Capstone – Project Charter

Financial Market Prediction (Sector ETFs)

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Engagement Synopsis

Using financial data to forecast up and down days in various sectors using ETFs. Elaboration a bonus into the degree of a increase / decrease and current market environment (can be described in more detail). Focus is the US market. ETFs used as proxy for sectors (SPDRS).

Company Information

CompanyBGC Partners
StagePre-Revenue Startup
Hiring Potential

Company Overview

Company Supervising Team

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Course Info & Engagement Details

SchoolUniversity of the District of Columbia (UDC)
Engagement FormatCapstone - Small Team Consulting Project - Students work in small groups of 2-6 directly with faculty and host company project champions on developing real solutions to real-world challenges.
ProgramComputer Science and Information Technology
CourseThe Use of Conscious AI to Improve Business Performance
Students Enrolled10
Meeting Day & TimeMonday and Wednesday 4:30pm-5:50pm
Student Time Commitment4-7 Hours Per Week
Company Time Commitment1 Hour
Duration9 weeks (02/29/2020 - 04/30/2020)
Departments Involved
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There are currently no students assigned.

Collaboration Timeline

  • December 20, 2019

    Collaboration request published. Companies may express interest in participating.

  • December 29, 2019

    School faculty will begin interviewing interested companies and discuss project ideas.

  • February 21, 2020

    Final date for companies to express interest in participating.

  • February 21, 2020

    OFFICIAL PROJECT LAUNCH: We’ll find a time on this day to web conference you into our class to kickoff the project.

  • February 28, 2020

    School faculty and project champion finalize project charter, legal documents, and background materials.

  • April 30, 2020

    OFFICIAL PROJECT END: We’ll find a time on this day to web conference you into our class to close the project.

Key Milestones & Project Process