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HR Analytics: Unleash the Power of HR Metrics

Establishing a culture of measurement and developing a measurement framework

This is a sample learning overview that we can design and deliver specifically for your organisation.

It can be a challenge for HR practitioners to unlock the true value of analytical and measurement tools. Yet HR analytics are essential to discovering priority people issues for your business, influencing investment in HR activity and assessing its impact and value.

Our consultants and researchers - leaders in the field of development for HR professionals - can design and deliver a tailored workshop that will help you identify practical ways in which you can use HR analytics and measurement in your organisation. 

Key outcomes for participants

Join our highly-esteemed faciltator, Angela Qureshi Chartered MCIPD, to:

  • Explore why and how analytics are essentials to your strategic HR team
  • Learn how to drive your strategy forward and link measurement to core outputs
  • Be confident in developing sound business cases for activities that require investment in HR activity
  • Know how to interpret data - and create value from it
  • Look into alternative human capital measures and benchmarking frameworks
  • Work through your own scenarios, so you return to work with a clear action plan


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Welcome, introduction and outline of objectives

  • HR analytics and measurement: an overview
  • Why and how are analytics essential to delivering impact?
  • Exploring your experiences and utilising analytic reporting techniques available to you
  • Addressing the challenges of measurement
  • Taking a strategic approach: driving your strategy forward and linking measurement to core outputs
  • Demonstrating added value from the HR function


Practical ways in which you can use HR analytics and measurement

  • Using data and indicators to discover priority people issues for your business areas
  • Developing sound business cases for action that persuade investment in HR activity
  • Assessing that your HR activities are delivering the intended impact and value, and proving return
  • Supporting business strategy delivery and planning for future success


Interpreting the information: what can be inferred from the results

  • Creating value from data: how to make a difference
  • Validity and reliability of data: what conclusions can be drawn


Group workshop: measurement in practice

In this session you will apply the analytics that you learned about in the morning to your own example scenarios. There will also be a number of worked scenarios that will demonstrate how the use of HR analytics and measurement tools can directly contribute to the work of the HR professional.


Establishing a culture of measurement and developing a measurement framework

  • Assessing your current approach to measurement and assessment 
  • Creating an effective measurement reporting framework: how much data, when and to whom 
  • The audience for the data and how they will use it: building stakeholder commitment to action
  • Presenting and communicating data for the audience’s attention


Benchmarking and comparator indicators: an exploration and evaluation of options

  • Exploring the potential of alternative human capital measures and benchmarking frameworks 
  • How to use consultants and external suppliers to achieve value for money


Action planning

Taking your learning forward – actions for the workplace

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