HR Analytics: Telling Better HR Stories Through Data (HR417)

HR analytics, now recognized as both a science and art, requires skillful development and practical application. Learn how to leverage and optimize a wealth of data to make better decisions, engage business leaders and drive business performance. Examine an HR analytical framework that will enable practitioners to identify key business drivers, translate them into metrics, create insights and present compelling data in a visual and impactful manner. Building this skill will result in credible analytics that can change a leader's perception and result in faster and actionable outcomes. Through practical application of key concepts, learn how to turn HR’s data collection into a business partnering opportunity and align HR metrics with strategic business goals.

Get Cornell ILR associate professor of human resources John Hausknecht's perspective on the future and benefits of HR Analytics in the article HR Analytics: Putting Data to Work.

Key Outcomes

  • How to test assumptions through data
  • Different approaches to analysis
  • Finding and articulating relevant insights
  • Preparing a compelling story with data

Approach and Features

  • High interactive two-day workshop
  • Practice with data sets for hands-on experience
  • Group exercise with an HR dashboard
  • Develop and present your own impactful story through data.

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Jeremy Shapiro

Jeremy Shapiro, Executive Director, HR Data and Insight within Morgan Stanley's Human Resources team, works to leverage human capital data into actionable management insights. Mr. Shapiro writes and speaks on human capital analytics topics, including co-authoring Harvard Business Review's October, 2010 cover article, "Competing on Talent Analytics" and the book Ultimate Performance, (Wiley 2007) which discusses how to convert HR data into management action.


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