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CDIO Syllabus 2.0

    1 DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
        1.1 KNOWLEDGE OF UNDERLYING MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCES
            1.1.1 Mathematics (including statistics)
            1.1.2 Physics
            1.1.3 Chemistry
            1.1.4 Biology
        1.2 CORE ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE
        1.3 ADVANCED ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE, METHODS AND TOOLS
    2 PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
        2.1 ANALYTIC REASONING AND PROBLEM SOLVING
            2.1.1 Problem Identification and Formulation
            2.1.2 Modeling
            2.1.3 Estimation and Qualitative Analysis
            2.1.4 Analysis with Uncertainty
            2.1.5 Solution and Recommendation
        2.2 EXPERIMENTATION, INVESTIGATION AND KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY
            2.2.1 Hypothesis Formulation
            2.2.2 Survey of Print and Electronic Literature
            2.2.3 Experimental Inquiry
            2.2.4 Hypothesis Test and Defense
        2.3 SYSTEM THINKING
            2.3.1 Thinking Holistically
            2.3.2 Emergence and Interactions in Systems
            2.3.3 Prioritization and Focus
            2.3.4 Trade-offs, Judgment and Balance in Resolution
        2.4 ATTITUDES, THOUGHT AND LEARNING
            2.4.1 Initiative and Willingness to Make Decisions in the Face of Uncertainty
            2.4.2 Perseverance, Urgency and Will to Deliver, Resourcefulness and Flexibility
            2.4.3 Creative Thinking
            2.4.4 Critical Thinking
            2.4.5 Self-Awareness, Metacognition and Knowledge Integration
            2.4.6 Lifelong Learning and Educating
            2.4.7 Time and Resource Management
        2.5 ETHICS, EQUITY AND OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
            2.5.1 Ethics, Integrity and Social Responsibility
            2.5.2 Professional Behavior
            2.5.3 Proactive Vision and Intention in Life
            2.5.4 Staying Current on the World of Engineering
            2.5.5 Equity and Diversity
            2.5.6 Trust and Loyalty
    3 INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
        3.1 TEAMWORK
            3.1.1 Forming Effective Teams
            3.1.2 Team Operation
            3.1.3 Team Growth and Evolution
            3.1.4 Team Leadership
            3.1.5 Technical and Multidisciplinary Teaming
        3.2 COMMUNICATIONS
            3.2.1 Communications Strategy
            3.2.2 Communications Structure
            3.2.3 Written Communication
            3.2.4 Electronic/Multimedia Communication
            3.2.5 Graphical Communications
            3.2.6 Oral Presentation
            3.2.7 Inquiry, Listening and Dialog
            3.2.8 Negotiation, Compromise and Conflict Resolution
            3.2.9 Advocacy
            3.2.10 Establishing Diverse Connections and Networking
        3.3 COMMUNICATIONS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES
            3.3.1 Communications in English
            3.3.2 Communications in Languages of Regional Commerce and Industry
            3.3.3 Communications in Other Languages
    4 CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT – THE INNOVATION PROCESS
        4.1 EXTERNAL, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
            4.1.1 Roles and Responsibility of Engineers
            4.1.2 The Impact of Engineering on Society and the Environment
            4.1.3 Society’s Regulation of Engineering
            4.1.4 The Historical and Cultural Context
            4.1.5 Contemporary Issues and Values [3j]
            4.1.6 Developing a Global Perspective
            4.1.7 Sustainability and the Need for Sustainable Development
        4.2 ENTERPRISE AND BUSINESS CONTEXT
            4.2.1 Appreciating Different Enterprise Cultures
            4.2.2 Enterprise Stakeholders, Strategy and Goals
            4.2.3 Technical Entrepreneurship
            4.2.4 Working in Organizations
            4.2.5 Working in International Organizations
            4.2.6 New Technology Development and Assessment
            4.2.7 Engineering Project Finance and Economics
        4.3 CONCEIVING, SYSTEM ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT
            4.3.1 Understanding Needs and Setting Goals
            4.3.2 Defining Function, Concept and Architecture
            4.3.3 System Engineering, Modeling and Interfaces
            4.3.4 Development Project Management
        4.4 DESIGNING
            4.4.1 The Design Process
            4.4.2 The Design Process Phasing and Approaches
            4.4.3 Utilization of Knowledge in Design
            4.4.4 Disciplinary Design
            4.4.5 Multidisciplinary Design
            4.4.6 Design for Sustainability, Safety, Aesthetics, Operability and Other Objectives
        4.5 IMPLEMENTING
            4.5.1 Designing a Sustainable Implementation Process
            4.5.2 Hardware Manufacturing Process
            4.5.3 Software Implementing Process
            4.5.4 Hardware Software Integration
            4.5.5 Test, Verification, Validation and Certification
            4.5.6 Implementation Management
        4.6 OPERATING
            4.6.1 Designing and Optimizing Sustainable and Safe Operations
            4.6.2 Training and Operations
            4.6.3 Supporting the System Life Cycle
            4.6.4 System Improvement and Evolution
            4.6.5 Disposal and Life-End Issues
            4.6.6 Operations Management

The Extended CDIO Syllabus:
Leadership and Entrepreneurship

This extension to the CDIO Syllabus is provided as a resource for programs that seek to respond to stakeholder expressed needs in the areas of Engineering Leadership and Entrepreneurship

    4.7 LEADING ENGINEERING ENDEAVORS
    Engineering Leadership builds on factors already included above, including:
    Attitudes of Leadership – Core Personal Values and Character, including topics in Attitudes, Thought and Learning (2.4), and in Ethics, Equity and Other Responsibilities (2.5)
    Relating to Others, including topics in Teamwork (3.1), Communications (3.2) and potentially Communications in Foreign Languages (3.3)
    Making Sense of Context, including topics in External , Societal and Environmental Context (4.1), Enterprise and Business Context (4.2) Conceiving, Systems Engineering and Management (4.3) and System Thinking (2.3).
    In addition there are several topics that constitute creating a Purposeful Vision:
        4.7.1 Identifying the Issue, Problem or Paradox
        4.7.2 Thinking Creatively and Communicating Possibilities
        4.7.3 Defining the Solution
        4.7.4 Creating New Solution Concepts
        4.7.5 Building and Leading an Organization and Extended Organization
        4.7.6 Planning and Managing a Project to Completion
        4.7.7 Exercising Project/Solution Judgment and Critical Reasoning
        4.7.8 Innovation – the Conception, Design and Introduction of New Goods and Services
        4.7.9 Invention – the Development of New Devices, Materials or Processes that Enable New Goods and Services
        4.7.10 Implementation and Operation – the Creation and Operation of the Goods and Services that will Deliver Value
    4.8 ENGINEERING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    Engineering Entrepreneurship includes by reference all of the aspects of Societal and Enterprise Context. In addition, there are the entrepreneurship specific skills:
        4.8.1 Company Founding, Formulation, Leadership and Organization
        4.8.2 Business Plan Development
        4.8.3 Company Capitalization and Finances
        4.8.4 Innovative Product Marketing
        4.8.5 Conceiving Products and Services around New Technologies
        4.8.6 The Innovation System, Networks, Infrastructure and Services
        4.8.7 Building the Team and Initiating Engineering Processes (conceiving, designing, implementing and operating)
        4.8.8 Managing Intellectual Property