With billions of players worldwide, video and board games have conquered the planet. At the heart of their success is the art of game design: the discipline of creating engaging systems and immersive challenges appealing to the imagination. Have you always wondered how your favorite games were designed or do you want to step into the shoes of a game designer? This is the course for you! This course will guide you through the process of creating game concepts, from the initial idea to a tested design. You will discover the key elements that you can use to create interesting challenges for your future players: objectives, resources, rules, etc. and have the opportunity to get familiar with these techniques during interactive lectures and workshops. HOW THE COURSE IS ORGANIZED You will - go through an ideation phase, progressing toward a testable prototype. - learn how to iterate quickly and organize playtest sessions. - give and receive feedback from other players/designers. - get to experience the tension and excitement of watching others play your game. After two weeks you will be able to present and demo your favorite concept.
The world around us is asking for innovative and entrepreneurial action. This two week summer course will challenge you to find entrepreneurial opportunities that contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). It will appeal to your idealism and activism to change the world, to your discipline to execute upon your plans and to your eagerness to learn about innovation, impact and entrepreneurship. WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT? - Hard work, failure, leaving your comfort zone every day and fun (entrepreneurship) - The scientific evidence behind the everyday hype and myths of entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability - Doing and going wherever your entrepreneurial journey takes you. - AND, you may come up with an idea for your own business opportunity! EXPLORE HOW TO IDENTIFY ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES THAT MAKE AN IMPACT ON THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS - Take a deep dive into the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the role of innovation and entrepreneurship for a real and lasting impact - Experience the potential of innovation driven entrepreneurship and technological innovations for the creation of new business models - Explore your own capability for opportunity recognition and motivation for entrepreneurship, innovation and impact
The 2021 ONLINE ISIBM program is a four-week undergraduate level program that provides an overview of the Canadian business environment and aims to develop a fundamental understanding of the skills and tools necessary to succeed in today’s global marketplace. This online program provides students with a fantastic opportunity to learn about international business and improve their communication skills. Students can earn credits from their home university while adding international business knowledge to their educational résumé. Study Business Communication, Service Management, Entrepreneurship, and International Business all taught by our award-winning professors. Program highlights for 2021: • Program date is from July 5-27, 2021 • Tuition fees: CAD$3,937.50 (include tuition, materials, orientation, and tax) • Available to all undergraduate and postgraduate students from any discipline (business or non-business) • Partial scholarships are available The program is the equivalent to 78 hours and 6.0 North American credits. Program content: Module 1: Business Communications Student's capabilities in written communication, oral presentation and non-verbal communication are developed and enhanced within a business and management context. Report and technical writing, presentation preparation, public speaking, business etiquette, negotiation skills, time management and inter-personal communication skills are among the topics emphasized. The ISIBM integrates business communications with service management and students will make presentations on the core business challenges discussed in service management. Module 2: Business Management There are three components in this module to help students develop a fundamental understanding of the skills and tools necessary to succeed in today’s global marketplace through the three steps of business growth: Entrepreneurship (starting a business) Service Management (Ensuring success) International Business (Growing the business)
AMFI is unique in her education on 3D virtual prototyping and developments in high-level sustainable products and performances. We like to give you the opportunity to be part of that development and the change of paradigm in fashion by joining our two-week summer course Virtual Fashion Design: the new real The course is conceived for advanced fashion students (bachelor or master level) and professionals. Wiling to develop new skills to conceptualize their fashion vision and materializing through the use of high-end 3D simulation technology in fashion. You will gain insights and knowledge on the influence of 3D virtual prototyping in the Fashion industry and developments as VR/AR and AI. One of the benefits is to create and produce in a more sustainable way, other is the challenging new design possibilities and to rethink the way you want to design, perform and produce fashion. Within this course you will gain insights and knowledge on the influence of new creative technologies that is of great importance for the fashion industry. You will learn to translate ideas and vision into experiments, garment design, virtual prototypes and a final presentation of 3D simulated end products. One of the benefits is to create and produce in a more sustainable way, other is discovering new design possibilities and to rethink traditional working methods, products and representation of fashion. Sustainable thinking and acting is one of the core values of AMFI’s education and we expect student to do so by integrating this in vision development and design. Work with challenging new design possibility’s, rethink traditional workingmethodes, and create products in 3D simulation that are of influence how fashion will be presented. Topics to be discussed: - What is the meaning of fashion today? - Is Virtual fashion the new real? - New dimension in fashion digital commerce. - How does Virtual designing relate to sustainability? Topics to learn, practice and present: How to design a garment when it will not be made in real? Working methods in CLO3d, pattern construction and alteration, sewing, closures, seams, finishings and more interesting details. Fitting garments on the avatar, create a true to life simulations in 3D with best materialization, pose and animation, to create a convincing presentation. This course is taught by resident teachers, guest lecturers from the industry and AMFI graduates. Throughout the course, the participants will receive instructions, guidance and tutorship to work on a project individual or in small groups. The Project will be presented and granted with a certificate at the end of the course, on the 16th of July, the results will be of interest for your portfolio.