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Understanding People issues through Data

“Analytics” has been a very hot buzzword in recent years; and has led many organizations and professionals to invest heavily in the topic.  But not many have it figured out; in fact, many continue to struggle to see returns on their investments.  This could stem for several factors:

  • Not understanding what analytics is, what it can and cannot do

  • Not having realistic expectations about what analytics can deliver and how it it creates value

  • Not understanding what it takes to succeed with data analytics

HR, being late to game are facing similar challenges, but can benefit by learning from their lessons.

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About the workshop

This 2-day workshop is designed to provide a broad yet comprehensive overview of HR Analytics by introducing delegates to the analytics value chain; from defining the HR problem, to processing data, conducting analysis, making sense from the data and finally building a compelling HR narrative for decision making.  Delegates will not only be introduced to key concepts, but also get their hands dirty with HR Data through realistic HR case simulation.


Learning outcomes

  • Appreciate the HR Analytics value chain, and how it can be applied to help organizations objectively and quantifiably understand people issues through data

  • Transform data into powerful insights in six simple steps and take away a structured analysis framework for action.

  • Appreciate fundamental technical skills in data management, data preparation and transformation to facilitate analysis.

  • Conduct descriptive analyses to inform and explain the state of the workforce and HR practices.

  • Appreciate key concepts and techniques in statistics as a foundation to conducting analysis

  • Build a concise, coherent, and compelling HR narrative to support decision making

  • Experience applying the above through a realistic HR case in a facilitated capstone exercise

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Who should attend

  • HR professionals and practitioners who are keen to find out more about HR Analytics

  • HR professionals and practitioners who are keen to experience what it takes to succeed with HR Analytics and create value with HR Data

  • HR leaders looking to unlock the potential in their HR data and build sustainable analytics capabilities

  • HR business partners looking to build analytics skills play a more strategic role in their organization

  • All other professionals with a keen interest in developing data analytics skills in the HR domain

  • Prior data, analytics or statistics training is helpful, but not necessary


Logistics Requirements

Participants are required to bring their own laptops with MS Excel and Powerpoint (version 2013 or later) to participate in the data exercises

Workshops are delivered virtually through ZOOM

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Seeing the bigger HR picture

One of the big challenges in HR Analytics is seeing a small part of the issue and not knowing if it is a symptom or root cause 

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