Date of Award

Spring April 2016

Access Restriction

Campus Access only Research Projects

Degree Name

Master of Science


Systems Engineering

School or College

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

First Advisor

Arnold Galloway


This project serves as a display of the understanding and quality implementation of the System Engineering Management program principles and SE skills acquired in the SELP program at LMU. The project addresses issues and provides potential solutions to a real world problem millennials face today. The customers are millennials between the ages of 21 and 40 who seek to establish and or cultivate their knowledge of and participation in, establishing their financial futures. The project starts off with an overall assessment of the focus group. Who are Millennials, what are their current investment behaviors and how can systems engineering address the problem they are facing as investors. These and other questions have been addressed in the preliminary study and plan for the project which again is geared towards providing a plausible solution to address the issue at hand. Millennia ls are all about innovation and levering technology to solve the problems of everyday life. The project incorporates technology into the solution and presents a promising plan which details out a developed strategy to create a platform which will attract millennials to the world of investing.