GAME BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
49Hrs Part-Time | 6 Weeks
Understand the business elements of pitching, marketing, and publishing a game
Learn how to manage game business
You need a deep understanding of the current marketplace for video games for a successful career in the video games industry. This course will teach you how to manage game business and will cover other topics of legal issues as well. Business management games will also be taught to nurture the communication skills, business management skills. This 49 hour course by MAGES Institute of excellence will also focus on crowdfunding and steps to launch a crowdfunding offering. Students will also learn how to lead discussions that arise during funding negotiations.
SHORT COURSE OVERVIEW
Dive into the dynamic world of gaming with our 6-week Game Business Management course. Designed to expose you to the business world of gaming, we cover all bases, from the intricacies of game development to the essentials of starting your own gaming venture.
Uncover the current business models of successful and popular games and understand the business and economic aspects of game development. Mentored by Industry Professionals, learn how to create a successful business model, acquire funding, and more.
Enroll now and begin your career in gaming!
Huang Ruiliang Dominic
Adjunct Lecturer | Game Designer
- Business of Games
- Finding the Right Investor
- Funding Your Game
- Creating Your Financial Plan
- Define Crowdfunding
- Types of Crowdfunding
- Risks and opportunities
- Approach and Prepare for Negotiation
- Negotiating and Closing the Financial Deal
- Evaluating Returns
12th Jan 2024
- Age: 18 years old and above
- Recommended for current Game Developer
- Open to both Singaporean & International Students (Including PR, Student Pass, Work Permit, S Pass & E Pass)
Minimum Academic Requirement
2 credit passes at GCE ‘O’ Level in any subjects excluding English Or GCSE/IGCSE-5 subject passes, including English, at Grade A to C
Or ITE NITEC or Higher NITEC or equivalent (eg Post Nitec Certificate in Office Skills/Certificate in Business Skills)
Or Singapore Integrated Programme: Completed IP Year 4
Or At least 2 WSQ Statements of Attainment in Workplace Literacy or Numeracy (WPLN) at Level 4 or 5 and above (eg under Employability Skills System (ESS) certification)
Or ITE modular certificate at the post-secondary level (non-tertiary) or equivalent
Or Foundation Certificate in Art and Technology or Certificate in Art or Animation related course in MAGES or other institutions with similar qualifications
For International, Applicants should have an Equivalent to Year 10** qualification with an average of 65% (** from the respective home country of the applicant) with proof of pass in English
Alternate Admission Requirements
Submit Portfolio and pass the interview with Academic Director and assessment by Academic Board
English Proficiency Requirement
IELTS 5.5 or Pass in the English Language at GCE ‘O’ Level or equivalent qualifications. Applicants who do not have IELTS 5.5 must pass MAGES English Proficiency Test, approved by Academic Board.
16 years of age
Working Experience Requirement
30 years of age
Working Experience Requirement
8 years of relevant working experience
(incl 8% GST)
Full Program Fees : SGD 2,592.00
Singaporeans 21 – 39 Yrs or PRs : SGD 1,392.00
Singaporeans 40Yrs or Above : SGD 912.00
SME Sponsored Singaporeans & PR : SGD 912.00
- Self-sponsored students can use SSG Training Grant, Skills Future Credit, PSEA grant, UTAP, and SEP.
- 75% attendance is mandatory to complete the program
- The student should submit and must pass the prescribed assessment (i.e. Practical Project)
- *For additional grant eligibility, please contact us.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who can apply for this program?
The program is ideal for those looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the interactive entertainment industry. The Video Games industry is largely driven by passion, all gamers and problem-solvers are welcome to apply.
Do I need to know coding for these courses?
Since this program is for the beginners, coding is not mandatory. Coding is required for our Advance programs.
How many games will I produce?
Producing games will be part of your curriculum with appropriate guidance and lecturer/mentors support you need to produce games accordingly. You will be required to produce at least 5 games during this program.
You can publish these games on the respective platforms such as itch.io, steam, and play store.
What are the job roles can I apply for post completion of the program
After successful completion of the program one can apply for various job role in the Gaming Industry such as: Game Programmer Game AI Engineer Network Engineer Game Tools Programmer UI Programmer
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