In the current world of sport science and sport business, the correct management of data originating from different sources can allow organisations to make better decisions. In this unit you will gain an understanding of the key factors underpinning successful data management platforms. You will gain practical skills revolving around conceptualising and building systems to handle data collection, integration and visualisation within cloud and app-based platforms.

Unit details

Location:
Online
Study level:
Postgraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
SES7003

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Conceptually map and contextualise the factors underpinning successful data management programs;  
  2. Devise data management tools to support decision making; and,  
  3. Formulate decisions based on data evidence and communicate them accordingly.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Exercise Students will develop a concept map and brief outline of connections of content related to data management 20%
Case Study Based on a real case study from sport science or sport business, students will work on different decision making scenarios 20%
Project Students will complete a series of tasks within a data management system to create integrations, forms, dashboards and visualisations 60%

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