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Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...

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Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Introduction to People Analytics, and Performance Evaluation

11 videos (Total 83 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
People Analytics in Practice4m
Performance Evaluation: the Challenge of Noisy Data6m
Chance vs. Skill: the NFL Draft22m
Finding Persistence: Regression to the Mean11m
Extrapolating from Small Samples5m
The Wisdom of Crowds: Signal Independence5m
Process vs. Outcome7m
Summary of Performance Evaluation3m
2 readings
Performance Analytics Slides PDF10m
People Analytics in Action: Additional Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Performance Evaluation Quiz20m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Staffing

12 videos (Total 73 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
Hiring 2: Fine-tuning Predictors9m
Hiring 3: Using Data Analysis to Predict Performance7m
Internal Mobility 1: Analyzing Promotibility4m
Internal Mobility 2: Optimizing Movement within the Organization8m
Causality 15m
Causality 26m
Attrition: Understanding and Reducing Turnover10m
Turnover: Predicting Attrition7m
Staffing Analytics Conclusion49s
2 readings
Staffing Analytics Slides PDF10m
Staffing Analytics in Action: Additional Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Staffing Quiz20m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Collaboration

7 videos (Total 75 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Mapping Collaboration Networks16m
Evaluating Collaboration Networks10m
Measuring Outcomes9m
Intervening in Collaboration Networks18m
2 readings
Collaboration Slides PDF10m
Collaboration Research in Action: Additional Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Collaboration Quiz20m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Talent Management and Future Directions

9 videos (Total 85 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Reverse Causality4m
Special Topics: Tests and Algorithms5m
Prescriptions: Navigating the Challenges of Talent Analytics15m
Course Conclusion: Organizational Challenges 110m
Course Conclusion: Organizational Challenges 2 and Future Directions19m
Goodbye and Good Luck!32s
2 readings
Talent Analytics and Conclusion Slides PDF10m
Talent Management in Action: Additional Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Talent Management Quiz20m
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Top reviews from People Analytics

By AADec 22nd 2018

Thank you so much for this very helpful module! I hope you continue to inspire HR professionals around the world to use HR Analytics as an important means to drive organizational-related decisions.

By PNJul 28th 2017

This is a very well defined course to give a very good start to the knowledge of People Analytics. The professors have brought in numerous examples to make the understanding of analytics better.

Instructors

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Cade Massey

Practice Professor
The Wharton School
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Martine Haas

Associate Professor of Management
The Wharton School
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Matthew Bidwell

Associate Professor of Management
The Wharton School

About University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

About the Business Analytics Specialization

This Specialization provides an introduction to big data analytics for all business professionals, including those with no prior analytics experience. You’ll learn how data analysts describe, predict, and inform business decisions in the specific areas of marketing, human resources, finance, and operations, and you’ll develop basic data literacy and an analytic mindset that will help you make strategic decisions based on data. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to interpret a real-world data set and make appropriate business strategy recommendations....
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