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Esports Project Management: Live Events

A required course in the Esports Management Specialized Studies Program.

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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

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  • Details
  • $630
  • March 29, 2021 to May 09, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00171
  • ID/Units: HUMAN X420.13  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SPRING 2021


Jonathan Pan is currently on the Community and Esports team at Amazon Game Studios. He has over 13 years of experience in management, strategy, or business development roles across companies small and large. His primary focus is in online gaming and esports. After serving as a Product Manager at Riot Games, he co-founded and served as CEO of Ember, an esports team. He has also delivered one of the most viewed TEDx talks on esports. Jonathan received his MBA from NYU Stern School of Business, specializing in entertainment and finance. Jonathan is a veteran of the War in Afghanistan where he served as a Captain in the U.S. Army.

Textbook Information

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Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START03/29/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
OL-LEC03/30/2021Tuesday6:00 PM7:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC04/06/2021Tuesday6:00 PM7:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC04/13/2021Tuesday6:00 PM7:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC04/20/2021Tuesday6:00 PM7:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC04/27/2021Tuesday6:00 PM7:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/04/2021Tuesday6:00 PM7:00 PMZoom---
END05/09/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---