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Learn how to turn your people data into meaningful results. Grow your HR career.

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For six years, we’ve delivered hands-on education to growth-minded professionals, equipping them with the tech-driven skills for the future of work. Now, we're taking our programs fully online to ensure the safety of our community and prepare our learners for the increasingly remote workforce.

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Course Overview

  • Total Hours

    12 Hours over
    4 Days

  • Start Date

    Rolling Start Dates

  • HR Cases & Data

    HR Cases & Data

  • CPHR Credit*

    CPHR Credit*

Data is integral to HR. In fact, data analytics is often cited as one of the fastest-growing in-demand skills within HR. Data Analytics for HR - 101 is an introduction into how you can better collect, clean, analyze, and visualize data using Excel and Tableau to make better data-driven decisions in your role.

In conjunction with CPHR, and aligned to the CPHR Competency Framework, this 12-hour course explores HR-specific cases that cover recruiting, attrition, employee engagement, and much more.

* All participants will receive a certificate upon completion of this course.
* CPHR Nova Scotia, CPHR Manitoba, CPHR New Brunswick and CPHR BC & Yukon members will be given one (1) credit of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for every hour of participation. Up to 12 CPD credits available for course completion.


  • DAY 1 Data Analysis Foundations

    Learn the basics of data analysis including Excel foundations, analytics process, and statistics with HR-related data sets.
    • Analytics Process
    • Excel Foundations
    • Descriptive Statistics
  • DAY 2 Data Collection & Cleaning

    Dive deeper into data collection with advanced Excel functions such as VLOOKUP and learn how to handle HR data.
    • Excel techniques (ie. VLOOKUPS & Pivot Tables)
    • Combining multi datasets
    • Data cleaning techniques & best practices
  • DAY 3 Planning & Forecasting

    Get to know Tableau and its dashboard functions. Learn to create linear regression models to identify relationships between variables.
    • Intro to Tableau
    • Basic building blocks of Tableau Dashboards
    • Linear Regression using Tableau
  • DAY 4 Data Visualization and Dashboards

    Visualize your findings and prepare insightful Tableau dashboards by creating a quarterly HR report. Learn how to turn your findings into a story.
    • Data visualization best practices & concepts
    • Build dashboards using Tableau
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How we Teach.

How We Teach
  • Interactive Live Online Classes

    Remote classes use live-stream technology to encourage collaboration. Our instructors and mentors provide personalized help for all your questions to allow you to work through the activities.

  • Hands-on People Analytics Activities

    Collect, clean, analyze and visualize data for:

    • Employee engagement
    • Employee attrition
    • Workforce planning
    • Forecasting
    • Building a quarterly HR performance deck

  • Online Mentorship

    What if you have questions during or after each class? That’s where our mentorship comes in. Mentors and instructors are available to answer your questions in real-time, or on Slack.


These data professionals bring years of experience and passion for mentorship into our classroom.

  • coding bootcamp Instructor
    Saadat Qadri
    Modern Data Sciences Inc.
    Saadat is a co-Founder & Principal at Modern Data Sciences Inc. He is a software engineer turned data engineer, with 8+ years of experience in designing complex data infrastructure systems. His passion includes helping spread data science/engineering education.
  • coding bootcamp Instructor
    Lindy DeCoste
    Data Analytics Instructor
    Leveraging 10 years of pension data analytics experience as a qualified Actuary, Lindy DeCoste brings a unique skillset and perspective to her role as technical writer and instructor of the Data Analytics for Sales Leadership course.



CPHR Members

$ 1,400 Register Now

General Public in North America

$ 1,800 Register Now

Start Dates

Apr 28 - May 07

Jul 21 - Jul 30

Oct 06 - Oct 15

Dec 01 - Dec 10


Wed & Fri 4:00:00 PM EST

* All CPHR members are eligible for the discount. Only members from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba, and BC & Yukon will receive CPD.
* Prices are in Canadian dollar (CAD). Plus any applicable taxes. CPHR member discount cannot be combined with other discounts or scholarships.
** Times based on your current timezone ()

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