How to Use Statistics in your People Analytics Projects


A practical guide to using statistical tests in Excel and R for your people analytics projects

What will I learn in this course?

This short "how to" course provides a practical guide on introducing statistical tests into a people analytics project and provides a step-by-step guide on working through the following steps:

1. Framing the business question for your project

2. Collecting the relevant dataset and preparing it for analysis

3. Answering the business question using statistical tests

4. Understanding statistical significance by using a T-Test in Excel

5. When to use Excel and how to use R for a multiple linear regression model

6. Making recommendations on the outcome of your analysis to your stakeholders

The objective of this course is to provide you with some practical insights on how to think through the critical steps of a people analytics project and to use statistical tests in both Excel and R to answer the hypothetical business question that you are faced with. As part of this course, you are provided with an Excel dataset and a R script that you can use as you follow along with the instructions in the videos. On completing this course, you will have a better understanding of how to get started with using statistics in your people analytics projects, and on how to move from Excel to using R for a multiple linear regression model.

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Course Curriculum

This course is approximately 30 minutes long and includes the following modules that will give you a step-by-step guide on how to start using statistics for your HR analytics projects:

Module 1 - Asking Questions that Analytics can Answer

Module 2 - Using Statistical Tests to Answer Questions

Module 3 - Turning Analytics Results into Actionable Recommendations

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