APS HR Foundational Learning Series Module 3: Using data in HR

This course is available anytime and is delivered by Virtual Self-Directed.

Human Resources (HR) data is used in almost every aspect of recruitment, retention, development, innovation and monitoring of workforce productivity.

Data skills are essential for all APS employees to support evidence-based and informed decision-making. Data skills assist in improving operational efficiency, efficient resource allocation and management, and engagement with stakeholders.

HR practitioners must know how to gather and interpret data for sound decision-making and problem solving. This module provides an introduction to these critical skills.

The content for this module has been provided by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), with the support of the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC), Department of Education Skills and Employment (DESE) and Services Australia.

Participant benefits

  • Discuss sources of workforce data to support evidence-based HR decisions.
  • Explain the role of data in evidence-based HR decisions.
  • Describe how to use data to tailor HR solutions and achieve business and client needs.
  • Outline how to interpret and communicate data to address business challenges and deliver HR services.

Suitable for

APS1 – EL1 HR professionals who want to build a foundational understanding of using HR data.

APS Professional Stream and User level

This program aligns with the APS HR Professional Stream at the Foundation level.

Date
Duration
Approximately 60 minutes to complete.
Event type
Course
Location
Australia wide
Price
$0 per attendee