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Course Overview

Many human resource (HR) departments today have centralized systems that use outdated and inefficient approaches and software. In a continuously evolving business environment, HR plays a critical role in ensuring an organization is equipped to digitize. Professionals in this space need to upskill and develop the ability to effectively utilize digital HR in order to succeed in their job and drive business performance. The Digital Transformation in HR online certificate course provides you with an in-depth overview of the key trends, issues, and methods involved in strategically implementing digital HR. Drawing on real-world case studies and recent research, you’ll discover effective digital HR adoption strategies and develop the technological capabilities needed to enhance employee management and productivity. Guided by faculty from the Department of Management, ranked second in the world for business and management by the QS World University Rankings, you’ll discover how to use data and technology to enhance the potential of your HR function and make more informed decisions.

Finally, you’ll learn how to create a digital human resource management (HRM) implementation plan and evaluate the emerging tools that assist with the digital transformation of HR practices at an organizational, functional, and individual level.

Key Takeaways

The ability to use data and technology to make informed talent and business decisions.
Tools to identify and problem-solve digital HRM challenges in various organisational contexts.
The adoption, change, and risk management skills to implement solutions that alter the digital cultural landscape of an organisation.
Insights from key practitioners and industry leaders, leveraging the most recent research.
Unlimited access to edX's Career Engagement Network, offering you exclusive resources and events to support your professional journey and drive your career forward.

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The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a world-leading university, specialising in social sciences, with a global community of people and ideas that transform the world. LSE’s expertise spans a wide range of disciplines from economics, politics and law, to sociology, health policy, accounting, and finance. As one of the most international universities in the world, the School’s diversity of people, ideas and interests make it an exciting centre for research, teaching and public engagement. Enriched with the tradition of understanding the interconnectedness of our world, LSE’s programmes seek to explore problems through the lens of world-class research and equip learners with the analytical capacities to think critically, creatively, and independently to help tackle the world’s most pressing problems. Founded in 1895, LSE’s commitment is to understand the causes of things for the betterment of society. Never has this been a more important goal than in these times of unparalleled change. LSE’s online programmes make its world-leading teaching and research accessible to a truly global and diverse audience. LSE Online is a comprehensive, lifelong continuum of accessible learning, career development and transformation opportunities for individuals and organisations. It shares the pursuit of intellectual excellence, spirit of enquiry and exploration of interconnectedness that make learning at LSE unique.

Course Outline

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 organization and explore how to collect this data legally and ethically.
MODULE 4: Data analytics for HR
Explore various approaches for making sense of people data through data visualization 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 organizational adoption, stakeholder trust, and risk when implementing digital HRM.
MODULE 8: Embedding digital transformation across the organization
Explore how HR professionals need to adapt to facilitate digital transformation in an organization.

Who Should Attend?

This digital transformation in HR online course is tailored for mid to senior-level HR managers and professionals focused on organizational performance. It offers valuable insights into digital human resource management (HRM) and people analytics. Executives who want to enhance their skills or reskill themselves can gain the knowledge needed to incorporate technology and analytics into their portfolios. Data scientists or analytics professionals can benefit from gaining oversight of HR knowledge and people analytics to broaden their skill set. Graduates of HR programs without digital or analytics training can use this course to specialize or stay relevant in the field of digital HR.

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