Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport

Business of esports

The rise of esports has been an exciting development in the sport industry. This course will provide students with a detailed history of eSport to support their ability to analyze the sport environment to identify opportunities for future growth and development. Through an examination of the different modalities of play, platforms for streaming, competition types, and team/league organization, students will discuss the differences and similarities of traditional Sport in revenue potential and growth. By exploring the counter-culture of eSport and how it has created a global phenomenon that has changed the way we think about Sport, students will learn how the culture of competitive gaming has created opportunities for diversity, inclusiveness, and sportsmanship.
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