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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 https://ce.uci.edu/. 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 dce-services@uci.edu.

  • Details
  • $630
  • June 21, 2021 to August 01, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00238
  • ID/Units: HUMAN X420.13  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: Summer 2021

Instructor


Jimmy Baratta, J.D. is an esports entrepreneur. Through his consultancy group, FT Empire, Jimmy has worked with some of the biggest names in gaming and entertainment. Jimmy is a strategic advisor and shareholder for XSET. He serves on the advisory board for Reuters syndicated news outlet The Esportz Network. He also consults for Fallen Media and A.I. software developer Wizard Labs. Additionally, alongside seed investors from FaZe Clan, Jimmy founded a nonprofit esports league: The North American Collegiate League. His past projects have included: FaZe Clan, Razer, GameStop, Chief Keef, YBN Nahmir, and more. Prior to working in gaming, Jimmy was a practicing attorney for over 7 years.

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
START06/21/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END08/01/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---