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Strategic HR Metrics | Online Course

Data-driven HR can only be effective if it's based on the right human resources metrics. HR metrics help determine the efficiency and impact of the workforce and the HR department itself.

This online training also teaches you how to develop, implement, and align them with your organizational strategy. Because of its practical approach, you will be able to immediately apply your new skills and help HR make an impact in your organization.


Online Self-paced

15 hours


12 Months

12 months to obtain your certificate


5 modules

17 video lessons + reading materials & bonus content

What you will do

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Drive the decision-making process

Become a driving force for data-driven HR. With the Strategic HR Metrics online training, you will develop the knowledge and skills that you need to identify and implement the HR metrics that will help your organization hit its goals.

+ course structure


The Bigger Picture


The HR Scorecard


Business Case


The Workforce Scorecard


HR Metrics and Analytics

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

+ meet your instructors

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Mark Lawrence

Data-driven HR Leader


Mark Lawrence has a proven track record in the field of HR and Learning & Development. With a background in Management Consultancy, he was part of IBM’s ‘Top Talent’ community. He serves as an advisor for numerous professional research bodies and is regularly called upon to speak at conferences on topics such as HR analytics and data visualization.

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Rene Klep

HRM Lecturer


Rene Klep has gained in-depth experience in several international businesses as senior HR manager in companies like Belden, Stork, and Philips. He’s a well-known expert in the field of HR metrics, HR analytics, and strategic workforce planning. Currently, he is working as a lecturer and curriculum developer in Human Resource Management at Avans University of Applied Sciences.

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David Creelman

Data & Analytics Consultant


David Creelman is best known for his extensive research & writing on the most important areas of human capital. He won numerous awards, such as the best book award for his book “Management Reset” and the Walker Award for his research on Boards & HR. He is the CEO of Creelman Research, which can count among its clients think tanks, consultants, academics and organizations from around the world.

Strategic Business Alignment

Develop strategic HR metrics that are aligned with your organization's strategy

Creating HR Metrics

Understand the different types of metrics that are out there and their respective application and impact

Implementing HR Metrics

Learn how to successfully implement HR metrics within your organization

HR Scorecard & Benchmarking

Create an human resources and workforce scorecard to benchmark your HR metrics

Download syllabus

Explore the full detailed curriculum by downloading the syllabus pdf

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12 months access to the HR Metrics & Dashboarding Certificate Program. Includes the Strategic HR Metrics course course.


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Why is this course relevant?

Decision-makers are increasingly relying on data to drive strategic people-related decisions. Human resources metrics are crucial pieces of input for such decision-making processes. The Strategic HR Metrics course positions you to take the lead on defining and implementing strategically relevant and standardized HR metrics within your organization.

Why is this course not sold individually?

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


+   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 15 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. And this course also comes with additional Spanish 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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