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Course 2 of 4 in the

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 weeks of study, 10 hours a week...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
5 hours to complete

Competitive Esport Teams

1 video (Total 14 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 readings
Compensation: What to Look for in an Esports Professional Player Contract10m
Why Every Esports Player Needs a Contract10m
World's Best Smash 4 Player is Worn Down by Haters and Harassment10m
Why My Dream of Becoming a Pro Gamer Ended in Utter Failure10m
Esports Team Diagram10m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Esports Media

1 video (Total 15 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 readings
The Different Perspectives in Streaming10m
Esports Media Channels30m
Effective Esports Social Media Tactics30m

Instructors

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Henry Ngo

Program Manager
Business Programs Department

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Esports Specialization

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....
Esports

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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