Program Overview


This live online instructor-led program in People Analytics & Digital HR, directed by Jigsaw Academy in collaboration with IIM Indore, is created to empower the modern human resource manager with tools and techniques to take better and smarter decisions, in terms of seamless utilization of all available tangible and intangible resources in a continuously evolving working world.

Analytics in human resources correlates business data and people data to derive important connections. It also applies analytic processes to the human resource department of an organization in the hope of improving employee performance to get a better return on investment. Core functions of HR can be enhanced by applying processes in analytics. In a post-pandemic world with a paradigm shift in work & people culture, Digital HR is looked upon as pivotal to this change. 

Why People Analytics & Digital HR?

For HR professionals who are interested in taking a leap of success in their careers, the People Analytics & Digital HR will equip you to define various business problems in the fields of attrition, employee engagement, hiring, learning and development, and how to find statistical solutions for these problems.  

A unique course which covers People Analytics as well as Digital HR


40+ Hours of Live Online Classes by IIM-I Professors, Industry experts, & Jigsaw faculty


Certification from IIM-Indore & Jigsaw Academy (India’s premier B School & the Number 1 Analytics Training Institute)

Case-based learning, Business Challenges, & Capstone Projects for comprehensive hands-on “do & learn experience”


The People Analytics & Digital HR program is a Live online instructor-led webinar, spread over 3 months. This course is designed to empower HR professionals with tools and techniques to make smarter decisions that will create an efficient workforce in the organization.

After the completion of the course, aspirants will be able to:

  • Master advanced HR Analytics techniques to generate insights based on People-centric data
  • Lead digital transformation initiatives including Digital HR adoption and best practices
  • Learn how to apply strategic frameworks to manage People & Resources in a post – COVID world
  • Visualize & Monitor Organizational Health through Data
  • Build expertise in Digital HR applications
  • Understand & prepare for the impact of AI & Automation on HR practices and decision making
  • Weekend live online classes, Q&A sessions and assignment sessions
  • Delivered by IIM faculty and Jigsaw Academy faculty and industry SMEs
  • Recordings of live classes will be available for reference
  • eLearning content in the form of videos, reading material and assessments
  • Practice assignments and code samples
  • Learning Centre access for 12 months
  • Capstone project with Industry data

IIM - Indore Certificate

With the objectives of imparting high-quality management education and training, the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India established the Indian Institute of Management Indore as an Institutions of Excellence. 

These Institutions are recognized as premier management institutions, comparable to the best in the world for teaching, research and interaction with industries.

Established in 1996, Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) has been a leader in the field of management education, interfacing with the industry, government and PSUs. It is promoted and nurtured by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and is an institute of national importance under the Indian Institutes of Management Act 2017.



The People Analytics & Digital HR curriculum is a comprehensive program designed for HR professionals that covers all the essential skills of HR Analytics & Digital Transformation in one course. It is designed by highly experienced subject matter experts, course designers and developers from varied industries & Expert faculty from IIM-Indore.  It is crafted in an easy to understand language with real-time examples for solidifying data analysis concepts.  


Summarizing and Describing Data with Excel
Jigsaw Academy Digital HR - Why and How
Analytics in HR - Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive
Getting Ready for the Workplace of the Future
  • Introduction to Analytics
    • Understanding analytics and analytics methodology
  • Basic data manipulation 
    • Functions in Excel
    • Mathematical functions
    • Text functions
    • Date and Time functions
    • Nested Functions
    • Formatting data in Excel
  • Data Visualization in Excel
    • Line graphs
    • Scatter plots
    • Histogram
    • Waterfall charts 
    • Introduction to Dashboards
    • Best practices in visualization
  • Summarizing Information with Excel
    • Summary statistics
    • Distribution plotting
    • Normal distribution
  • The Workforce of the Future
    • Workforce management in a digitally distributed world
    • COVID-19 Implications on People Management and Strategy
  • Digital Transformation
    • Impact of digitization on HR services and processes
    • Enabling Effective Digital Transformation – Frameworks 
  • Data and Use Cases in Digital HR
    • Working with Data in a Digital HR world
    • Selecting and monitoring key indicators of organizational health
    • Determining which actions have the greatest impact on the bottom line
    • Examples of use cases and outcomes of analytics in HR
    • How to get started with HR analytics
    • What do you need to consider before starting with HR Analytics
  • Overview of HR Analytics
    • Understanding the terminologies and the pioneers of HR Analytics
    • Implications of HR Analytics in business (Eg: Lowe’s retail chain, Starwood hotels, McKinsey & Co etc)
  • Improving Measurement Maturity
    • Understanding measurement, scales and measurement errors
    • Measuring HR and OB variables, efficiency, effectiveness and impact to assess any HR activity done
    • Identifying measurement maturity and lead & lag indicators
  • Workforce Analytics
    • Detailed understanding of Workforce Analytics
    • Understanding the staffing pyramid through David Maister’s classification
    • Usage of the Pivot table to understand the measures of workforce efficiency
    • Workforce planning simulation
  • Measures in Talent Acquisition
    • Optimizing the hiring channel strategy on the basis of cost and quality of hire
    • Measuring talent development using Kirkpatrick’s model
    • Talent engagement and its importance and ways to measure it
  • Advanced Statistics
    • Descriptive statistics
    • Inferential statistics (Parametric tests)
    • Time series
    • Regression to predict performance
  • Visualization
    • Visualization recap- types of graphs and charts, how to present data and how this is translated to business decisions
    • Conditional and Custom formatting
    • Heat maps
  • Future Factors
    • Change Management Toolkit
    • The impact of AI  
    • Automated processes: Decision support
    • Fostering Agility and Learnability
    • Project Presentation & Batch Close

