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Esports Project Management: Live Events

A required course in the Esports Management Certificate 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
  • $650
  • May 13, 2024 to June 23, 2024
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00258
  • ID/Units: HUMAN X420.13  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: Spring 2024

Instructor


Mark Deppe earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Cal State Fullerton and is the founding director of UCI Esports, leading the effort to create the award-winning program in 2016. Working closely with student leaders, administrators, faculty, and industry partners, Mark built a business plan that broadly approaches the world of esports through the five pillars of Competition, Research, Community, Entertainment, and Careers.? In 2018, UCI’s League of Legends team won the college championship and UCI was awarded “Most Outstanding Collegiate Program” by the esports industry.

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
START05/13/2024Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END06/23/2024Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---