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Learning Analytics | Online Course

Build a data-driven L&D function with learning analytics and help your employees reach their full potential. Enroll in this online course and learn how to measure the impact and effectiveness of your training programs. Develop the skills to design cost-effective learning interventions that yield high ROIs and ensure your workforce has what it takes to remain competitive in today's dynamic business landscape.


Online Self-paced

3 hours


Single course

only available as part of a certificate program


1 modules

4 video lessons + quizzes & assignments

What you will do

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Demonstrate the value of L&D with data

Leverage learning analytics to drive fact-based decision-making while training and developing your talent. In this online course, you will learn about the foundation of L&D analytics, including measuring the cost and benefits of learning, and calculating learning ROI. You will also learn how to use the Kirkpatrick model to formulate KPIs, collect metadata, and evaluate training effectiveness.

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Learning Analytics

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

+ meet your instructor

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Paul van der Laken, PhD

HR Data Scientist


Paul van der Laken started his career as a data scientist in the Human Resources domain. He strongly believes that data-driven decision making can help organizations attract, develop, motivate and retain their people more effectively and efficiently. In addition to his work as a data scientist, he is also an executive trainer at Erasmus University, Tilburg University, and the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science.

Learning Analytics Foundation

Learn the basics of L&D analytics, including the core processes and exactly how it adds value for HR and the wider organization.

Understand Learning Data

Explore the different levels of learning data and various methods to effectively gather learning data, such as surveys, interviews, and focus groups.

Measure Learning Effectiveness

Master the Kirkpatrick Model to evaluate the value of your training programs for the workforce and the organization using relevant learning KPIs.

Assess L&D Success

Explore different formulas to calculate the ROI of learning and the costs and benefits of learning interventions.

Download syllabus

Download the syllabus for the Learning & Development Certificate Program (includes the Learning Analytics course).

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Why should I enroll in this online training course?

As a Learning & Development professional, your responsibility doesn’t stop at designing and implementing L&D initiatives that are valuable, effective, and applicable to your workforce. You also need to have the data to support your learning interventions and get buy-in from business leaders and key stakeholders.

This course is designed to help you develop the skills needed to track the impact of your training programs and the costs involved. Using learning analytics, you will also have clear insight into where you need to improve to increase the effectiveness of your training. This is your first step to designing cost-effective learning solutions that not only help your workforce reach their full potential, but also contribute to your business success.

Why is this course not sold individually?

To optimize the quality of your learning experience, the Learning Analytics course is not available for standalone enrollment. The course is part of our Learning & Development Certificate Program and also included with the Full Academy Access License.

How will this course help me apply my skills and knowledge to solve real-life L&D problems?

Our training course is designed with practicality and applicability in mind. The theoretical component of the course is always accompanied by concrete examples. This makes it easier to understand how the theories behind L&D analytics play out in real life. Additionally, you’ll study popular models in the field of L&D (such as the ADDIE model, or the Kirkpatrick Model) and have the chance to apply them in practical case studies.


+   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 3 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 member portal, all lessons, and learning materials.

+   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 [email protected]

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