This course provides participants with a solid foundation in Harrison theories, principles, report structure, and use of the various reports. Participants will also learn how to apply various Harrison reports in creating specific and effective development action for employees. Hands-on activities, interactive discussions, and practice will provide participants with a thorough understanding of the theory and use of the Harrison Report. Emphasis will be on the Paradox Reports, Traits and Definitions, Engagement & Retention Analysis and Behavioural Success Analysis for Development and Job Success Analysis for Recruitment. This course prepares participants to conduct Harrison Assessments developmental debriefs and using the reports for hiring.

Course outcomes

Participants will leave with a working understanding of the main Harrison Assessments reports and the ability to:

  • Understand and explain the Enjoyment Performance and Paradox Theories
  • Explain the Traits and Definitions, Paradox Graph, Job Success Analysis and Behavioural Success Analysis Reports
  • Deliver the first 30 minutes of an individual debrief / explanation session
  • Apply insights from the reports for development purposes
  • Understand the process of setting up a Job Success Formula for selection
  • Use relevant HA reports effectively during an interview

Specific content includes:

  • The underlying theories of the Harrison Assessments
  • The trait scoring scale
  • The Traits & Definitions Report, The Paradox Report, Job Success Analysis Suitability and Behavioural Success Analysis Similarity Reports
  • How to explain the implications of a Paradox
  • How to interpret the Paradox Graph as it relates to potential strengths and areas of improvement
  • Practice explaining the required content necessary for the first 30 minutes of a Harrison Assessments development debrief


This course follows from the Harrison Employee Development Accreditation and provides participants with hands-on roleplay, information, and experience needed to effectively conduct one-on-one Harrison debriefs, either in person or over the phone. Hands-on activities, interactive discussions, and roleplays prepare participants to effectively use Harrison in their day-to-day debrief and coaching activities. Participants will learn to apply a structured approach and incorporate the Main Graph as an optional tool to add significant depth in their one-on-one sessions.

This course provides the culminating activities that give participants a complete understanding and competency development in use of key Harrison Reports, and the ability to identify common trait patterns found in Paradox Reports and the Main Graph. Emphasis will be on the, Paradox Reports, Main Graph, and Traits and Definitions. This course prepares participants to conduct Harrison Assessments developmental debriefs.

Course outcomes

Participants will leave with:

  • An in-depth understanding of the Main Graph
  • How to integrate the Main Graph with the Paradox Graph
  • Extensive practice in how to deliver a complete developmental debrief

Specific content includes:

  • Overview of the basic tenets for understanding the Harrison Assessments
  • How to interpret the Main Graph and integrate Paradox Interpretation into the Main Graph
  • Increased knowledge of stress behaviours (flips) and their implications
  • Preparation in how to deliver a Harrison Assessments developmental debrief
  • Introduction to other Harrison Assessments Reports related to developmental use
  • How to use Harrison Paradox Team Graph reports
  • Extensive practice on the interpretative part of a developmental debrief with feedback


  • Employee Development Accreditation Module – 2 Days
  • Debriefing and Coaching Accreditation Module – 1 Day

Harrison Assessments Employee Development Workshops 2020
Mon & Tues 13-14 January 2020
Mon & Tues, 16 – 17 March 2020
Mon & Tues, 15 – 16 June 2020
Mon & Tues, 19- 20 October 2020
Mon & Tues, 15 – 16 August 2020

For clients who are using Harrison Assessments and are interested in the HA Accreditation, please register.