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Metaverse and You - UTS Open
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SHORT COURSE

Metaverse and You

$325.00

START DATE

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MODE

Mixed (online and in-person)

DURATION

2.5 hrs

COMMITMENT

2.5 hrs

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The Metaverse is expected to be worth $658 billion by 2030. So, what is the Metaverse and how can you learn more about it? Join this half day engaging workshop with expert Patricia Haueiss, to explore the opportunities available to individuals and businesses.

About this course

This workshop is for anyone keen to learn more about the Metaverse, its benefits and how you can engage and apply it to your advantage. Live demonstrations in conjunction with an overview of interconnected technologies will form this workshop's foundations. 

Using an experiential approach, participants will be taken on a journey into the Metaverse, learn what it is and how it can be a future source of work and benefit to individuals and businesses. No pre-work or understanding of coding or blockchain is required to participate in this workshop. All you need is an open mind and willingness to participate in an engaging 2.5 hour session with like-minded individuals and Metaverse consultant, Patricia Haueiss.

By the end of the session, you will have an overview of best practices applicable to the Metaverse and the practical do’s and don’ts of incorporating the Metaverse into business and personal life.

Key benefits of this course

The scope of this workshop is to provide a springboard for discussion on the Metaverse, including:

  • What the Metaverse is
  • Why people spend time in the metaverse
  • Metaverse stats (current market size, estimated future market size, growth rate etc incl only legitimate sources)
  • Why individuals and businesses should care about the metaverse
  • How the technology works
  • Most exciting experiences in the metaverse to date
  • How to join a metaverse and connect, play and work in the metaverse
  • Major brands and companies that are actively creating cool experiences in the metaverse
  • Jobs in the metaverse and future work
  • The future of the metaverse.

Digital badge and certificate

A digital badge and certificate will be awarded following the successful completion of any necessary tasks or assessments to demonstrate acquired learning of the short course or for meeting attendance and/or participation requirements.

Learn more about UTS Open digital badges.

Price

Full price: $325 (GST-free)*

*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase. 

Enrolment conditions

Course purchase is subject to UTS Open Terms and Conditions. 

COVID-19 response 

UTS complies with latest Government health advice. Delivery of all courses complies with the UTS response to COVID-19.

Additional course information

Course outline

This workshop takes an experiential approach, where participants will be taken on a journey into the Metaverse, learn what it is and how it can be a future source of work and benefit to individuals and businesses. No prework nor understanding of coding or blockchain is required for this workshop. All you need is an open mind and willingness to participate in an engaging two- and half-hour session with like-minded individuals and Metaverse consultant Patricia Haueiss.

Course learning objectives

Learn what the metaverse is, why you and your business should care about the metaverse, best practices and its opportunities, through the following learning outcomes:

  • Understand what the Metaverse is and why people spend time in it
  • Understand why your businesses should care about the metaverse
  • Learn how to join a space in the metaverse and connect, play, and work in the metaverse
  • The ability to see job and investment opportunities in the metaverse.

Requirements

Mandatory

There are no pre-requisites for this course, it is open to anyone that is interested in learning more about the Metaverse. Knowledge of coding, blockchain is NOT a requirement of attending.

This session will be run in hybrid mode so participants joining online will need their own laptop and access to the internet. Please note that if you’re not able to join in the metaverse activity planned via your own laptop, you will be able to view it through Patricia’s stream.

To join the metaverse activity, you must meet these minimum system requirements:

Web Client

Minimum GPU: Intel HD/UHD 9th gen or equivalent
Recommended GPU: Geforce 900 series or equivalent

Desktop Client

Minimum GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6700 series or equivalent
Recommended GPU: AMD Radeon RX 500 series or equivalent
Minimum GPU MEMORY: 1GB
Recommended GPU MEMORY: 4GB
Minimum RAM: 4GB
Recommended RAM: 16GB

On-campus and onsite course logistics

Catering provisions 

Morning tea and coffee will be provided.

Accessibility

If you have any specific accessibility requirements, please contact Business.futures@uts.edu.au

Transport and parking options

Our campus can be accessed by multiple public transport options including trains and buses, both within walking distance. For more information, please use the Transport NSW Trip Planner. 

On-site parking is not available. Paid carparks are located nearby

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Who is this course for?

This workshop is for professionals within the business sector that are keen to learn more about the Metaverse, including but not limited to those working in:

  • Marketing
  • Business analysts
  • Start-ups and co-founders
  • General Managers.

Acknowledgement of Country

UTS acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Boorooberongal people of the Dharug Nation, the Bidiagal people and the Gamaygal people, upon whose ancestral lands our university stands. We would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present, acknowledging them as the traditional custodians of knowledge for these lands.

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