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Digital HR Strategy | Online Course

The world around us is changing faster than ever. In this online course, you will learn how the human resources department can turn this from a challenge into an opportunity and create value for the business.

After this online training, you will be able to build a rock-solid digital HR strategy from scratch, successfully implement it, and manage all stakeholders involved. With your new knowledge and skills, you will be able to overcome complexity and start adding real value.


Online Self-paced

10 hours


Single course

only available as part of a certificate program


5 modules

12 video lessons + reading materials

What you will do

Digital human resources strategy training session

Build a rock-solid digital HR strategy

You will learn to think strategically about leveraging technology and to create value for your organization. You will have the skills and knowledge to create a digital HR strategy from scratch that aligns people, technology, and data.

+ course structure


Business Case & Support


Internal Alignment & HR Analytics


Creating a Digital Strategy


Selecting HR Technology


Implementing HR Technology

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

+ meet your instructor

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Erik van Vulpen

People Analytics Leader & Data Geek


Erik van Vulpen is an expert in connecting HR processes to business results through qualitative and quantitative methods. He’s a regular speaker at HR tech events and conferences around the world. Erik also teaches at Utrecht University, The Netherlands and as the founder of AIHR, he provides training to senior HR leadership teams. Erik graduated in Law, Psychology (hons.) and Business Administration (hons.).

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Download syllabus

Download the syllabus for the Digital HR Certificate Program (includes the Digital HR Strategy course).

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Why is this course relevant?

A digital strategy is new for most HR departments. But it’s a crucial part of maximizing the future value that HR can bring to the business.

The advent of technology and data makes managing Human Resources both easier and harder. By learning where this complexity comes from and how organizations can use this to their advantage, you develop a unique and future-oriented HR skill set.

Why is this course not sold individually?

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

What is a Digital HR Strategy?

Aligning people with technology and data requires a thought-out plan. That’s what a Digital HR Strategy is for. It's a detailed plan for the implementation of technology and tools that will improve human resources practices throughout your organization.

As part of creating a strategy for digital HR, you will need to create a solid business case and present it to key stakeholders in order to get internal alignment on the vision and plans for digital HR at your organization. This online training guides you through all of these steps.


+   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 10 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 Align HR, Date and Technology?

Make the digital transformation of HR happen