ENG2303. Welcome to the Metaverse! (TCH, FIN)
This course provides a concise overview and non-technical explanation of the Metaverse. At first mention, you may think the Metaverse sounds like a fantasy world in the latest futuristic Hollywood movie. Actually, this fantasy is now reality! It's already here! The metaverse is an ecosystem of immerse digital environments and creative reality simulations where people do everything they do in real life -- only in digital space. Countless companies -- from big tech to the Big Four -- have already announced ambitious plans to contribute to this virtual world. Ultimately, the metaverse represents the natural evolution of the Internet, and the next phase of the mobile web. You’ll walk away with a foundational understanding of key Metaverse concepts and how to prepare for this new technology frontier as an accounting practitioner. You’ll also discover how this emerging virtual dimension is on course to fundamentally transform society, the global economy, the accounting profession, and even reality itself.
- Compare the Metaverse from previous generations of the Internet
- Identify at least 10 social and technology forces that are driving the development of the Metaverse
- Analyze at least 20 Metaverse case studies and success stories
- Contrast the enterprise Metaverse from the consumer Metaverse
- Predict at least 12 ways the Metaverse is likely impact the accounting profession
- Formulate a Metaverse starter strategy for your accounting operations