Master's Project Research

This course will cover all aspects of proposing and executing a research and development task, in respond to Broad Agency Announcements. Creating preliminary response, including quad charts and white papers. Techniques for providing a rough order of magnitude (ROM) cost. Preparing the full final proposal, including abstract, statement of work, schedule, milestones, deliverables, risk mitigation, preplanned follow-on efforts, procurement, subcontracts, describing the labor mix, and developing a full cost proposal. Attention will be given to protection of proprietary information, protection of intellectual property, and to compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (the FAR). The course will culminate with the execution of a mock project, with final deliverables, and final closeout of the project. Examples from Federal R&D projects in public domain will be used throughout the course. Offered during fall semester. (3)

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