BUS 147 — People Analytics: How to Build a Talent Advantage
This course will equip students with fundamental people analytics frameworks, approaches, and tools to help them thrive in the realm of Big Data, artificial intelligence, and the new world of work. We will cover how to assess needs, build a roadmap, and engage stakeholders. By the end of this course, students will be able to conduct people analytics projects, select the right metrics, tell a story with data, develop a business case for investment, and much more. Guest speakers—people analytics leaders and consultants from leading companies—will share their journeys, offer guidance, and answer your questions.
During the course, students will purchase case studies and Harvard Business Review readings. They can expect to spend an additional $30–$50 on these materials.
Amit Mohindra is an engineer, economist, and researcher and has held leadership positions in HR at Apple, Goldman Sachs, IBM, Lucent Technologies, McKesson, and Wayfair. He also is an investor and advisor to HR technology startups. Mohindra received an MA in economics from Brown and a doctorate in organizational change and leadership from USC.
CEO, People Analytics Success
Textbooks for this course:
(Recommended) Jenny Dearborn and David Swanson, The Data Driven Leader: A Powerful Approach to Delivering Measurable Business Impact Through People Analytics (ISBN 978-1119382201)