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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.

With this online training course, you can become a driving force for data-driven HR. Gain the expertise to develop, implement, and align Human Resources metrics with the overarching organizational goals — and strengthen HR’s strategic position in the process.


Online Self-paced

17 hours


Single course

only available as part of a certificate program


6 modules

19 video lessons + quizzes and case studies

What you will do

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Increase HR’s strategic value with metrics

Develop the knowledge and skills you need to identify and implement HR metrics that help your organization hit its goals. With the Strategic HR Metrics online training, you will be able to determine the efficiency and business impact of the workforce, and the HR department itself.

+ course structure


The HR Value Chain


Making Business Impact


Creating Powerful HR KPIs


The Implementation of HR Metrics


The Workforce Scorecard


HR Metrics and HR 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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Erik van Vulpen

People Analytics Leader


Erik van Vulpen is an expert in connecting HR processes to business results through qualitative and quantitative methods. He’s a regular speaker at HR tech events and conferences around the world. Erik also teaches at Utrecht University, The Netherlands and as the founder of AIHR, he provides training to dozens of senior HR leadership teams. Erik graduated in Law, Psychology (hons.) and Business Administration (hons.).

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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 and make powerful business impact

Creating HR Metrics

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

HR Metrics implementation

Learn how to successfully implement HR metrics within your organization and become the driving force for data-driven HR

HR Scorecard & Benchmarking

Create an human resources and workforce scorecard to benchmark your HR metrics to determine the efficiency and impact of your HR team

Download syllabus

Download the syllabus for the HR Metrics and Reporting Certificate Program (includes the Strategic HR Metrics course).

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The Strategic HR Metrics course is available as part of our HR Metrics & Dashboarding Certificate Program.
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Why should I enroll in this online Strategic HR Metrics training course?

Data is becoming the key driving force behind many, if not most, of HR’s activities. It also plays a crucial role in promoting and cementing HR’s position as a strategic pillar of an organization. The Strategic HR metrics course positions you to take the lead on defining and implementing strategically relevant and standardized metrics within your organization. This expertise will help you advance further in your HR career and excel in your current or future role as an HR leader.

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.

How can I use this course to increase the strategic value of my HR department?

HR is increasingly being recognized as crucial to an organization’s strategy. This online Strategic HR Metrics course will help you speed up the process by expanding your expertise on human resources metrics. You will be able to identify and create powerful KPIs to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of your HR activities, as well as making data-driven decisions that lead to real business impact.


+   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 17 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. 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 [email protected]

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