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McCombs School of Business

People Analytics: Leveraging Data to Improve Talent Management

Oct 24—25, 2019
2 days
Austin, Texas, United States
USD 2950
USD 1475 per day
Feb 6—7, 2020
2 days
Austin, Texas, United States
USD 2950
USD 1475 per day

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Description

​People Analytics is different from the “human resources” practices prevalent twenty years ago.

Growing evidence shows that leveraging human capital improves firm performance (revenue, stock price, customer satisfaction, retention, and safety) and sustains competitive advantage. But, continuing to engage in human capital practices that reflect outdated knowledge and beliefs, leads to dysfunctional outcomes that can be very costly. Enter the age of People Analytics.

People analytics is vastly different from the “human resources” practices prevalent twenty years ago. People analytics allows you to incorporates a data-driven approach to managing people at work. Leverage data and sophisticated analysis to solve people-related issues, such as recruiting, performance evaluation, leadership, hiring and promotion, job and team design, and compensation. Utilize the date to improve your organization’s ability to achieve strategic goals, rather than simply serving as administrative support functions. And remember, application of People Analytics is not just for HR professionals; as a leader, you need to be well versed in strategies that bring in and retain the best talent.

Business Analytics

Explore the ins and outs of data analytics to gain perspective and experience with the complexities of “Big Data” in the business and organizational context.

Two-day Concentrated Program

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and class runs 8:30 – 4:30 both days with a one-hour networking lunch included.

Austin, Texas

Enjoy proximity to the vibrancy of the campus and downtown Austin, and the innovative, business-friendly environment of the city.

Benefits

  • Improve your talent management processes, including how you strategically hire, socialize, appraise, reward, and retain talent
  • Discuss the impact of organizational context on how companies manage human capital
  • Investigate the practices and analytical frameworks that will help you leverage human capital
  • Uncover the human capital factors that affect your success as a developing business leader
  • Expand your critical thinking skills by leveraging data and analytics as they apply to human capital strategies in practice

Who should attend

  • Those with a small to moderate working knowledge of statistics
  • Those seeking a refresher of the tools and models in practical application

Experts

Professional Awards ING Professor of Excellence2011 Regents'' Outstanding Teaching Award2010 Trammell/CBA Foundation Teaching Award for Assistant Professors2009 McCombs Research Excellence Grant for “Speaking sideways to speak up”2008 McCombs Research Excellence Grant for “Employee voice an...
Biography Professor Bermiss received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY), and a M.S. and Ph.D in Management and Organizations from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. His research centers around how value is socially constructed in org...

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Oct 24—25, 2019
2 days
Austin, Texas, United States
USD 2950
USD 1475 per day
Feb 6—7, 2020
2 days
Austin, Texas, United States
USD 2950
USD 1475 per day

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