The Esports Management Specialization prepares students to turn a passion for gaming into a viable career. According to a market report by Newzoo, global esports revenues have reached $906 million in 2018, a year-on-year growth of +38%. Speak knowledgeably about the history, community, and business of esports with future employers and other stakeholders in the industry. Individuals aspiring to launch or already beginning their career in the business of esports. This program suits game developers, finance professionals, community managers, marketers, and project managers. Overview of esports will introduce learners to the roles and influences that game developers have in the industry. Learners get a glimpse into the structures of an organization and how it builds a brand. Learners will also be informed of the jobs available in esports and where to get started in order to be involved.
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great content presented in a logical progression with immediately useful application in the real world!
Good introduction info. Wish there were advanced courses
此课程是 100% 在线学习吗？是否需要现场参加课程？
What background knowledge is necessary?
This specialization is designed for beginners with no background knowledge.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
It is recommended to take the courses in order.
You will be able to transfer into the UCI DCE program with the completion of the specialization.
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
Determine the different ways game developers affect Esports and suggest opportunities they could take to better support their Esport.Describe common Esport organizational structures and suggest additional employee roles that could support the organization further.Explain the nuances of the Esports player profession and the implications of being a full-time player.Identify various forms of Esports journalism and communicate a favored type to consume.Debate divisive Esports topics respectfully in and outside of the classroom.Develop specific action items to advance future Esports participation goals.