STATS PERFORM AND BIRKBECK UNIVERSITY OFFER ONLINE FOOTBALL ANALYSIS COURSE THIS SPRING
LONDON, April 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Stats Perform has partnered with Birkbeck, University of Londonto provide a dedicated football analysis module as part of the university’s MSc Football Sport and Business Management.
Launching next week, at the start of the 2022 summer semester, this online module features weekly lectures led by industry professionals with direct experience in implementing data and analytical processes in sport.
Commenting on Stats Perform’s longstanding partnership with Birkbeck, Ben Mackriell said:
“We are very pleased to continue our collaboration with Birkbeck, which we first announced in 2018. The objective of the course is to outline the fundamentals of football analysis, taking into account the rapidly changing world of football. data landscape for clubs and practitioners is driven by our knowledge of data applications and technological advancements, enabled by AI and machine learning, which enables clubs to take advantage of new predictive models trained on millions of data points from thousands of matches.
Over the course of eight weeks, the course will provide an introduction to basic analytical approaches and concepts relevant to the professional football industry, with particular emphasis on the application of these concepts in day-to-day work and in long-term strategic planning. . .
During the semester, students will be introduced to different analytical technologies, the value of qualitative and quantitative data, data visualization, and best practices for applying data in a range of football performance and football business scenarios.
The module will start on Tuesday 26 April and is also available for industry professionals wishing to enroll in a short course.
“By delivering this course remotely, we can offer Birkbeck Masters students and industry practitioners, based around the world, an ideal opportunity to gain new insights into understanding analytical concepts that can be beneficial for their future careers,” Mackriell said.
dr. Giambattista RossiLecturer, Department of Management at Birkbeck, University of LondonNoted:
“This module has proven to be increasingly popular with our students year on year, so I am very pleased that we are once again partnering with Stats Perform for a fourth consecutive summer.
“By involving different experts at each conference, our enrolled MSc students will have the opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of the fundamentals of applied football analysis. Our online portal can also provide the teaching and learning environment. perfect study for data analysts looking to further develop their skills via distance learning.”
Full application details for the course can be found here.
SOURCE Stats Perform