For this class, you’ll need to install some software and register for some tools. Go to the course prep page to get setup before we get started with class.
Dr. John Helveston is an Assistant Professor in Engineering Management & Systems Engineering. He does research on technological change, electric vehicles, modeling consumer preferences, and China.
Saurav Pantha is a graduate student from Kathmandu, Nepal and is currently earning his MS in Systems Engineering. Before GW, he worked at a business consulting firm based out of Bangalore, India, helping multiple automotive & banking clients to solve business problems through data analytics solutions.
Jennifer Kim is a junior in EMSE and P4A alumni!
All course communication will be managed through Slack.
You can use Slack to:
If you’re having trouble installing R or RStudio, don’t worry - you can quickly launch a virtual version of RStudio in your webbrowser! Click on the logo in the menu bar and log in with your GWU web ID and password.
Note: You must be on the GW network for this to work. If you’re off campus, you can get on the network remotely using a VPN.
Take a look at the syllabus. This is your contract for the course - review it to learn what will be expected of you throughout the semester and how you will be assessed. Pay attention to the homework assignments and due dates.
The course schedule is your road map for the semester. Visit it often to make sure you are well-prepared for class and aware of upcoming dates for assignments, quizzes, etc.
This can be a challenging class - don’t suffer in silence! Look at the “Getting Help” page, come to office hours, send me a message on Slack.