Online Graduate Certificate in People Analytics

Online Graduate Certificate in People Analytics

Learn the HR skills of the future 

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Duration:
Part-time 8 months
Fees:

AU$4,680 per course (2024)

 

Next intake:
May, July, August, October
Location:
Online
Learning mode:
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Duration:
Part-time 8 months
Fees:

AU$4,680 per course (2024)

Next intake:
May, July, August, October
Location:
Online

Overview

Data is now more valuable than ever. Be ready to use it to shape the future of HR.

Stand out from the crowd through RMIT Online’s Graduate Certificate in People Analytics and transform data into decisions that resonate within the workplace.

Connect passion with purpose and be an advocate for positive change. 

You’ll learn how to drive human resource management (HRM), strategic management solutions, decision-making processes and people management operations through the lens of your unique people analytics skillset.  

The Online Graduate Certificate in People Analytics consists of 4 core courses and has everything you need to succeed in a HR people analytics role. It also provides you with a pathway to continue studying towards the online Master of Business Administration or credit into the online Master of Human Resource Management.  

Deep knowledge of analytics technologies and techniques for HRM

Gain a thorough understanding to deliver strong people outcomes in organisations.

Work within your organisation to influence decision making

Prepares you with the skills to present people-related recommendations to key internal decision-makers.

Accelerated, supported and 100% online

Be supported throughout your study journey. Study at a time and place that suits you with no on-campus commitments.

Australian Student Visas

RMIT's online Graduate Certificate does not meet Australian student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study.

Details

Explore how to develop data-informed practices in HR settings.  

You’ll apply predictive models to identify trends and patterns in HR data, such as predictors of high performance, staff retention and employee behavior. You’ll learn how the latest technologies such as AI and machine learning can be used in HR. You'll also build a professional tool kit with strong analytic capabilities and a solid understanding of how technology can improve HR outcomes globally.

This leading industry program is fully online and designed to work around your lifestyle. 

A focused and practical approach allows you to apply new knowledge to your work from day one, fast-tracking your learning and graduation.

You can view online resources and learning activities, access course materials via Canvas, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account anywhere, anytime.

Our online learning platform is purpose-built and brings authenticity to your learning experience, available using your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Coursework is delivered in an engaging way and easy to follow.

Assessment is ongoing throughout the teaching period and includes essays, reports, presentations, case studies, quizzes and research projects.

4 courses | 8 months part-time.

Each course is 7 weeks in duration.

You will learn how to: 

  • Analyse the role that people analytics can play in transforming how people are managed in organisations
  • Critically evaluate the effectiveness of business and people analytics methods in real-world scenarios to inform effective decision making, and how to communicate it
  • Apply broad knowledge of analytical processes to implement people analytics in practices
  • Analyse key differences in HR data and associated information systems to support HRM, strategic management solutions, decision making processes and people management options
  • Evaluate how people analytics can be used to represent people in work-related learning in diverse organisational contexts.

The 4 core courses are: 

  • Foundations of People Analytics
  • Business Analytics
  • Predictive Human Resource Analytics
  • Professional HRM Practices.

Career

Upon finishing the Online Graduate Certificate of People Analytics you’ll be equipped to thrive in a variety of HR people analytics roles including HR analyst, remuneration analyst, HR reporting manager, remuneration manager and chief of staff.

Admissions

An Australian bachelor’s degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in Business, Commerce, Human Resource Management, Data Analytics or a related field or higher level of qualification.

If you do not meet the above entry requirement for the Graduate Certificate, you may be considered if you have a minimum of five years full-time equivalent work experience in Business, Commerce, Human Resource Management, Data Analytics, or a related field. Applicants will be required to submit a curriculum vitae (CV).

An Australian bachelor’s degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in Business, Commerce, Human Resource Management, Data Analytics or a related field or higher level of qualification.

If you do not meet the above entry requirement for the Graduate Certificate, you may be considered if you have a minimum of five years full-time equivalent work experience in Business, Commerce, Human Resource Management, Data Analytics, or a related field. Applicants will be required to submit a curriculum vitae (CV).

International students are required to provide current evidence of English language proficiency for admission to RMIT University. For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT visit the English language requirements and equivalency information.  

Pathways

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in People Analytics, you may pursue further study through a pathway to RMIT Online's Master of Business Administration (MBA) or credit into the Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM).

If you choose to continue studying towards RMIT Online’s MBA, you can specialise or select individual courses based on your career goals and aspirations with six future-focused and on-trend specialisations.

Completion of an additional 8–12 courses at a master degree level affords you both graduate certificate and master’s qualifications.

Fees

2024 tuition fees:

  • AU$4,680 per course

Fees apply to 2024 only.

Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide.

In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF) based on your enrolment load, which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student. Eligible local students can apply for an SA-HELP loan to defer payment of their SSAF.

For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.

Some students may be eligible to apply to defer payment of some or all of their tuition fees via the Commonwealth Government’s FEE-HELP loan scheme. 

Visit our HELP loans page for lots of useful information about eligibility, how to apply and payment. You can apply for FEE-HELP once you have enrolled in a program.

HELP loans are not available to international students.

2024 tuition fees:

  • AU$4,680 per course

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You also need to account for your living expenses. Estimate the cost of living in Melbourne.

Find out more details about how fees are calculated and the expected annual increase.

Applying for refunds

Find information on how to apply for a refund as a continuing international student.

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.