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Beginner Level
Approx. 8 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Competitive Esport Teams

5 hours to complete
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

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Esports Media

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

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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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