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Excel Financial Modeling as an E-Sport

Watch eight top financial modelers around the world work their mad #Excel skills

Meet the participants of the 888 Battle. 8 top financial modelers, 8 countries. 8th of June.

Watch how these top minds use the most of Excel’s capabilities to solve complex problems in no time.

The participants hail from all over the world, such as Canada, the United Kingdom, South-Africa, India and others. To make things even more exciting, the entire event will have a broadcast on YouTube, so you can watch along at home starting June 8. While we may not be seeing flashy plays or crazy highlights, it’s certainly interesting to possibly see a new esport develop.

Hosts of the event: Adam Callens and Danielle Stein Fairhurst. They took the lead of the event by “dissecting” participant models as they are being created. They spot some use-cases where taking advantage of the latest Excel functionalities might do the trick more efficiently.

The Lyceum of the Philippines University, Manila Campus has officially launched its Bachelor of Science in Esports degree

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ESPORTS 

The Bachelor of Science in Esports focuses on the back-end or the business of esports. This program comprises track in Esports Management and Game Design and Development grounded on the fundamental knowledge of esports. The program prepares the students to develop business plans, organize and coach teams, plan and implement events utilizing live streaming, and promote events via digital technology. With the fast-growing billion-dollar industry, the workforce opportunities within the esports ecosystem have a growing demand for professionals with passion and knowledge of the esports industry. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Esports will explore the culture of esports, and experience opportunities for internships through industry partnerships to prepare the students with careers in the esports industry.

PROGRAM GOALS:

The BSE program is expected to produce God-centered, nationalistic, environment-conscious and globally-competitive professionals with wholesome values and attitudes. They will be recognized for their outstanding and innovative contributions in the esports industry, in the service of God and country.

BSE Track 1: Esports Management

This track covers fundamental concepts of Esports management. This is meant to enhance the management and organization, planning and team management, and business skills of the students. The program also enables the students to develop business plans and organize events utilizing online streaming, marketing, and advertising events through digital technology.

BSE Track 2: Game Design and Development

This track covers the concepts, principles, and techniques in design and development grounded on the fundamental knowledge of esports. This aims to develop knowledge and understanding of esports blended with the concept of game design theories and game programming. The program enables the students to enhance creativity and inventiveness in game design and game development.

Source: https://manila.lpu.edu.ph/index.php/cot-po