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    online, self-paced Our online programs are self-paced. This means that all lessons are pre-recorded so that you can learn anytime, anywhere.
    7 modules / 28 video lessons Our online programs are self-paced. On average, students take 21 hours to complete this course (3 hours per module).
    12 months You will have 12 months to finish this course. Upon completion you will keep full access to all lessons and materials for the remaining months.
    certificate + SHRM & HRCI Upon completion you will receive an official certificate of completion. The certificate id will enable you to add it to your LinkedIn profile.
    This course is eligible for personal development credits with the HRCI and SHRM.

HR Analytics Leader

Transform your career by preparing yourself for a truly strategic role. As the HR Analytics Leader, you will be heading the implementation of data-driven HR practices throughout your organization and become the most important link between HR and ‘the business’.

By determining the impact of people related decisions and policies you show business leaders which levers they need to pull in order to boost business performance – a unique skill that will benefit both your organization and your career.

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Learning Objective #1

Develop essential skills to successfully lead an organization to people analytics success

Learning Objective #2

Acquire the relevant knowledge to coordinate and communicate with stakeholders such as data analysts, IT, and other specialists

Learning Objective #3

Learn about the various applications of analytics and develop an internal business case for your organization

Learning Objective #4

Learn the basics of the ETL (extract transform load), analytics, statistics, and data mining process

Learning Objective #5

Know where to extract (HR) data, common data formats, tools, and how to work with data

Learning Objective #6

Learn the basics of HR data and how HR adds value through analytics

Build an Analytics function from scratch

Launch or advance your career in HR Analytics by developing practical and in-demand skills. You’ll learn to set up and analytics function and champion the implementation of data-driven HR practices throughout the organization.

See course outline

MODULE 1: Introduction to HR Analytics

MODULE 2: Consulting the Business

MODULE 3: Building the Business Case

MODULE 4: Working with HR data

MODULE 5: Data Cleaning & HR Metrics

MODULE 6: Hypothesis & Data Analysis

MODULE 7: Data-Visualization & Reporting


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  • 7 self-paced modules
  • 28 video lessons
  • Reading material & bonus content
  • 21 hours of learning content
  • 12 months full access
  • 30-day 100% money-back guarantee We pride ourselves on high-quality programs. That’s why we offer a 30-day no-questions-asked 100% money back guarantee. If for any reason you are unhappy, just ask for a full refund.

Learn anywhere, anytime

We work together with the world’s leading practitioners and subject matter experts to develop courses that will help you acquire new skills and boost your career.

    The online student portal enables you to learn at your own pace. It is fully responsive and works on any device with an internet connection.
    Have a question? Simply contact your instructor. Use the student forum to connect with your fellow students.

SHRM approved provider sealAnalytics in HR is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSMor SHRM-SCPSM.

hrci provider sealAnalytics in HR is an approved provider with the HR Certification Institute (HRCI®) and recognized to offer recertification credits. Click here to learn more.

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Meet your instructors

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Erik van Vulpen is the founder of Analytics in HR (AIHR). He is an expert in connecting HR processes to business results through qualitative and quantitative methods and globally recognized as one of the top thought leaders in the field. Erik is a regular speaker at conferences, he trained hundreds of HR leadership teams to apply data-driven HR and analytics in their organization. He also teaches at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) and graduated in Law, Psychology (hons.) and Business Administration (hons.).

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While the recognition of the applicability of People Analytics to HR management has been fairly recent, the building blocks to do this have been evolving for decades. In that vein, Lyndon Sundmark provides a seasoned perspective and a wealth of practical knowledge and ideas to People Analytics. His HR work, which started out as a human resource-planning analyst in the 80’s, has always sought to encourage HR to be ‘data-driven’.

Bonus content with

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Dr Max Blumberg, PhD
Founder of the Blumberg Partnership, a Top 50 analytics consultancy

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David Green
Global People Analytics Thought Leader & Speaker

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Dr. Alec Levenson
Senior Research Scientist @ Center for Effective Organizations (CEO), University of Southern California

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Why should I enroll?

The demand for data-savvy HR professionals and in particular HR Analytics professionals far exceeds the current supply.

The HR Analytics Leader course offers you the opportunity to develop in-demand HR Analytics skills and launch (or advance) your career in this exciting new field. By the end of the program, you will have a solid knowledge of HR Analytics and will be ready to specialize further in the field. Furthermore, you will have created a plan to start implementing data-driven HR practices within your organization and possess the skills necessary to head the implementation.

Is this course the right fit for me?

If you are someone who recognizes the need for more data-driven decision making in HR, or if you are interested in becoming an HR Analytics Leader/Manager/Director, this course is ideal for you. In fact, you will learn how to start embedding data-driven HR practices within your organization.

Also consider this course if you are a committed newcomer to the field starting from scratch and are ready to set up an analytics function without wasting years and money trying to figure it out on your own.

In short, the HR Analytics Leader course is designed for anyone interested in preparing for the role of an HR analytics leader/manager, HR analytics consultant or any role similar to these.

If you’re not sure this course is the right fit, schedule a free call with one of our admissions advisors to find out.

What are the job perspectives?

This course qualifies you for a wide array of HR Analytics related roles such as HR Analytics Lead(er), HR Analytics Consultant, HR Analytics Manager, Director of Workforce Analytics.

Thanks to the solid foundation this course offers, it is also the perfect starting point to specialize further for roles such as HRIS Analyst, HR Data Analyst, or HR Data Scientist.

Can I preview the courses and lessons?

Yes! We have uploaded two lessons to our preview portal. In the syllabus, you will find the detailed curriculum overview.


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