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Developing VR and AR Strategy

Articulate a clear business strategy around the huge emerging opportunities presented by Virtual and Augmented Reality.

  • Starting 15 Jul 2019
  • 100% online, 6 weeks
  • A$1,600 GST inc.
  • Prerequisites:

    No entry prerequisites

 
 

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Why learn Developing VR and AR Strategy

According to research company Gartner, 100 million people will be shopping in Augmented Reality (AR) by 2020. And by 2025, there’ll be over 500 million Virtual Reality (VR) headsets in use worldwide. That’s what Developing VR and AR Strategy is all about. This 6 week course will teach you how to articulate a clear business strategy around VR and AR using Amazon Sumerian software.  You'll be welcomed into a community of diverse professionals and supported by experts from leading organisations like Versent and the Amazon Sumerian team. There’s no other course like it.

How does it work

It’s a hands-on course for managers, tech professionals and entrepreneurs who want to understand the potential of VR and AR. And be ready for it. This course will cover the fundamentals of VR and AR technologies, allow you to upskill in Amazon Sumerian in order to plan a VR/AR proof of concept. You will work with real-world industry case studies, develop business strategies based on VR and AR technologies and get access to live Q&A with global experts from the Amazon Sumerian team and leading local industry partners.

Skills learned

MRAR/VR fundamentals, Amazon Sumerian, build a use case, business strategy fit, roadmap, proof of concept, Sumerian host

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Course Outline

Module 1

MR/AR/VR fundamentals

What is MR/AR/VR?

Understanding business fundamentals of MR/AR/VR

Understanding technical fundamentals of MR/AR/VR

Getting started with Sumerian

Assignment

Pitch a vision

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Module 2

Explore use cases

Select 3 use cases from a list and analyse their relevance to your industry

Import a template to create a Sumerian scene

Assignment

Describe opportunities

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Module 3

Deep dive into a use case

Use case stakeholder analysis

Business strategy fit

Technical requirements

Create interactions in your Sumerian scene

Assignment

Capture your use case

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Module 4

Building a business case

Financial benefits

Prepare a business plan

Import and adapt your Sumerian host

Assignment

Prove your business case

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Module 5

Plan your roadmap and strategy

Plan a road map

Design a proof of concept

Identify pivot criteria

Create a custom speech for your Sumerian host

Project

Present your strategy with your Sumerian host

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Module 6

What's next

Project reflection with peers 

Tap into industry experts

Future exploration on emerging trends

 

 

 

Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business.

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Mark Francis

Product Marketing Lead, Amazon Sumerian

Mark Francis is Product Marketing Leader, Amazon Sumerian. Prior to joining AWS, Mark worked in Silicon Valley where he served as entrepreneur-in-resident at Intel’s New Technology Group, Vice President for Health Hero Network (acquired by Bosch), and Chief of Staff at Defta Ventures/Accel Japan. Mark has been awarded 9 patents. He has been a board member/advisor to TechChicks, STEAM Carnival, Acuity Ventures, XCube Labs, Christmas in April, and the American Foundation for the Blind.

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Jake Smeester

AR/VR Content and Media Specialist, Amazon Sumerian

Jake is a digital marketer with experience in cloud computing services and consulting industries. With a background in creative content creation, video production, and product strategy, he is currently serving as the Content Creative Specialist at Amazon Web Services, creating education content and materials for Amazon Sumerian.

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Rhys Evans

General Manager, Versent

Rhys has over 15 years' experience in delivering quality business outcomes with technology. He's been a CTO, a leader at NAB and a seasoned systems integrator with a passion for everything being code. He loves a challenge and is passionate about getting tech projects "done, done!"

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Mark Wolfe

Cloud Practice Director, Versent

Mark is the go-to guy when you need anything code related solved. He's been a CTO, part of a start-up, developer and all-round network guru. When he's not designing and building software for telecommunications and IoT industries, he spends his time building his self-driving car or mountain biking.


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