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Lambton College

Sarnia , Ontario ,Canada

Ontario College Graduate Certificate - Esports Management

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 streamer which is defined as an online player people pay to watch.

Campus Information

Sarnia/Main Campus

Lambton College’s Main Campus is located in Sarnia, Ontario and the main building on-site is the South Building where the majority of the classrooms and staff and faculty offices are located. In addition to the South Building, the main campus is also home to the Suncor Sustainability Centre, the Lambton College Residence and Event Centre, the Sustainable Smart Home, the Skilled Trades Training Centre and the North Building.

Intakes

  • Jan
  • May
  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 10

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

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

PSW Opportunity

If your program was less than 8 months

  •    You aren’t eligible for a PGWP.

If your program was more than 8 months but less than 2 years

  •    We may give you a PGWP that’s valid for up to the same length as your study program.

For example, if you completed a 9-month program, we may give you a work permit for up to 9 months.

If your program was 2 years or more

  •    We may give you a PGWP that’s valid for 3 years.

If you completed more than 1 program

  •    You may be able to get a PGWP that combines the length of each program.

Each of the programs you completed -

  • must be PGWP-eligible and at least 8 months in length

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Post-secondary diploma or degree or equivalent.

The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.

Lambton College reserves the right to alter information including admission requirements and to cancel at any time a program or course; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies or changes in the job market; to change the pathways third-party certification bodies, or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations or over-acceptance of offers of admission. In the event, Lambton College exercises such a right, Lambton College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to Lambton College.