The Master Certification in Fantasy Sports includes three courses in the fantasy sports series: SGE401 “Introduction to the Fantasy Sports Industry”, SGE402 “Interpreting Fantasy Law, Compliance, and Regulations”, and SGE403 “Analyzing Positions of Fantasy Sports Operators.”
Courses can be taken in any order, but it's recommended to start with 401 and then move on to 402 and 403. Complete all three and earn a Master Certificate from Ohio University’s AECOM Center for Sports Administration. Certification from our Fantasy Sports program prepares you for future challenges related to the fantasy sports industry and demonstrates your commitment to integrity, compliance, and responsible operations.
Managing the issues surrounding the fantasy sports industry in the US is a complex task. That's why Ohio University has partnered with the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association and Cyanna Education Services to deliver a new online program for the fantasy sports industry. Subject matter experts from the FSGA, FanDuel, Rotowire and more, all team up to deliver an exciting online program for fantasy sports education and awareness.
This program will benefit regulators, sports organizations, legal professions and more. Earn a certificate for completing each course, and a Master Certificate for achieving all three.
The fantasy sports industry has changed tremendously. From its humble roots in rotisserie baseball, fantasy sports have now evolved into a billion-dollar industry with more than 50 million players worldwide. Peer into the history of fantasy sports and discover how it became the powerhouse that it is today. Discover the major players in the industry, business models, and how fantasy sports compare to legalized sports gambling. Realize the regulations and oversight that shape the industry and gain a perspective on stakeholders that comprise the fantasy sports world.
This course is developed in partnership with the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA) and led by 3 FSGA board members: Peter Schoenke, President and Co-founder of RotoWire, Stacie Stern, Director of Government Affairs at FanDuel, and Nic Sulsky, President of Monkey Knife Fight. It offers a 360° perspective on the evolution of the fantasy sports industry and the factors that led to, and sometimes hamper, the growth of this market.
Guidance for the offering and participation in fantasy sports is set by laws, regulations, and compliance requirements, but these can be difficult to understand and even harder to interpret. Fantasy sports enthusiasts are usually well-versed in their specific game's nuances but may not be as knowledgeable about how those laws apply to them. Discover how laws, legal cases, and regulations have shaped the fantasy sports industry.
This course is developed in partnership with the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association FSGA and led by members & honorees of the FSGA: Glenn Colton, Partner at Arent Fox, Government Enforcement/White Collar and Sports Practices; Stacey Brandenburg, ZwillGen Shareholder; Sean Ostrow, Public Policy Contractor at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Stacie Stern, Government Affairs Director at FanDuel.
The number of companies operating fantasy sports continues to grow, with some estimates noting over half a million players participating on these platforms each year. With such a high level of interest from consumers, it's no wonder that companies have jumped on board with their own fantasy offerings. But, how does one successfully enter and operate in the fantasy sports space? Discover how operators navigate the regulations, challenges, and best practices as they use their own platforms to offer fantasy sports services.
This course is developed in partnership with the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA) and led by members & honorees of the FSGA: Brandon Loeschner, Partner, National Practice Leader in Gaming Services at RubinBrown; Stacie Stern, Government Affairs Director at FanDuel; Nic Sulsky, President of Monkey Knife Fight.
Course Title: Fantasy Sports Master Certification
Instructor(s): 7 Subject Matter Experts & FSGA Board Members
Format & Length: 3 Self-Paced Courses, SGE401, 402 & 403
Instructional Video: 44 Videos, 4.5 Hours
Course Resources: Videos, Podcasts, Closed Captioning, Lecture Transcriptions, Articles, PDF Guidebook, Interactive Activities
Credential Earned: Certificate of Completion from Ohio University's AECOM Center for Sports Administration
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“We are actively trying to work with legislatures, regulators, industry experts, accountants, lawyers, to help them educate about the industry because we want to do this the right way.”
- Peter Schoenke, Rotowire Founder & President, FSGA Board Member
Earn a certificate from Ohio University’s AECOM Center for Sports Administration for completing each course and a Master Certificate for achieving all three. Complete your coursework anywhere in the world with EDLumina’s online education platform. Each class features high-quality video lectures and activities, interactive assessments, downloadable resources, and functionality on any computer or smart device. Certification from our Fantasy Sports program prepares you for future challenges related to the fantasy sports industry and demonstrates your commitment to integrity, compliance, and responsible operations.
Certificates achieved in the SGE Program are not credit-bearing and may not be applicable towards degree programs at Ohio University or other institutions of higher learning.
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