Want to know more? Download the Course Outline


All students will be mandatorily required to complete a capstone project that will feature real-life business problems. They will have to liaison with the faculty-in-charge and present their findings based on the requirement of the problem statement. The culmination of the capstone project will be class project presentations that will be evaluated and the scores will be taken into account before the final certification.



The faculty for the program consisting of expert professors from IIM Indore and the experienced professionals from Jigsaw Academy is truly world-class with vast experience in this domain.



A candidate who has completed the course in People Analytics & Digital HR can find job opportunities in any of the following profiles in the HR domain:  

  • HR Analyst; HR Analyst & Reporting Specialist
  • Digital HR Specialist
  • HR Applications Specialist
  • HR Product Manager
  • Managers, Sr. Managers
  • Associate Vice President (Leadership Roles) in HR, HR Analytics, Digital Transformation

According to job sites, the basic salary of an HR analyst is in the range of INR 8 – INR 15 lakh per year.

There is an increase in demand for HR professionals with HR analytic skillsets, as companies are looking to reduce the costs associated with HR processes and streamline the HR processes. As per Adroit Market Research, the HR Analytics Market is to grow by 11% to hit $ 3.6 billion by 2025. Thus, leading to an enormous number of job opportunities in the HR domain. 


IIM Indore students currently work at some of India’s largest companies and start-ups. Some major recruiters are listed here –



Application & Interview
To start the application process, students will need to submit their application and their resume online.


Admission Criteria

The People Analytics & Digital HR program  has the following eligibility criteria:

  • Graduation with minimum 50% marks
  • At least 2 years of post-qualification relevant HR experience


  • Tuition Fees:  INR 95,000 / USD 1,500 
  • The payment of the program fee is applicable through a Cheque, DD, Net Banking, Credit or Debit Cards

For information on easy payments please contact our admissions office at +91  90192 17000


The People Analytics & Digital HR program  has the following eligibility criteria:

  • Graduation with minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Basic Mathematics & Some exposure to Excel

The program is open to all nationalities.

The program is spread over three months.

The application fees and payments are non-refundable. In case of extenuating circumstances, a transfer to the next batch is possible however a batch change fee will be applicable. This transfer will be approved in genuine cases only.

Please look at the Placements section on this page for details.

Yes, we have tie-ups with established financial institutions in case students wish to opt for an education loan to finance the program fees. However the loan disbursal and offers are from our loan partners and are dependent on your credit rating and details. Please contact us for details.

Yes, you need your own laptop. The technology requirement shall be shared at the time of enrollment.

After the successful completion of the course, the candidate will be awarded a joint certificate from IIM Indore and Jigsaw Academy.

Yes, part of the Live online webinars would be taken by IIM Indore faculty, along with faculty of Jigsaw Academy.

All the requisite learning materials will be provided online through the Learning Management System. You are free to purchase any reference books or material as may be recommended by the faculty.

The learning material i.e. lectures and reading content would be available to you for 12 months after the course ends (in addition to the course duration which is 10-11 months).

We accept corporate sponsorships and can assist you with the process. Please contact us for details.

To be eligible for certification, students will need to pass all module-level assessments with a minimum 50% score, and additionally a 50% score in the project. The assessment process will include vivas.



For any queries regarding admissions, or to establish industry or academia relationships, or additional assistance, reach out to us at or +91 90192 17000.



Indian Institute of Management Indore Prabandh Shikhar, Rau-Pithampur Road Indore , Madhya Pradesh, India – 453556

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Bangalore – Jigsaw Academy, 308, 3rd Floor, 100ft Main Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore, Karnataka – 560038