People Analytics: Data Driven Results

Utilize data from past success to predict and realize future success.

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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 But, continuing to engage in human capital practices that reflect outdated knowledge and beliefs, leads to dysfunctional outcomes that can be very costly.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 allows you to incorporate 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 data to improve your organization’s ability to achieve strategic goals. Application of People Analytics better informs your decisions on hiring the right person for the right position, building the most effective teams possible, and avoiding costly turnover.

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 lunch break.

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Spring 2021 classes will be held “live” online and include interactive discussions and activities.


    • Strategically hire, socialize, appraise, reward, and retain the best team members
    • Discuss the impact of organizational context on how companies manage human capital
    • Investigate the practices and analytical frameworks that will help you leverage your team’s diverse knowledge and abilities
    • Uncover the human capital factors that affect your ability to achieve goals, develop and remain innovative
    • Expand your critical thinking skills by leveraging data and analytics as they apply to your team’s effectiveness

Who Attends

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

Additional Information

CEUs: Participants earn 1.4 CEUs and/or 14 CPEs for this course. A certificate of completion will be presented from Texas Executive Education.
Course Credits: 1.0
Hotel Information: Texas Executive Education classes qualify for discounted hotel room rates at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on a limited basis. Discount code will be provided on the course materials page after class registration is complete.


Ethan Burris

Dr. Ethan Burris is a Professor of Management and the Chevron Centennial Fellow at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also Director of the Center of Leadership Excellence for the McCombs School.

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Christopher Patton

Christopher Patton, Ph.D. is a People Analytics manager at Google and Adjunct Faculty at the University of Texas at Austin. He has been a people analyst in industry for almost six years, one year at PepsiCo and almost five years at Google. During the last several years, he has taught classes in subjects such as statistics, I-O Psychology, and People Analytics at Santa Clara University and the University of Texas at Austin.

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Upcoming Sessions

People Analytics: Data Driven Results

Price: $2,950.00


09/09/21 - 09/10/21

2- Days

The Course will now be held in an Interactive Live Online format.

Ethan Burris
Christopher Patton