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HR Data Analyst

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Become an HR data analyst to drive fact-based decision-making in Human Resources. In this online course, you will learn how to analyze, summarize, and visualize HR data in Excel. You will have the HR data analytics skills to unlock the full potential of your organization's people data.
This course is only available as part of the People Analytics Certificate Program or as part of Full Access Membership.

Learning Objectives

Learn to transform, organize, and clean large HR data sets
Get hands-on with Data Storytelling to increase your impact with better communication
Uncover workforce trends by manipulating, analyzing, visualizing data
Analyze employee turnover and improve salary data accuracy through interactive case studies


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Course structure

HR Data Analyst
4 modules
• 8 lessons
6 hours
Expand your HR toolkit with practical HR data analytics skills
Get hands-on experience analyzing data, uncovering critical business insights, and creating dynamic data visualizations that spur stakeholders into action. This HR Data Analyst course is designed to help you develop a comprehensive data analytics skill set that you put into practice in a series of practical case studies.
Preparing & Manipulating HR Data
Using VLookups & Data Visualization
Dashboarding in Excel
Interactive Case Study: Employee Turnover


Interactive Case Study: Employee Turnover
Get hands-on by analyzing employee turnover in Excel.
Data Cleaning Checklist
Ensure the validity of your analysis by using this checklist
HR Data Visualization Playbook
Maximize the impact of your analysis by choosing the right visualization
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Why should I enrol in this HR Data Analyst course?

HR practices and activities are increasingly driven by data — and for good reason. Using data allows you to make fact-based and objective decisions that are proven to benefit your people and your organization. More than that, improving your data literacy will help you become a well-rounded and future-proof HR professional. Our HR Data Analyst course is designed to help you expand your HR toolkit with data analytics skills through a combination of video lessons, quizzes, and case studies. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to make HR decisions backed by data that you have collected and analyzed.

Why should I choose HR Data Analyst instead of a general Excel course?

The HR Data Analyst course is tailored specifically to the needs of HR Professionals. The course focuses on Excel functions that you will need to help you with your people data challenges. You will also get access to templates and guides that will you will be able to use right away. Finally, this course is structured as a series of case studies: you get a data set and a relevant business question and data set for each module. That means that you will get hands-on experience with using Excel to analyze HR data.

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.

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.

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Which languages are the courses conducted in?

All courses are available in English and 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].

Why is this course not sold individually?

To optimize the quality of your learning experience, this course is not available for standalone enrollment and is either available as part of a Certificate Program or included with the Full Academy Access License.

Do I need any software tools to complete this program?

No special software tools are required to complete this program. All materials needed are provided in the training platform.

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