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HR Data Visualization | Online Course

You have the HR data, now how will you use it to drive action and change throughout your organization? By creating compelling, impactful, and engaging data visualizations that tell the story for you!

Learn the core principles and techniques of data visualization, so that you can turn HR data into compelling charts and graphs that provide business leaders with the strategic people insights they need for fact-based decision making.


Online Self-paced

12 hours


12 Months

12 months to obtain your certificate


3 Modules

9 video lessons + assignments

What you will do

HR analyst working on HR data visualizations

Make your HR data come to life

With the skills and knowledge taught in this online HR training, you will be able to turn data into impactful and engaging visual stories that drive fact-based decision-making. From the nuances of storytelling to the science behind how we process visual information, you will develop a unique skill set that will prove indispensable in HR's data-driven future.

+ course structure


Introduction to Data Visualization


Finding Stories in the Data


Storytelling With Data

Download the syllabus for a detailed overview of all lessons, assignments, reading materials, and bonus content.

+ meet your instructor

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Hilje de Boer

Data Visualization Consultant and Designer


Hilje de Boer is a dataviz specialist who believes in focusing on the story behind the data. Using data visualization and storytelling, Hilje brings data to life and ensures the message is clear. She has experience in HR, financial services, healthcare, non-profits, startups, universities and other sectors.

Master data visualization skills

Learn to create compelling, impactful, and engaging data visualizations that tell the story for you.

Drive action with data

Look at data differently and use visualizations to gain new insights and drive strategic decision-making throughout HR.

Storytelling with data

Use storytelling techniques to find the stories in your data and build engaging visualizations that tell them for you.

Design compelling dashboards

Learn practical skills to use graphs, labels, and colors to craft insightful and impactful reports.

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Explore the full detailed curriculum by downloading the syllabus pdf

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HR Data Visualization

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Why should I enroll?

The future of HR is data-driven. If you are one of the many HR professionals who are already working with HR data, being able to effectively communicate the stories hidden within vast amounts of data gives you and your organization a strategic competitive advantage.

Data alone is just not enough. Decision-makers need clear and compelling insights, not endless rows and columns of unfiltered information. In this online course, you learn how to use data visualization techniques to find and reveal the stories within your HR data, so that you can provide the pivotal input that can influence strategic decisions and help your organization win in the marketplace.

What is HR data visualization?

HR data visualization is essentially the process of transforming raw data into meaningful visual stories presented in the form of insightful graphs, charts and dashboards. Because of the way our brain processes information, presenting data in a visual way helps us discover patterns and trends, making data visualization a much more effective way of conveying a story than overloading stakeholders with raw data.

In order for HR to really become data-driven, information needs to be presented intuitively and accompanied by a clear story so that it becomes easy to use in the decision-making process. This means that in addition to a certain level of data literacy, you also need to understand how people process visual information, and how to explore data to uncover its story. Knowledge of various types of charts and graphs, and the pitfalls associated with them, is an essential part of creating effective and compelling visualizations of HR data.


+   Is there a fixed schedule?

No. This training is 100% online and self-paced! When you learn and how much time you spend each day, week, or month is up to.

In total, you will need to invest approximately 12 hours to finish the course.

+   How long do I have access to the course?

In total, you will have 12 months of access to the student portal, all lessons, and learning materials. All courses are also part of the Full Academy License, which gives you a total of 18 months of access to everything.

+   Are there subtitles available?

Yes. All our online trainings come with English subtitles.

+   Is this online course the right fit for me?

If you’re not sure if this course is the right fit, we are here to help you determine which training best fits your goals and needs! Simply talk to one of our admissions advisors or send them an email at

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