Esports Management

International

Program Information

Esports is the term used to describe the emerging global, multi-billion dollar industry of sports competition facilitated by electronic video game systems. In response to the need for highly qualified workers in this field, the Lambton College Esports Management, Ontario College Graduate Certificate is designed to incorporate the competitive gaming world with the business knowledge required by the fast-paced and growing industry of Esports. Designed for college and university graduates, students learn Esports related business skills while developing a strong appreciation of the overall Esports industry. Specifically tailored, hands-on courses include the history of Esports, industry hardware/software, game design and live streaming. In addition, the business models behind team management and tournaments are studied in detail, with the culmination of learning in the practical project course where students integrate the knowledge obtained throughout the program to plan, manage and execute real-world Esports projects.

Graduates of the program are prepared to pursue a variety of career opportunities including team and league Esports marketing, management, promotion and event coordinator positions. Some graduates may also pursue related careers in Esports as a pro-player, coach or a streamer which is defined as an online player people pay to watch.

Device Requirements

This program requires a laptop.

Admission Requirements

Post-secondary diploma or degree or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

IELTS (International English Language Testing Score) of 6.0
- or -
IELTS of 5.5 + Completion of EAP-3106 (English for Academic Purposes) during first term of study.
-or-
Passed Lambton Institute of English placement test

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process. Not all students will qualify for EAP-3106 in place of the required IELTS test score.

Employment Opportunities

Emedia coordinator, emarketing manager, web marketing consultant, content emarketing specialist, ebusiness manager, esports manager or esports coach.


International Education
Any questions or inquiries please e-mail:
international@lambtoncollege.ca


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