Use Metrics and Measures to Ensure Effective Strategic Goals

Designed For
Professionals currently working in human resources who want to improve their practices, advance their organization and/or more effectively manage personal processes and policies. Additionally, individuals looking for a career change or advancement.
Online | Instructor-led
Five weeks Plan for 3-8 hours of work per week
2.0 Units | 20 Hours
Required Textbook
Predictive Analytics for Human Resources by Jac Fitz-Enz and John R. Mattox II
Copyright 2014
John Wiley and Sons Publishers
ISBN 978--1-118-89367-8
20 PDUs with SHRM®

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Understandably, business leaders have increasingly come to rely on data and reporting as major factors in any big decision. With staffing representing most organizations’ biggest investment, it is not surprising that effective HR teams must also lead with data and analytics in mind.

This course discusses ways that a strong and effective analytics capability can drive organizational performance based on human capital metrics. Participants will learn strategies to manage decision-making with effective data mining and reporting. Topics also include strategic reporting, storytelling through data and tactical analytics-driven strategy.

This course is a part of the Human Resources Management Certificate, which includes:


College Partner

This course is a collaboration with OSU College of Business. 

  • Identify the benefits derived from effective HR measures and analytics
  • Understand trends including predictive analytics
  • Determine the data needs and challenges in data analysis
  • Understand the approaches to conducting a strategic analysis
  • Identify the characteristics of telling a good story with data