Foundations of Data Science and AI in Sports


Foundations of Data Science and AI in Sports course provides a comprehensive introduction to the use of data science and artificial intelligence (AI) in the sports industry. The course covers the following topics:

- Introduction to data science and AI in sports

- Data collection and preprocessing

- Data analysis and visualization

- AI applications in sports

- Case Studies and Real-World Applications of Data Science and AI in Sports

The course is designed for professionals working in the sports industry, such as coaches, scouts, analysts, and sports scientists, data scientists and machine learning practitioners, students pursuing sports analytics or related fields, individuals interested in the intersection of technology and sports. The course is also suitable for students and researchers who are interested in learning more about the use of data science and AI in sports.
Participants will gain a thorough understanding of how data-driven approaches are transforming the sports industry, enabling teams, athletes, and organizations to optimize performance, enhance strategies, and make informed decisions.

Course Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

- Understand the fundamental concepts and principles of data science and AI in sports

- Apply data science techniques to analyze and interpret sports data

- Utilize AI algorithms to develop predictive models and gain insights from sports data

- Acquire hands-on experience with data collection, analysis, and modeling methodologies

- Evaluate the impact of data science and AI on various aspects of the sports industry, including player performance, team management, and fan engagement

- Explore real-world applications of data science and AI across various sports disciplines

Course Benefits

- Learn from experienced instructors who are experts in data science, AI, and sports analytics

- Gain hands-on experience with data science and AI tools and techniques

- Develop the skills and knowledge to apply data science and AI to sports problems

- Earn a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the course

Course Structure

The course is delivered online and consists of a series of video lectures, readings, and hands-on exercises. The course is self-paced and can be completed at your own convenience.


Your understanding of the course material will be assessed through a series of quizzes, assignments, and a final project.


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, some basic knowledge of statistics and computer programming will be helpful.

Modules: 5 (manageable weekly topics) 
Duration: 5 weeks (40 hours)
Previous knowledge or requirements: No

Start dates:

  • 15 January 2024
  • 26 February 2024
  • 2 April 2024
  • 28 May 2024
Course fee: 1000 GBP per person, inclusive of VAT

Email us for more information:

Chabukaisix Learn: +44 1869 717167 
Chabukai6 Ltd: +44 1869 717167

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