NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY HOSTS ONLINE EVENT EXPLORING THE IMPACT OF PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS ON SPORTS
CHICAGO - Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies will host a free online event exploring the growing impact of predictive analytics on sports on Wednesday, December 7 at 6 p.m. CST. The event will be led by
Thomas Miller, faculty director of Northwestern University's MS in Predictive Analytics program and instructor in the MA in Sports Administration program. Miller will discuss the emergence of data analytics in sports areas such as player performance, team building, market segmentation, game scheduling and attendance forecasting.
Miller has worked with predictive models for more than 30 years and holds a PhD in psychology (psychometrics) from the University of Minnesota and a master's degree in business and economics from the University of Oregon. He is the author of Without a Tout: How to Pick a Winning Team and Data and Text Mining: A Business Applications Approach.
Miller is also owner and president of Research Publishers LLC, a publishing and consulting firm specializing in business, economics and technology based research methods.
If you are interested in advancing or beginning your career in the business of sports, take advantage of the insight this leading professional will provide. The event is free and open to the public.
Register online by visiting www.scs.northwestern.edu/events/.