Calendar

LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introductions, Prototyping Levels, Present Projects, Match People to Teams

2 Project Management, Gantt Chart Schedules, Post-it Exercise Homework 1 due
3 Where to Get Resources, What is Worth Spending Money on? Present and Discuss Gantt Charts Homework 2 due
4 Consulting Time to Review Schedules Homework 3 due
5 Project Management (Guest Speaker: Linda Plano) Homework 4 part 1 due
6 Consulting with Guest Ben Linder: Pugh Charts, Selection Matrices Homework 4 part 2 due
7 Case Study: Low Cost Irrigation (Guest Speaker: Sudarshun)

8 Consulting with Guest Ben Linder: Pugh Charts, Selection Matrices

9 Businesses, Networking, 50k Competition, Entrepreneurship (Guest Speaker: Joost Bonson) Homework 4 part 3 due
10 Progress Reports, Fund Raising Opportunities and Techniques, IDEAS Contest/Generator Dinner in the Evening Homework 4 part 4 due
11 Consulting; Bring Work to Class Homework 5 due
12 Design for Manufacturing; Destroy a Videotape Homework 6 due
13 Description and Requirements for M1 Design Review; Work on Presentations

14 Field Testing and Customer Surveys

15 M1 Design Review: Poster Session Presentations

16 Design Review Post-Mortem, S.W.O.T.

17 Consulting, Review Schedules; Bring Work to Class Homework 7 due
18 International Relations (Guest Speaker: Chad Lewis)

19 Consulting Session; Bring Work to Class

20 Pot in a Pot Refrigeration (Guest Speaker: Mohammed Bah Abba)

21 Consulting; Review Schedules; Bring Work to Class Updated schedule for final 3 weeks
22 Consulting Session; Bring Work to Class

23 Proposal Writing (Guest Speaker: Sally Susnowitz)

24 Presentation Dry Runs/Feedback

25 M2 Final Presentations; Guest Reviewers Present

26 Class Feedback and Celebration

Course Info

Learning Resource Types

notes Lecture Notes
group_work Projects with Examples
theaters Other Video
assignment_turned_in Design Assignments with Examples
assignment Written Assignments