CF 690 — Graduate Seminar: Capstone Project

4 credits; 4 lecture hours

Students research, analyze, and ideate innovative solutions to complex industry issues as a final interdisciplinary distinct global research study for the capstone project. Each section conducts highly-focused research on a different topic, including extensive desk and field research, as well as original qualitative and quantitative surveys. Students are evaluated on their research skills, their ability to innovate solutions to complex issues, and their presentation skills. In addition to research reports, research white papers, and presentation in academia, the student groups organize and present their research to industry executives and in panels and symposia in multiple forums in industry in the US and abroad.