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People analytics

Understand how to use and leverage people analytics to influence stakeholders and support broader organisational goals.

Accredited Programme

Access to the CIPD Learning Hub

15% discount for CIPD members

S$3,129.00 exc. VAT

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Evidence based

Perfect for:

HR generalists
OD professionals
L&D professionals

You’ll learn how to:

  • understand how business has evolved and why workforce insights are a board-level priority
  • know how to use people analytics strategically and how they can enhance your core people practices
  • know how to consult effectively using data and use people analytics to make quality decisions
  • use the output of people analytics to confidently engage stakeholders.

About this course

Course length: 70 hours, final assessment to be submitted within 10 months

Delivery: Online, self-directed

Suitable for: HR, OD and L&D professionals

Topics covered

  • adding people analytics to your practice – why and why now?
  • analytics in action
  • stakeholder engagement and building your people analytics strategy
  • consulting using data and value-added questions
  • metrics, data models, statistical models and machine learning
  • analysing data
  • tools of the trade
  • data visualisation, presenting and making recommendations.

What to expect from the ‘people analytics’ accredited programme

This accredited people analytics course has been created by two recognised leading experts in the field, Trish Uhl and Tracey Smith. They have extensive experience working with and advising organisations globally on people analytics strategies, implementation, and capability and policy development.

This people analytics course is a deep dive into people analytics. You’ll begin to recognise your skills, discover what you are capable of, and see how to add value to your organisation or context. You’ll develop and validate your people analytics abilities and confidence, building on your existing skills to expand your capability and increase your impact in supporting informed business decisions.

You can complete this HR analytics course using Excel or Google Sheets. The course also references Python, R, SQL and machine learning if you wish to explore further; however, these are not necessary.

What you’ll need to do on this programme

You can complete this learning programme in your own time and at your own pace – it should take around 70 hours.

We’ll give you access to various blended assets, including animations, interactive videos and downloadable resources. And you’ll have lots of space to anchor your reflections on the content.

Your final assessment will be a 2,500-word evaluative review covering your reflections on your practice and how you’ve applied learning in your context. The final assessment needs to be submitted within 10 months of purchasing the course.

What you’ll get on this programme

If successfully completed, you’ll receive a certificate noting your achievement of this CIPD accredited programme.

You’ll have the chance to resit the assessment for an additional fee.

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Once the programme has finished, you’ll also get access to a learning community of like-minded professionals to share experiences and deepen your skills and knowledge.

Who is this programme suitable for?

This programme is for experienced HR, OD and L&D professionals. It is also suitable for people currently working in people analytics who wish to demonstrate, reinforce and develop their experience.

Our accredited programmes are in-depth and require a solid understanding of the topic. Please read the following statements to confirm your suitability.

  • You currently work in this profession or area of work or have recently done so and will be able to refer to current or past work examples during your learning.
  • You can write an assessment answer reflecting on your learning and demonstrating how to apply it in your context.
  • You can use English at the IELTS level 6 “Competent user” or above.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this ‘HR analytics’ course, you'll be able to:

  • articulate how analytics support effective decision-making in your organisation
  • identify the regulatory, statutory, and strategic gaps in your organisation’s analytics reporting
  • identify where people analytics can support strategic decision-making in your organisation
  • confidently propose, design and complete a people analytics project
  • carry out data analysis in your organisation using Excel and other tools
  • present the outputs of a people analytics project.

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

When your teams learn with the CIPD, they get direct access to the latest professional research and insights.

And through courses co-created with industry thought leaders and practitioners, they’ll build the skills and confidence they need to inspire action, influence change and drive business value.

We offer a wide range of Learning and Development solutions to suit employees at every level – whether in HR, L&D, OD or wider people management.