6.914 Project Engineering

Class Info

Students attend a four-day off-site workshop where an introduction to basic principles, methods, and tools for project management in a realistic context are covered. In teams, students create a plan for a project of their choice; past projects include Debris Removal in Haiti and Food Preparation Robot for Restaurants. Develops skills applicable to the management of complex development projects. Topics include cost-benefit analysis, resource and cost estimation, and project control and delivery. Case studies highlight projects in both hardware/construction and software. Preference to students in the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program.

This class has 6.911 as a prerequisite.

6.914 will not be offered this semester. It will be available during IAP, and will be instructed by J. Feiler, O. de Weck and L. McGonagle.

This class counts for a total of 4 credits.

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