Self-assessment of Сompetencies as a Tool for Assessing the Effectiveness of Corporate Educational Programs



The existing tools for assessing the effectiveness of educational programs differ in the degree of effectiveness, applicability, and costs. The self-assessment method, which involves the determination of the level of expression of various qualities by students of educational programs before and after graduation. The method of assessing students' own competencies has significant limitations associated with social desirability. Nevertheless, the article analyzes the possibilities of using this method to assess the effectiveness of corporate educational programs. The results of using the self-assessment method to assess the effectiveness of corporate educational programs conducted in large organizations are presented. The possibilities and limitations of using various kinds of criteria for evaluating themselves by listeners are substantiated. The conclusion is made about the possibility of using the self-assessment method in the case of the focus of educational programs on the development of meta-competencies of managers. The article provides data on the assessment of learning outcomes, discusses the potential reasons for the differences obtained in the framework of projects, as well as the possibilities and limitations of using the self-assessment method to assess the educational effect of corporate training programs.

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Keywords: corporate training programs, management competencies, performance evaluation models, learning outcomes, tools and methods of assessment, educational goals

Journal rubric: Psychology of Education

Article type: scientific article


Received: 15.11.2021


For citation: Dmitrieva M.M., Umnov S.V., Podolsky D.A. Self-assessment of Сompetencies as a Tool for Assessing the Effectiveness of Corporate Educational Programs [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psychological-Educational Studies, 2021. Vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 189–202. DOI: 10.17759/psyedu.2021130412. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Maria M. Dmitrieva, Head of direction, Corporate University of PJSC "GAZPROM NEFT", St.Petersburg, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Sergey V. Umnov, Leading expert, Federal State Budgetary Institution “National Institute of Quality of Roszdravnadzor, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Dmitry A. Podolsky, Associate professor School of social sciences, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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