This course is a starting place for HR and People professionals who want to learn a right way to use HR and People data. It helps you understand why HR analytics is a critical and growing discipline in HR and how companies are using HR data to make better decisions.

In the course you will build a foundation of analytical skills and learn how to apply these skills to solve 'real world' HR and People problems. You will learn a logical and systematic approach to HR analytics with a focus on how to extract actionable insights from your data and use those insights in the decision-making process.

Course Key Concepts: HR analytics, People analytics, Talent analytics, HR data, Survey data, Benchmarks or benchmarking, HR metrics, Flight risk, Recruiting metrics

Learning Objectives
  • Explore HR Analytics and it's major components
  • Identify the different types of HR and People data and how to use them
  • Discover how to analyze HR and People data
  • Recognize how to extract actionable insights from data
Last updated/reviewed: March 16, 2024
4 Reviews (25 ratings)


Anonymous Author
This course covers a basic understanding of data analytics. There are slides available that assist with the relevant information of the lecture. This course would definitely be helpful for beginners that are interested in the world of data analytics. would recommend!

Anonymous Author
It would be better to see more real-life examples of HR analytics implementation, even at the cost of time for the course

Anonymous Author
It is good to refreshes the basic knowledge of the HR analytics and how it can be used in a simple language

Anonymous Author
It was a good overview of analysing Human Resources data

Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
  Introduction to HR Analytics 1011:56
  HR Analytics:What it is and why it matters3:25
  HR Analytics Key Priority2:19
  HR Analytics Primary Components2:28
  Understand and Use your HR and People Data3:51
  The Data Foundation4:23
  Primary Types of Structured Data5:16
  Structuring Data Example4:07
  Data Governance Overview2:43
  How to Analyze your HR and People Data3:07
  Descriptive Statistics5:50
  Inferential Analysis5:13
  Statistical Significance and Sample Size6:38
  Actionable Insights5:11
  Gender Pay Gap8:33
  Key Takeaways2:41
Continuous Play
  HR Analytics 1011:07:39
Supporting Materials
  Slides: HR Analytics 101: How to analyze and use your HR dataPDF
  HR Analytics 101: How to analyze and use your HR data Glossary/IndexPDF
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