President Philip Hanlon and Professor Michael Herron Teach a Sports Analytics Course

QSS 30.01, Sports Analytics, is being co-taught by President Philip Hanlon and Professor Michael Herron in 15F.

Sports organizations are becoming increasingly aware that analytics are an important component of team success. This course introduces students to various statistical techniques used in modern sports analysis and in particular teaches participants how statistical methods can be used to analyze game outcomes and evaluate players and strategies.  The course includes lectures, in-class exercises using the R statistical computing environment, and guest speakers from the sports industry.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015