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Talent ManagementAnalyticsPerformance ManagementCollaboration

Learner Career Outcomes

25%

started a new career after completing these courses

27%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

14%

got a pay increase or promotion
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to People Analytics, and Performance Evaluation

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 83 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Goals for the Course1m
Course Outline and Overview3m
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 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Staffing

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 73 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
Staffing Analytics Overview2m
Hiring 1: Predicting Performance8m
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 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Collaboration

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 75 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Basics of Collaboration5m
Describing Collaboration Networks14m
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 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Talent Management and Future Directions

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 85 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Interdependence6m
Self-fulfilling Prophecies9m
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 Quiz30m

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