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HR Analytics Leader | Online Course

As an HR Analytics Leader, you head the implementation of data-driven HR practices throughout your organization by becoming the link between HR and the business.

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


Online Self-paced

21 hours


Single course

only available as part of a certificate program


7 modules

28 video lessons + reading materials

What you will do

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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.

+ course structure


Introduction to HR Analytics


Consulting the Business


Building the Business Case


Working with HR data


Data Cleaning & HR Metrics


Hypothesis & Data Analysis


Data-Visualization & Reporting

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

+ meet your instructors

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Erik van Vulpen

People Analytics Leader & Data Geek


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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Lyndon Sundmark

HR Data Scientist


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’.

Leading with data

Develop a plan to implement data-driven HR practices and foster a culture of data-driven people decisions.

Impact analytics

Learn from real-world case studies and examples how to create value through data analytics.

Analytics business case

Identify business problems and draft business cases using our HR value chain methodology.

Stakeholder management

Learn to keep track of your stakeholders using the stakeholder management toolkit.

Download syllabus

Download the syllabus for the People Analytics Certificate Program (includes the HR Analytics Leader course).

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The HR Analytics Leader course is available as part of our People Analytics Certificate Program.
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Develop practical skills through working on real-world projects taught by the world’s best leading experts

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Collaborate and solve problems on the spot by connecting with peers and HR professionals from around the world

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Customize your learning path with your personal coach who is your one point of contact for everything AIHR


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.

Why is this course not sold individually?

To optimize the quality of your learning experience, the HR Analytics Leader course is not available for standalone enrollment. The course is part of our People Analytics Certificate Program and also included with the Full Academy Access License.

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.


+   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.

In total, you will need to invest approximately 21 hours to finish the course.

+   How long do I have access to the course?

In total, you will have 12 months of access to the member portal, all lessons, and learning materials.

+   Are there subtitles available?

Yes. All our online trainings come with English subtitles. And this course also comes with additional Spanish 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]

Are You Ready to Transform Your Career?

Become an HR Analytics Leader