Data Management in Sport

Unit code: SES7003 | Study level: Postgraduate
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
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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.

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.

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Assessment type: Exercise
Grade: 20%
Students will develop a concept map and brief outline of connections of content related to data management
Assessment type: Project
Grade: 60%
Students will complete a series of tasks within a data management system to create integrations, forms, dashboards and visualisations
Assessment type: Presentation
Grade: 20%
Students will present a plan to substantiate their decision to develop a data management system

Required reading

Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.

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