About Us

The author of WOPI tools, Dr. Petteri Niitamo (LinkedIn) attended the PhD program in psychology in University of California at Berkeley as a Fulbright grantee in 1986-1989. Prior to building the WOPI system he worked as Chief of Psychological Assessment at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health in 1993-2002. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of competencies at Aalto University in 2004-2012 and has written books on motives, assessment methods at work and interviewing.

Competencies are replacing jobs as the focus in work. WOPI initiates self-directed learning and competence development in the new world of work. WOPI provides a springboard and a roadmap in reskilling the workforce to new competencies created by digitalization. Personal motivation, ways of thinking and attitudes have since the caveman been the ultimate drivers - the wheels of competence.

Buros Center for Testing is a nonprofit organization within the University of Nebraska with the mission of improving the science and practice of testing and assessment. The Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY; first edition in 1938) and the Tests in Print series are standards in the field. The world's premier test reviewer has conducted a dual peer review on WOPI in the 20th edition of MMY.

The International Test Commission (ITC) is a nonprofit association of national psychological associations, test commissions and test publishers committed to promoting effective testing and assessment policies, development and uses of educational and psychological instruments. Competence Dimensions Ltd, the publisher of WOPI is Affiliate member of ITC among international test publishers.


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