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    7 modules / 28 video lessons Our online programs are self-paced. On average, students take 21 hours to complete this course (3 hours per module).
    12 months You will have 12 months to finish this course. Upon completion you will keep full access to all lessons and materials for the remaining months.
    certificate + SHRM & HRCI Upon completion you will receive an official certificate of completion. The certificate id will enable you to add it to your LinkedIn profile.
    This course is eligible for personal development credits with the HRCI and SHRM.

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HR Analytics Leader

Self-paced online course | 7 modules

As the HR Analytics Leader, you are heading the implementation of data-driven HR practices throughout your organization and become the most important link between HR and ‘the business’.

By analyzing the impact of people-related decisions, you show business leaders which levers they need to pull in order to boost business performance – a unique skill that will benefit both your organization and your career.

No pre-requisite technical or statistical knowledge required.


of organizations see people analytics as a high priority. Only 27% have the skills to execute HR analytics projects

Why enroll in the HR Analytics Leader program?

HR Analytics professionals have a unique set of skills and bring essential value to organizations eager to take the gut feeling out of the equation and start driving more data-driven people decisions. As a result, the demand for data-savvy HR professionals far exceeds the current supply.

The HR Analytics Leader course helps you develop exactly these unique and in-demand skills. As a graduate of this program, you are ready to launch or advance your career in HR Analytics.

Take a strategic approach

The HR Analytics Leader course is a part of the strategic dimension of the People Analytics Excellence Framework. This course is designed to develop a specific set of core competencies & skills:

  • Critical Evaluation
  • Business Acumen
  • Problem Solving (through data)
  • Analysis Design
  • Stakeholder Management
puzzle pieces: technical, strategic, cultural

What you will do

Build a People Analytics function from scratch

Launch or advance your career in HR Analytics by developing practical and in-demand skills. The HR Analytics Leader course teaches you to set up an analytics function and head the implementation of data-driven HR practices throughout your organization.

Impact Analytics

Analyze dozens of real-life examples, in-depth case studies, the HR value chain, and learn to create business value through data analytics.

Leading Change

Develop a detailed plan for implementing data-driven HR practices and embedding a culture of data-driven HR with the final ‘leading change’ assignment.

Business Case & Consulting

Identify which business problems are a priority and draft a strong business case using our HR value chain methodology.

Competency Matrix

Build a competency matrix for your organization and find out what skills and people you need to succeed in your HR analytics projects.

Stakeholder Management

Keep track of your stakeholders using our stakeholder management toolkit. Manage them based on their involvement, informational needs, and objectives.

curriculum outline

MODULE 1 | Introduction to HR Analytics

MODULE 2 | Consulting the Business

MODULE 3 | Building the Business Case

MODULE 4 | Working with HR data

MODULE 5 | Data Cleaning & HR Metrics

MODULE 6 | Hypothesis & Data Analysis

MODULE 7 | Data-Visualization & Reporting


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

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    No pre-requisite technical or statistical knowledge required.
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SHRM approved provider sealAIHR is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSMor SHRM-SCPSM.

hrci provider sealAIHR is an approved provider with the HR Certification Institute (HRCI®) and recognized to offer recertification credits. Click here to learn more.

Transform your career

Develop a unique skill that will benefit both your organization and your career.


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Learn anywhere, anytime

AIHR’s lessons are bite-sized so you can learn in a way that fits your schedule, anywhere, and on any device. This flexibility is combined with a series of tools and support that will help you succeed.

Practitioner Community
Solve problems together and find a little inspiration and expert perspective each and every day.

Resource Library
The implementation roadmap and resource library contain hundreds of curated content and exclusive resources that we have developed together with our corporate clients.

Engaging Content
Courses consist of a blend of interactive content such as video lessons, hands-on assignments, real-life examples, reading materials, and bonus content.

Meet your instructors

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Erik van Vulpen is the founder of AIHR. He is an expert in connecting HR processes to business results through qualitative and quantitative methods and globally recognized as one of the top thought leaders in the field. Erik is a regular speaker at conferences, he trained hundreds of HR leadership teams to apply data-driven HR and analytics in their organization. He also teaches at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) and graduated in Law, Psychology (hons.) and Business Administration (hons.).

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While the recognition of the applicability of People Analytics to HR management has been fairly recent, the building blocks to do this have been evolving for decades. In that vein, Lyndon Sundmark provides a seasoned perspective and a wealth of practical knowledge and ideas to People Analytics. His HR work, which started out as a human resource-planning analyst in the 80’s, has always sought to encourage HR to be ‘data-driven’.

Bonus content with

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Dr Max Blumberg, PhD
Founder of the Blumberg Partnership, a Top 50 analytics consultancy

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David Green
Global People Analytics Thought Leader & Speaker

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Dr. Alec Levenson
Senior Research Scientist @ Center for Effective Organizations (CEO), University of Southern California

Is this course the right fit for me?

If you’re not sure this course is the right fit, schedule a free call with one of our admissions advisors to find out.

If you are someone who recognizes the need for more data-driven decision making in HR, or if you are interested in becoming an HR Analytics Leader/Manager/Director, this course is ideal for you. In fact, you will learn how to start embedding data-driven HR practices within your organization.

You should especially consider this course if you are a committed newcomer to the field starting from scratch and are ready to set up an analytics function without wasting years and money trying to figure it out on your own.

In short, the HR Analytics Leader course is designed for anyone interested in preparing for the role of an HR analytics leader/manager, HR analytics consultant or any role similar to these.

What are the job perspectives?

This course qualifies you for a wide array of HR Analytics related roles such as HR Analytics Lead(er), HR Analytics Consultant, HR Analytics Manager, Director of Workforce Analytics.

Thanks to the solid foundation this course offers, it is also the perfect starting point to specialize further for roles such as HRIS Analyst, HR Data Analyst, or HR Data Scientist.

Can I preview the courses and lessons?

Yes! We have uploaded two lessons to our preview portal. In the syllabus, you will find the detailed curriculum overview.

Are there subtitles available?

Yes! The HR Analytics Leader course offers English and Spanish subtitles for all the video lessons. The voiceover is in English. You can simply enable or disable the captions yourself.

Reading materials and assignments are only available in English.


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