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The Business of Games: Success in Gaming Powered by Harvard Business Publishing

  • Price: $399 USD
  • Age: 10 - 12
  • Skill Level: Beginner–Advanced
  • Format: Virtual Tech Camps | Small-Group, Online
  • Duration: Weeklong program, 2 hours per day

About This Online Course

Every blockbuster business starts as one person's dream. With the breakout success of Epic Games' Fortnite, developer splits rose, and seemingly overnight, a whole new side of the business emerged. Now, gaming legends like Nintendo, Epic Games, and indie hits like Among Us are standing up side-by-side with business titans like Apple and Google, as the industry continues to grow and shake its way forward. With content powered by Harvard Business Publishing Education, you'll explore the history of gaming giants and innovative case studies like Sega's disruptive advertising strategy. With tech-savvy instruction provided by iD Tech, you'll build a toolset as a game developer and learn how to get your own projects greenlit on stores like Epic Games and Steam. Get ready to discover your own path and make your mark on this 170+ billion dollar industry.

In this course you will:

  • Review case studies from Harvard Business Publishing Education
  • Delve into the business side of video games
  • Develop a portfolio to share with universities and potential employers

Portfolio-Boosting Transcript

At the conclusion of your course, you will receive an official iD Tech transcript outlining the skills you learned over the course of the week.

Learn from the best.

Passion for tech. Unmatched expertise. Personality that brings out the absolute best in your child. With 23 years of experience, we know there's no replacement for the best teacher. It's no surprise that iconic companies like Google, EA, Microsoft, and Disney hire the same talent we do. Our iD Certified instructors possess the whole package of skills that top employers seek.

  • 100% USA-based, adult instructors

  • Recruited from top universities like Stanford, Caltech, and NYU

  • Rigorous background and reference checks

  • Robust training programs and certification

  • Adherence to American Camp Association accredited guidelines

What Parents Are Asking

As video games get more and more advanced, the production behind them is as sophisticated and complex as the making of blockbuster films! From designing amazing graphics to coding sophisticated mechanics, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes—which means a lot of industry opportunity for those wanting to get their foot in the door.

This program is ideal for college-bound students interested in innovation, business, leadership, management, or even launching their company in or around the booming gaming industry.

This course is designed for students of all skill levels. With content exclusively from Harvard Business Publishing Education, your child will unlock many secrets and lessons learned from case studies with Epic Games and Sega—content to help them better understand, respond, and adapt to an ever-changing business environment.

While iD Tech is proud to offer world-class experiences on many of the world’s most prestigious university campuses, we also recognize that many families need the flexibility of quality virtual learning! It’s with these families in mind that we’ve adapted the core elements of our flagship camps to an online format with our Virtual Tech Camps. 

Like our on-campus programs, Virtual Tech Camps feature structured small-group sessions led by expert instructors. Each week includes live teaching of our signature, cutting-edge curriculum, plus peer collaboration, social time, and independent project work. To complete the experience, our Virtual Tech Camps incorporate all the magic of summer camp including games, challenges, and legendary iD traditions!

In order for your child to participate, they will need a Mac or Windows computer, webcam, and stable internet connection with access to Zoom video conferencing. 

This course is taught by live iD Tech instructors and features content exclusively from Harvard Business Publishing. Students will learn the same case studies taught to business undergrads, MBAs, and business leaders.

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