Capstone – Project Charter

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Engagement Synopsis

This project will: 1. Showcase toy and game inventors like their counterparts in music, film, literary, culinary, etc. worlds. If you sell a million records, you are on the cover of Rolling Stone, a million books, the NY Bestseller List. But if you've sold over 100 million toys or games like Jenga, no one has heard of you... and Leslie Scott is awesome! We want to tell the stories and connect consumers to toy and game inventors. 2. Toy/game Industry need an easy way to connect with one another. Let's say you are a Product Acquisition Exec at Mattel and you are traveling to London and would like a list of inventors there who specialize in electronic plush. Another example is that you loved the Dads Play with Barbie campaign and want to find the pr company that put it together.

Company Information

CompanyChicago Toy and Game Group
StageSmall Business
Hiring Potential

Company Overview

We produce CHITAG Week, a series of events promoting and celebrating play and innovation that welcomes industry, consumers and traditional and social media from around the world the week before Thanksgiving. Our main events include: Chicago Toy & Game Fair, Inventor & Innovation Conferences, Play in Education Conferences, Young Inventor Challenge, Toy & Game International Excellence Awards and PlayCHIC. Our Mission: To be the Toy & Game Industry leader in promoting innovation, creativity and connectivity throughout the world.

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Course Info & Engagement Details

SchoolUniversity of Montana
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.
ProgramData Science Masters Program/Computer Science Masters Program
CourseSummer Virtual Data Science consulting
Students Enrolled3
Meeting Day & TimeTBD
Student Time Commitment8-15 Hours Per Week
Company Time Commitment2 Hours
Duration7 weeks (06/08/2020 - 07/24/2020)
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Collaboration Timeline

  • June 10, 2020

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

  • July 24, 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