GAM681 - Portfolio, Presentation and Professionalism

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Subject Title
Portfolio, Presentation and Professionalism

Subject Description
Students will learn the proper procedure for presenting their portfolio, how to conduct themselves during the interview process and how to use successful job search techniques. The student will also learn the art and science of freelancing, from finance management to finding the contracts. The student will create basic accounting documents, resume, and interview questions. The student will also explore the business of gaming. Some topics include; how games get made, the reasons games are played, an overview of the game industry; the game development process, theory of artificial intelligence, and game company structure. Each student will pick on ares, research it and present to the class, either themselves or though a guest speaker.

Credit Status
Animation Arts Program Credit Value: 1 Course Hours: In class: 4 hrs per week / 56 hrs. per semester

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Knowledge:
Successful students will have demonstrated knowledge of:
- How to look for a job and how to proceed in an interview.
Skills:
Successful students will have demonstrated further development in their abilities to:
-Develop a professional portfolio

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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