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OPER 6610 Sports Analytics (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

The focus of the course will be the development and use of quantitative analysis, particularly mathematical and statistical models, that are widely used to assist in decision making at all levels in the management of professional sports organizations. Concentration will be on player, team, and organizational performance in baseball, basketball, and football for the purpose of tactical and strategic decisions. If time permits, applications in other sports (e.g., golf) will be discussed, as well as collegiate baseball.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: Students taking this course should possess a passion for sports and numbers, working knowledge of basic probability and statistics, strong Excel skills.

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Last Updated: 02-Apr-14