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    online, self-paced Our online programs are self-paced. This means that all lessons are pre-recorded so that you can learn anytime, anywhere.
    7 modules / 18 hours Our online programs are self-paced. On average, students take 18 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 15 personal development credits with the HRCI and SHRM.

HR Data Analyst

By analyzing HR data you take the first step towards determining the impact of people-related policies on your organization’s bottom line. This entry-level course enables students to familiarize themselves with working on (HR) data using Microsoft Excel and Power BI.

The HR Analyst course is specifically tailored for those people that have little or no experience in processing and analyzing data. You will learn to extract, merge, clean and analyze datasets. At the end of the course, you will have built your own custom dashboard in Power BI.

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Learning Objective #1

Learn to use Excel and Power BI to combine, clean, and analyze HR data

Learning Objective #2

Present data-driven insights to key stakeholders by building custom HR dashboards

Learning Objective #3

Apply the basics of strategic workforce planning (SWP), succession and scenario planning within your organization

Learning Objective #4

Learn to calculate the ROI of HR activities

Learning Objective #5

Gain hands-on experience processing and analyzing HR data

Learning Objective #6

Understand the dynamics of absenteeism and calculate the direct costs involved

Unlock the full potential of your HR data

Develop practical data analysis skills and start unlocking the full potential of your HR data. Whether you just want to become comfortable with working on HR data or have the ambition to become a real data scientist, this course offers the foundation you need. Its tutorial-style lessons enable you to gain hands-on experience, develop practical skills and apply those within your organization right away.

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MODULE 1: Strategic Workforce Planning

MODULE 2: Strategic Workforce Planning Part II

MODULE 3: Linking Human Resources to ROI

MODULE 4: Data Analysis in Excel

MODULE 5: Dashboarding in Excel

MODULE 6: Connecting HR Data Using Power BI

MODULE 7: Visualizing and Publishing HR Data in Power BI


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  • 7 self-paced modules
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We work together with the world’s leading practitioners and subject matter experts to develop courses that will help you acquire new skills and boost your career.

    The online student portal enables you to learn at your own pace. It is fully responsive and works on any device with an internet connection.
    Have a question? Simply contact your instructor. Use the student forum to connect with your fellow students.

SHRM Refertification Provider SealAnalytics in HR is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSMor SHRM-SCPSM.

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

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Meet your instructor

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Erik van Vulpen is the founder of Analytics in HR (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.).

Software Requirements

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Throughout this course, you will work with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Power BI. Microsoft Excel is part of the Microsoft Office suite and available for both Windows and Mac.

Power BI is Microsoft’s data-visualization software. For this course, you will need to download and install the FREE desktop version of Power BI. Your instructor will show you how to download and install Power BI.

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Why should I enroll?

Data is becoming an increasingly integral part of every aspect of HR. To be successful in today’s competitive market, all organizations need to learn how to leverage HR data to make better business decisions.

The HR Data Analyst course offers the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with HR data. You will develop practical skills that enable you to extract, combine, clean, and analyze HR data.

By the end of this course, you will be ready to apply these skills in your job and start generating data insights to support the decision-making process. Furthermore, you will have built your own custom HR dashboard in Power BI.

Do I need to buy Power BI?

No, the Power BI desktop version that we use in this course is available for free. You’ll find instructions to download this free version, in the course.

Which devices are supported by Power BI?

You can use Power BI on all Window computers. While it is not possible to install it on a Mac, it is available on all tablets and smartphones (including Apple devices).

Why Power BI?

Power BI is a powerful data-visualization tool and among the most mainstream ones in the field of HR Analytics. By choosing to add two extra modules on Power BI, we wanted to make sure that everyone would be able to build stunning dashboards on such tools at no additional cost.

What are the job perspectives?

This course qualifies you for a wide array of HR analytics related roles such as HR (Data) Analyst, HRIS Analyst, HR Analytics Consultant.

The data analysis skills that you will develop with this course offer a solid foundation to specialize further for roles such as HR Data Scientist or Strategic Workforce Planning Specialist.

Can I preview the course and lessons?

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


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