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Esports Project Management: Live Events

A required course in the Esports Management Specialized Studies Program.

Course Description

Project management is a skill that carries across multiple industries. This course will teach you what it means to be a project manager in an emerging esports field. Learn essential components in the building, managing, and closing of esports related events and projects. Understand the techniques used to analyze and categorize different risks that comes with planning a project or event. Gain skills in managing different stakeholders and learn how to distinguish expectations in relations to scheduled tasks and budgets. Esports Project Management: Live Events is a great course to network with your peers and provides an opportunity to access a future career into the esports industry.

This online course may include live webinars using an online meeting software called Zoom. The dates of these webinars would be determined during the first week of class. All webinars will be recorded and posted on the course website for those who cannot participate in the live sessions. You may access your online course by 12pm (noon) Pacific Standard Time on the start date through your UCI DCE web account at Select “My Account,” then “My Courses” from the menu on the left, and lastly “Access Canvas” to access your online course. Instruction begins promptly on the start date. If you enrolled on or after the start date, you may access your online course one hour from the time of your enrollment. If you have any problems, please contact UCI DCE Student Services at 949-824-5414 or

  • Details
  • $630
  • September 20, 2021 to October 31, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00268
  • ID/Units: HUMAN X420.13  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: FALL 2021


Matt Nausha, M.A, is the Head of Amateur and Scholastic, North America at Riot Games. Currently, he is also the Head of the RSAA, leading the board members to serve the scholastic community. He has over five years experience working in esports including his role as the Head of Esports at CLG. He has worked with a myriad of stakeholders in the esports community, as well as experience in contract negotiations, player management, staff management, recruiting, operating live events, working with different publishers, and experience working within many esport titles. Prior to transitioning to esports, he was a mental health therapist for 6 years and also served as the Co-Commissioner for the Southern California Collegiate Volleyball League. He has a passion for personal development and enjoys working with individuals to actualize their personal goals.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbook information is available for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START09/20/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
OL-LEC09/23/2021Thursday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC09/30/2021Thursday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC10/07/2021Thursday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC10/14/2021Thursday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC10/21/2021Thursday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC10/28/2021Thursday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
END10/31/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---