Capstone – Project

Project 1: Students will work with a grocery chain on market basket analysis and use data mining techniques to uncover associations between purchased items.

A Collaboration Between

Engagement Synopsis

Students will work with a grocery chain on market basket analysis and use data mining techniques to uncover associations between purchased items. Students will identify combinations of items that customers buy together and highlight the relationships between items in a single purchase/basket. Students will contribute to conversations about pricing, promotions, assortment, and store/shelf layouts with the company and also provide insight to assist with prioritization of market opportunities while optimizing loyalty program touch points.

Necessary Skill Set:
Analyze customer-level performance of customers’ shopping habits
Develop dashboards that align with new strategic KPIs to drive higher sales and active customer file growth for the organization
Create actionable, data-driven insights from customer data
Identify actionable opportunities within the data to drive top line and incremental results
Work closely with data warehouse team for deep dive analytics
Familiarity with Data mining techniques
Knowledge of SAS, Python or R
Familiarity with quantitative and statistical concepts
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with all levels of management
Ability to work with large datasets
Team player with the ability to build productive relationships
Business writing and presentation skills
Knowledge of project management
Strong technical skills in Microsoft Office and data visualization tools

Company Information

CompanyCompany S
HQN/A
RevenueUnlisted
EmployeesUnlisted
StageLarge Enterprise
Hiring PotentialN/A
Website

Company Overview

Students will work with a grocery chain on market basket analysis and use data mining techniques to uncover associations between purchased items. Students will identify combinations of items that customers buy together and highlight the relationships between items in a single purchase/basket. Students will contribute to conversations about pricing, promotions, assortment, and store/shelf layouts with the company and also provide insight to assist with prioritization of market opportunities.

Course Info & Engagement Details

SchoolStevens Institute of Technology, School of Business Industry Capstone Program
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.
CourseFall 2021 Industry Capstone Program
Level
  • All Graduate
Students Enrolled30 (5-6 students per project)
Meeting Day & TimeTBD
Student Time Commitment8-15 Hours Per Week
Company Time Commitment1 Hour
Duration13.43 Weeks

Project Topics

Customer Service

Data Management

Growth Strategy

Marketing

Students

Student

Sarvesh Mohite

smohite@stevens.edu

Student

Sanidhya Jain

sjain48@stevens.edu

Student

Yash Unadkat

yunadkat@stevens.edu

Student

Devanshi Mehta

dmehta16@stevens.edu

Student

Jiaxin Jiang

jjiang23@stevens.edu

Collaboration Timeline

Touchpoints & Assignments Due Date Type
Application Deadline for Fall 2021 Projects

Application Deadline for Fall 2021 Projects

August 13th, 2021 Event na
Resume Upload Resume Upload
 
August 13th, 2021 Submission Required submission-required
First Day of Classes

First Day of Classes

Students must register for their specified section of MGT 809 by this date.
August 30th, 2021 Event na
Teams finalized/students notified

Teams finalized/students notified

information coming soon
September 3rd, 2021 Event na
Kickoff Evaluation Due

Kickoff Evaluation Due

September 6th, 2021 Evaluation evaluation
Project Kick Off

Project Kick Off

Prior to this date, all projects will begin.
September 10th, 2021 Event na
UPLOAD MILESTONE #1 DELIVERBALE UPLOAD MILESTONE #1 DELIVERBALE
September 24th, 2021 Submission Required submission-required
Reminder of Confidentiality

Reminder of Confidentiality

During this program, you'll be working on a real project posed by a real industry partner. By registering for the CapSource system and participating in this Program, you are bound by the Rules of Engagement, including strict confidentiality of information shared with you. Please be respectful and professional.
October 8th, 2021 Event na
Temp Check #1 Due

Temp Check #1 Due

October 8th, 2021 Evaluation evaluation
Temp Check #2 Due

Temp Check #2 Due

October 29th, 2021 Evaluation evaluation
Town Hall Presentations

Town Hall Presentations

DATE TBD! Mid-semester update on projects with faculty, staff, industry partners and students
November 15th, 2021 Event na
Temp Check #3 Due

Temp Check #3 Due

December 3rd, 2021 Evaluation evaluation
End Date of Fall 2021 Projects

End Date of Fall 2021 Projects

Students will work with their faculty advisors & industry partners to schedule end of semester presentations and wrap up any tasks.
December 10th, 2021 Event na
Drop Box for End of Project Deliverables Drop Box for End of Project Deliverables
 
December 10th, 2021 Submission Required submission-required
Final Peer Evaluation Due

Final Peer Evaluation Due

December 10th, 2021 Evaluation evaluation
Final Self Evaluation Due

Final Self Evaluation Due

December 10th, 2021 Evaluation evaluation

Key Milestones & Project Process

Project Resources

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Company Supervising Team

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School Supervisors

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