitate benchmarking for performance management
  • Optimise career development programs and reduce staff attrition
  • Improve corporate standards with customised certification

our difference

Our assessments utilise proven methodologies to ensure you can reliably evaluate your candidates and employees in the most cost efficient and effective way. Combining performance and knowledge based techniques, you can cut the evaluation process in half.

Our Assessments

IT Professional – Programming, Development, Administration and Technical Support of both legacy and new languages and technologies including Java, .Net, C++, Oracle database or Microsoft SQL Server. Includes Disaster Recovery, IT Project Management and Aptitude. Features: IKM TeckChekTM and IKM ProjectManagementTM.

IBasic Computer Skills – Basic Computer Skills – Computer literacy including digital literacy and working with Windows.

ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions including SAP, PeopleSoft Financials and Oracle Financials.

Sales – Sales ability, practical experience and productivity for business-to-business, business-to-consumer and sales management for products, capital equipment, solutions and retail. Includes standards established by the National Retail Foundation for the National Skills Standards Board. Features: IKM SalesChekTM.

Accounting – Accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and financial statements as well as accounting software such as Peachtree and Quickbooks.

Attitude/Aptitude – Individual’s attitudes, aptitudes and characteristics to determine whether your candidate is a good fit for the job and for the organization.

Call Center – Customer service skills, sales ability, audio data entry, speed and accuracy, data analysis, cross-referencing, spelling, grammar and vocabulary, using simulations of call center scenarios.

Healthcare – Nursing and Clerical in the Healthcare field including medical terminology, billing and filing codes, medical coding and dosage calculations. Based on specific fields including critical care, surgical, intensive care, clinical radiology, labor and delivery, pediatrics, and psychiatric nursing.

Industrial – Machine skills and industrial mathematics as
well as specific knowledge in a variety of disciplines including construction, automotive, plumbing, electrical work and industrial safety.

MS Office – Microsoft Office including all versions of Word, Excel and Powerpoint, using performance measurement tools.

Secretarial & Clerical – Office and clerical skills including business English and math, typing, data entry, filing, coding, Lotus, WordPerfect and telephone and office management skills.

Staffing Industry – Recruiting, sales, operations, management and training, as well as understanding of compliance with employment rules, regulations and laws.

Talent Acquisition – Behavioural and cognitive assessments that measure candidate soft skills. Assessments are preconfigured for professionals, management, customer service, healthcare service, sales and industrial positions. However, clients can request custom test configurations.


Our unique adaptive methodology ensures the highest degree of result integrity in the shortest possible time and features:

  • Adaptive testing at sub-topic levels
  • Weighted questions and answers
  • Multiple correct answers
  • Percentile rankings 
  • Skills database

We also offers a linear testing platform. Linear assessments are the common test type everyone is familiar with from school.

Linear testing delivers all questions in the same order to each test taker, regardless how earlier questions are answered.

Linear testing is the preferred platform for aptitude testing, automating paper-based assessments and simplifying test creation.

Our linear assessments offer several scoring alternatives.

A simple linear test development tool, QwikWriteTM, is available to enable quick and simple conversion of paper-based tests as well as custom content. Creation of linear assessments can be easily scheduled using our standard test administration tools. All the sophisticated analytical tools available with our adaptive assessments are also available with the linear platform.

Our complete turn-key knowledge measurement solutions include:

  • Powerful and flexible assessments

    • Standard and customised

    • Detailed and quick

    • Supervised and unsupervised

    • Multiple languages

    • Accessibility from any computer with an Internet connection

  • Broad assessment selection

  • Detailed reporting and analysis

  • Prescribed training capabilities

  • Candidate shortlist automation

Assessment results can be easily integrated with existing learning management or HR systems and are stored in a secure database for subsequent analysis and review.

Our Assessment Tools

We recognise that corporations have varying knowledge measurement requirements, and no single product or solution can meet them all. We provide various tools to give you the flexibility to customise assessment content, create analytical reports, automate and align your recruitment and training process.

IKM Proficiency ProfileTM – Displays assessment results in an organised, easy-to-read format. Includes results at sub-topic levels and an Automated Score Interpretation highlighting the overall capability of the assessment-taker.

IKM QwikWriteTM – Develop and deploy traditional non- adaptive tests in a collaborative environment. QwikWriteTM is the perfect tool to quickly automate existing paper-based exams.

IKM TestBuildTM – Customise assessments by combining questions from relevant sub-topics within existing assessments.

IKM TrainingLinkTM – Link individuals to relevant training content based on IKM’s Proficiency ProfileTM.

IKM SkillSearchTM – Identifies individuals meeting search criteria.

IKM SkillGap AnalysisTM – Summarises overall skill gaps.

IKM Compare ScoresTM – Compares results by department, dates, and pre-and post-training.

IKM TestWriteTM – Develop any assessment or certification program based on IKM’s adaptive assessment methodology.

Our Certification

IKM Enterprise Certification

Customised certification programs to maintain organisational standards, procedures and process.

IKM Progressive Certification

Standard and customised certification programs for existing and future skills, products and roles.