Digital Transformation in HR Online Certificate Course London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Discover how digital human resource management (HRM) and people analytics can drive performance and business outcomes.
Gain the knowledge to effectively implement and utilise digital human resource management to drive organisational performance.
Today’s human resource (HR) function faces continuous evolution due to technological advances and an influx of data. HR now plays a critical role in ensuring that an organisation's digital transformation not only considers technology, but the impact on employee experience, performance, and satisfaction as well. To drive business success, professionals in this industry need to transform their approach and develop the HR skills of the future.
Gain the in-depth knowledge needed to lead adoption on the Digital Transformation in HR online certificate course from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Over eight weeks, you’ll develop a holistic overview of the key trends and methods for strategically implementing digital HR into your business to drive performance. Guided by industry leaders and expert LSE faculty, you’ll explore effective digital HR adoption and utilisation strategies. You’ll also discover how to use a range of digital HR tools to enhance the management and productivity of your workforce. Learn how to use data and technology to enhance the capabilities of your HR function, and make more informed workforce and business decisions.
This Digital Transformation in HR online certificate course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 70 hours of learning.
Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is on you. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points.
An Online Education That Sets You Apart
This LSE online certificate course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals who've already had the opportunity to:
- Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from a world-leading social science university, entirely online and in your own time.
- Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step.
- Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones.
This course is presented entirely online, in collaboration with the leader in online education, GetSmarter. View the Digital Transformation in HR online certificate course to find out about upcoming course dates, the course price, and more.
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Is this course for you?
Middle to senior HR professionals and managers, who focus on organisational performance, will benefit from the insights of digital human resource management (HRM) and people analytics presented on this course. Those at an executive level, who want to upskill or reskill, will gain the knowledge to introduce technology and analytics into their portfolio. For those already working as data scientists or analytics professionals, the course provides oversight of people analytics and HR knowledge in order to broaden your skills. Graduates of HR programmes that didn’t cover digital or analytics training could enhance their knowledge in digital HR to specialise or remain relevant.
You’ll walk away with:
- An understanding of how to utilise data analytics, including data sources and collection methods, as well as technology, to make informed talent and business decisions.
- Methods to identify and solve business challenges related to digital HRM in various organisational contexts.
- The skills in adoption, change, and risk management needed to foster stakeholder trust while navigating the digital cultural landscape of an organisation.
- Knowledge of the emerging tools that are required to assist with the digital transformation of HR practices at an organisational, functional, and individual level.
Over the duration of this online certificate course, you’ll work through the following modules:
- Module 1: The case for digital human resource management (HRM)
Explore the evolution of the HR function and ethical debates in digital transformation.
- Module 2: Identifying the problem: Evidence-based inquiry
Discover how to identify HR-related challenges using a variety of evidence-based problem-solving approaches.
- Module 3: Data sources, types, and collection
Learn about where to source the relevant types of people data in your organisation and explore how to collect this data legally and ethically.
- Module 4: Data analytics for HR
Explore various approaches for making sense of people's data through data visualisation and statistical analytics techniques.
- Module 5: Emerging tools for digital HRM (AI and HR)
Explore how big data, AI, machine learning, and automation are providing innovative solutions to HR challenges.
- Module 6: Data-driven HR decision-making
Uncover the practices of data-driven decision-making to ensure that those decisions are valid and ethical.
- Module 7: Implementing digital HRM
Consider factors such as organisational adoption, stakeholder trust, and risk when implementing digital HRM.
- Module 8: Embedding digital transformation across the organisation
Explore how HR professionals need to adapt to facilitate digital transformation in an organisation.
Please note that module titles and their contents are subject to change during course development.
Will I have the time?
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course is broken up into weekly, manageable modules, with incremental deadlines, devised to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the flexibility to work when it suits you best. You also have access to your Success Manager, who will help you set goals, track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative enquiries you might have.
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