The Business of Games
Duration 5 days
Course dates 18 Nov 2019 - 22 Nov 2019
Application deadline Book Now
Bursaries supported by the Scottish Government are available for those who are eligible
Video Games represent a 134bn-dollar industry. You could be a part of it. In our ‘Business of Games’ week long workshop our expert tutors will help you establish your games business for success. We will guide you through the core disciplines of design, production, business, user experience and law, for a well-rounded perspective on approaching the industry with confidence and insight. By the end of this course, you’ll be strongly positioned for doing business in the games industry.
This course is developed by Alan Thorn who is an expert on leading technical teams for games development. He previously worked at Microsoft, Teesside University, Packt Publishing and Disney. Alan specializes in helping 'tech heads' thrive and flourish in their chosen fields. With 18-years game industry experience, Alan has written 28 books, presented 30 online courses and created 33 games including the award-winning adventure, Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok. Alan is dedicated to helping creative people make high-impact experiences. He was Studio Director at Wax Lyrical Games, a Senior Author at Linkedin Learning, and now he currently leads the NFTS MA programme for Games Design and Development.
There will be a range of industry experts delivering the course which covers:
Games User Experience
The course is suitable for students, graduates, entreprenuers, games designers seeking to start their own business and those starting out in games as well as people with a general interest in the business of games.