HR Management and Analytics: Unlock the Value of Human Capital

Accelerate your growth as a strategic HR professional

Inquiring For
Work Experience

Who Is This Program For?

  • Mid to senior-level human resources and learning and development professionals

  • Business unit heads that crossover into human performance management

  • General managers

  • Owners of small and medium businesses with talent management oversight

  • Consultants and business performance professionals

Participant Titles Include:

  • HR Director

  • HR Manager

  • HR Generalist

  • HR Advisor

  • HR Consultant

  • HR Operations Head

  • HR Business Partner

  • Chief HR Officer

  • Group HR Manager

  • People Analytics Manager

  • People & Change Director

  • Program Manager People Analytics

  • Chief People Officer

  • Career Development Manager

  • Talent Acquisition Lead

  • VP Talent Management

  • Director of Talent Management

  • Director of Strategy

  • SVP/Operations Director

  • VP Human Resources

  • CEO

  • Chief of Staff

  • Managing Director

  • Consultant

  • General Manager

  • Partner

  • Executive Director

  • Operations Manager

Participant Companies Include:

  • DBS Bank

  • 3M

  • Google

  • The Home Depot

  • Kotak Mahindra Bank

  • The Emirates Group

  • Godrej Industries Ltd


  • Interops Consultings

  • Oasis Investments - Al Shirawi Group

  • Mercer Japan

  • Power Finance Corporation

Hear From Our Participants

The technical experience demonstrated by the professors was fantastic because I am able to apply what I learned in the program at my place of work.
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Pedro Rivera-Batista
Assistant Director, Philadelphia and Wilmington VA Regional Offices
The ability to utilize some of the key concepts of the program and apply them against actual challenges in my organization was extremely helpful. It helped to bring things away from theory and reinfor...
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Liam Duff
Data Product Manager — People Analytics, Ceridian
The deeper dives into concepts and specifics on how to use data were super valuable to me. It tied so many things together in a neat way that I can apply anywhere.
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Charity Hughes
People and Business Operations Manager, MOL Chemical Tankers USA LLC
I felt that most of the modules were very practical and made a lot of good, logical business sense. It helped me organize my thoughts and put some structure around analytics and approaches to problem-...
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Jay Rudolph
Vice President, Human Resources, Trex Company, Inc.
I enjoyed every part of this program. I was quickly reminded of my studies from Louisiana Tech in I/O psychology. Even better, I learned new concepts and techniques. This was definitely worth my time ...
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Kristy Doucet-Touchet
MA, MBA, SHRM-CP, PHR, VP of Talent, Advantage Capital
Some truly powerful learning moments. A great balance of conceptual, academic, peer learning, interactive instruction, and applicable insights.
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Howard Donovan
Head of People and Culture Business Partners, People Services and Global Reward, World Economic Forum
Applicable content. I did not expect my own experiences to be so well aligned with the analytics component. I was intimidated but decided to take it as a challenge to myself, and I am glad I did. I ha...
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Aisha Blackwell
Director of Human Resources, Young Community Developers

Your Learning Experience

Wharton's HR Management and Analytics online program combines theory with practical application, and flexibility with rigor, to give you a holistic view of strategic HR management that includes an overview of people analytics. At the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic principles of using HR analytics to improve collaboration between employees and between departments to meet goals, whether it’s driving innovation or efficiency

  • Leverage data analysis to separate skill from luck; identify internal biases; and understand the staffing cycles of hiring, internal mobility, and attrition

  • Understand the four key factors in measuring performance: regression to the mean, sample size, signal independence, and process versus outcome

  • Initiate and manage people analytics projects to help you reach your organizational goals

  • Motivate individual performance, design reward systems, and create a desirable work environment

  • Create a mindset around systems of work versus individual jobs, focusing on retention and employee potential

  • Design an organizational structure built for recruiting top talent and competitive advantage

Program Experience

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Delivered via video lectures

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Real-World Examples

Delivered through a combination of video and live online lectures

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Applications to Data Sets

Learn through individual assignments and feedback

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Debrief of Learnings

Delivered through a combination of recorded and live video lectures

Program Topics

Industry Examples

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Google: Project Oxygen

Discover how Google implemented a company-wide HR initiative dubbed ‘Project Oxygen’ to identify the key attributes of successful managers, getting at the question: Do managers matter?

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The Japanese Auto Industry

Understand how a worker’s autonomy relates to productivity

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National Football League (NFL)

Explore how in the realm of professional sports, where far more data is collected on performance than in your average workplace, identifying high performers can be a challenging task

Program Faculty

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Martine Haas, PhD

Professor of Management, The Wharton School; Anthony L. Davis Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies, The University of Pennsylvania

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Michael Useem, PhD

William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management; Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management; Editor, Wharton Leadership Digest

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Peter Cappelli, DPhil

George W. Taylor Professor of Management; Director, Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School

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Matthew Bidwell, PhD

Professor of Management, The Wharton School

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Cade Massey, PhD

Practice Professor, Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School



Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn a digital certificate of completion from The Wharton School.

Note: After successful completion of the online program, your verified digital certificate will be emailed to you in the name you used when registering for the program. All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of the Wharton School.

This online certificate program does not grant academic credit or a degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


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Early registrations are encouraged. Seats fill up quickly!

Flexible payment options available.

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