eSports: Play like a Pro

The Eberhardt School of Business eSports Camp is a two-week program that will provide students an interactive, play-based experience in esports. Students will develop individual and team skills for game play, receive analysis of game play and one-on-one assistance and coaching and learn about professions in the broad esports industry. The program concludes with a live play match.

Students playing Fortnite

eSports-focused presentations will include current Eberhardt School staff and students with guest presentations by noted experts in the esports realm. Students will be able to build their capabilities in the Eberhardt School’s Computer Lab, which will be converted to a multi-player gaming lab. Students will attend and participate in four daily sessions: two in the morning and two in the afternoon following lunch.

Planned Topics

Course topics will likely include:

  • eSports Industry History, Scope and Scale
  • IT-related Skills for Gamers
  • Group- and Individual-play Assessment
  • Communication and Teamwork Skill Development
  • Game Strategy and Assessment
  • Physical Play to Improve eSports Play
  • Job Opportunities in the Industry
  • Tournament and Streaming Preparation
Video game controllers & monitors
Lewis R. Gale
Faculty Lead

Interim Dean and Professor of Business Lewis R. Gale will be serving as the primary contact with support from Eberhardt School faculty Pete Schroeder, Rebecca Achen and the Eberhardt School of Business IT Team.