Online Certificate in Esports Management

General

Program Description

Overview

Want to turn your passion for gaming into a viable career? According to a report by PwC the global video game industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% from $71.3 billion in 2015 to $90.1 billion in 2020.

Traditional athletic apparel companies such as Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour are expected to compete for team jersey rights in the coming years and major telecom companies are acquiring gamer centric programming providers. Also, innovations in video streaming capabilities have arrived just in time for gaming platforms and titles to capitalize on the value of their media rights. As business opportunities flourish, the industry will create demand for professionals with the right mix of training, passion, and knowledge.

Our industry expert instructors will help you

  • Speak knowledgeably about the history, community, and business of Esports with future employers and other stakeholders in the industry.
  • Develop actionable suggestions to encourage growth or improvement in the Esports industry.
  • Develop effective communications geared towards fans and decision makers within the Esports industry.
  • Create social media content that entices Esports fan interaction.
  • Apply project management skills and tools to initiate, plan, execute, and close an Esports live event.

Course Schedule

  • Overview of Esports
  • Effective Communication in Esports
  • Esports Project Management: Live Events
Last updated October 2019

About the School

In the U.S. News & World Report annual college survey, UC Irvine is ranked among the top 50 universities nationally, and ranks tenth among all public universities.

In the U.S. News & World Report annual college survey, UC Irvine is ranked among the top 50 universities nationally, and ranks tenth among all public universities. Read less
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