Introduction to HR Metrics: Theory and Computer Skills

Date and Time

Starts:04/18/2018 8:30 AM

Ends:04/18/2018 4:30 PM

Event Type



Yorkville Conference Center

150 Bloor St W

Toronto, ON


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Additional Information

Registration Deadline:
April 4, 2018

Event Sponsor

Big Data has arrived, and with it the ability to make better HR decisions. This workshop explores both the theory and practical skills HR professionals need to use HR Metrics effectively: the definitions, components, and usages of various types of HR metrics, as well as data mining, spreadsheet math, and data visualization to calculate, report and use the metrics to make better decisions.

Learning objectives:

<  Theories and usage of various HR metrics categories

<  Hands-on Excel training to analyze and mine HR data, calculate metrics, create data visualizations, and interpret results for decision makers

<  How to read and analyze a number of different case studies, written and designed to learn and use HR metrics

Who should attend:

HR professionals looking to develop their own HR metrics skill sets to use or pass on to team members.


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Important Information!!!

Introduction to HR Metrics is a hands-on program utilizing a portable computer with Microsoft Excel 2007 or higher installed.
A basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required and participants are advised to bring a mouse and power cord.

Technical Requirements

  • Portable Computer

  • Microsoft Excel (2007 or higher)

  • Windows version of Excel preferred

  • Please ensure that the computer security settings allow for files to be downloaded from a USB key or a cloud

Please check also “Advanced HR Metrics Workshop”Click here for more information.

Speaker bio(s)

Speaker Ashley Bennington

Ashley Bennington, CHRL, Professor

Ashley Bennington is a Professor of Human Resources in the Pilon School of Business at Sheridan College, and also works part time as a senior advisor, specializing in HR metrics, at The CGI Group
He developed Canada’s first post-secondary course in HR metrics.
Ashley was an Adjunct Professor of Business at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC, and worked in HR metrics roles for BC Hydro and Fraser Health.
Ashley was previously a member of the BC HR Management Association, and was a recipient of their 2007 Rising Star Award and 2009 Award of Excellence – Innovation.
He has been a CHRP since 2006.

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