The course completes the development and execution of an international industry sponsored senior capstone project carried out jointly with students from a foreign academic institution. Project management and systems engineering methods are applied in the development of solutions to open ended proposed by industry. Design tools include failure mode and effects analysis and configuration management are studied and applied. A manufacturing plan supported by both in process and validation test plans are developed and applied to demonstrate compliance to project requirements. The project is completed with the generation of a proof of concept demonstration that satisfies project requirements. The course concludes with a formal written report and presentation. Electronic and internet communication tools shall be used to maintain team and project progress. Foreign travel shall be required for at least one face to face team meeting during the execution of the project.
International Capstone Project Execution