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Level up your HR skills with a People Analytics for HR Professionals certificate

If you want to take your HR career to the next level, The Chang School’s new Postgraduate Certificate in People Analytics for HR Professionals can help you land that HR leadership promotion you’ve been working towards.

This people analytics certificate program was designed to hone the HR data analytics and HR leadership skills you’ll need to excel in the next phase of your career. There are many HR leadership opportunities available in this fast-growing market, whether it’s in banking and insurance, consulting firms, utilities, telecommunications, or retail.

You’ll develop a deep understanding of the intersection between HR practices and HR analytics, and master data-driven decision-making. You’ll also learn how to collect, analyze, and interpret data around employee behaviour, engagement, performance, and talent management.

The HR analytics courses prioritize interactive, practical learning experiences and industry expert guest speakers that will help you tackle real-world HR issues in your current workplace and in future opportunities. Our instructors are all keen to share their career journey and insights to help you evolve your existing HR career, and collaborating with your fellow HR peers can help you expand your current professional network even further.

You’ll emerge from this program as a strategic HR professional, well-versed in using data and workforce analytics to drive organizational effectiveness and shape the future of work. Stand out amongst the competition and start your people analytics certificate today.


Information Session

Join us on August 22, 5:30–6:15 p.m. EDT for an online info session.

Who should take this People Analytics for HR Professionals certificate?

  • You’re an HR leader, HR manager, HR analyst, or HR specialist who wants to enhance your analytical skill set and optimize HR processes and programming
  • You’re an early-career professional who wants to enter HR with a focus on data-informed programming and decision making
  • You’re a data analytics professional who’d like to transition into HR practice or understand HR business goals and needs in order to work more effectively with HR functions

What will you learn while taking the People Analytics for HR Professionals certificate?

You’ll learn how to:

  • Demonstrate your ability to effectively tailor communications and presentations to various audiences using data visualization techniques
  • Identify, collect, store, clean, analyze and interpret data with an awareness of legal and ethical practices
  • Apply statistical techniques to analyze employee data, identify patterns, correlations, and trends, and use statistical models for predictive analytics and forecasting
  • Describe the strategic importance of people analytics in driving organizational success and aligning HR practices with business objectives

Certificate Requirements

  • 4 required courses

Admission Criteria


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent from an accredited post-secondary institution


  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience

How to Apply

  1. Prepare an updated resume. Include your most recent and relevant experience and education.
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. Upload your resume to the application.
  4. Submit the form.

After we receive your application, a representative from The Chang School will contact you within three business days.

If your application is approved, you will receive information on how to register for your certificate and enrol in your course(s). You must register and pay for your course(s) in order to secure your space.

If we receive your application within three business days of the course start date, your next opportunity to register for courses may be in a future term.

Note: Not all courses will be available every term, and space is subject to availability. Some courses have prerequisite requirements. Check the course pages for more information.


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