Four major Japan-based social gaming companies endorse new training academy to open in Roppongi Hills this spring: http://bit.ly/ApSXVu
Opened in April a Social Game Academy [Machine Translation]
Current social gaming industry has grown rapidly. Market size in 2009 was 44.7 billion yen, in 2011 has undergone a rapid expansion of ¥ 2,385 billion, is attracting attention as a new industry with potential Japan can lead the world in the Internet industry that. Within the industry, and the lack of human resources director, producer, and developer, with each company’s situation has been also said that the heated competition for talent.
In this situation, such as industry, Social Gaming Academy Ltd. is to foster human resources that will ready in the fast-growing industry “social games” be opened in Roppongi Hills in April 2012 the Business School “social gaming Academy” was intended to. According to the company, in the “social game academy” “planning game planners, the development is development engineer”, rather than human resource development of type division of labor that the traditional “game developers to do everything to implementation, from planning” that aims to make human resource development in Silicon Valley that type, to produce the human resources industry.
In addition, create an environment not only hit the guidance of programming directly to programmers at the forefront of the Internet industry, can experience how the order to suppliers outside Kata and shield of planning, such as how to stand revenue, itself the scene of work that the. Currently, the company held a free briefing session for the opening of school in April.
At a briefing, set a variety of themes not limited to merely introduce the curriculum and instructor, and IT industry was centered on social games every time, it has been conducting a seminar format. At a briefing of the first round was held on January 19, How to make a career era of “social! And human resources ready to be active in the organization – was held”. On this day, skills and human resources they need to become active in “social age”, industry and corporate trends in social games science academy director, Hiroshi Obuchi, President and CEO of two cruise, Inc. served as the instructor, that the recent growth gave a lecture about such potential.
Also, in the briefing, also introduced new graduates joined cases of female employees working in the cruise company. The woman has just joined in April 2011, but was completely inexperienced person programming originally joined through rookie training of combat type of cruise that was to be able to release a social game in just six months. Story of this growth, seemed to become a major stimulus for working people and young students who participated, and “went up more and more motivation to work in industry IT” in the questionnaire is finished, impressions ambitious seems were received.
The next briefing will be held the 49th floor of Roppongi Hills “In the academy Hills” on February 15. The theme is that of “social games academy is understood well! That you plan to ~ “human resource development system hands-on type – Silicon Valley one day. Reception and student briefing details, and has been at the school’s web site.