Course Detail
Course Components:
This course will introduce students to the field of sport analytics, types of data, collection of data, and technology associated with sport analytics. Students will develop the skills to work with descriptive and predictive statistics, and prepare data visualizations through the use of the R programming language to explore issues and challenges present in sport organizations and the industry. Sport business and player performance analytics concepts will be introduced. Students will discuss and analyze topics to become better consumers of sport analytics, and to appreciate the challenge of making analytics actionable and understandable for fans as well as sport managers.