Data and Analytics Essential Insights

CIPD Learning
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60-90 minutes
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Course description

Data and Analytics Essential Insights

People analytics is key to the success of your organisation. It involves the analysis of data relating to people in your organisation so you can make better informed decisions and support the solving of organisational problems.

This course will explore the key considerations in data analytics, in the context of the people profession, and support you to be able to ask relevant questions when engaging with people analytics specialists. Using workplace examples that you will be able to relate and apply to your own organisation it provides the basis to support further learning on the topic.

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The hub will house your course content, as well as useful resources, tools, and a community of professionals that you can tap into to support your learning and continual development.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Is this course right for me?

This course is ideal for those looking to gain a fundamental knowledge of people analytics. Whether you work within the people profession or outside it, this course presents the key considerations and importance of data within your organisation.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • confidently engage with people analytics specialists
  • articulate how people analytics can support and add value to your work
  • know the kinds of questions to ask, challenges to be aware of and to raise, and potential opportunities created through people analytics.


In this course, you will:

  • describe what people analytics is and its importance
  • explain the areas of people analytics
  • articulate the ways in which effective people analytics impacts organisational performance
  • identify ethical considerations in the context of people analytics
  • describe the stages of a people analytics project.

Course delivery details

This short 60–90-minute course, consists of a mix of written, video, and interactive content.

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About CIPD Learning

CIPD Learning offers inspiring and impactful learning and training courses for the people profession. Whether you’re looking for practical, operational know-how or high-level strategic insight, CIPD Learning has over 30 online courses to choose from. They are aligned to the...

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