|Course Number||Title||Professor||Collaborate Day and Time||Attendance|
|DNSC 6258||Executive Decision Making||Forman, Ernest||Monday, 9 PM Eastern||Highly Encouraged|
|DNSC 6247||Organization,Mgt, &Leadership||Hoffman, Edward||Wednesday, 8 PM Eastern||Highly Encouraged|
|DNSC 6262||Directed Computational Proj Mgt||Jain, Sanjay||Thursday, 9 PM Eastern||Highly Encouraged|
|DNSC 6202||Statistics for Management||Khamooshi, Homayoun||Friday, 9 PM Eastern||Highly Encouraged|
|DNSC 6259||Project Portfolio Management||Khamooshi, Homayoun||Monday, 9 PM Eastern||Highly Encouraged|
|DNSC 6257||Cost Estimation & Control||Khamooshi, Homayoun||Friday, 8 PM Eastern||Highly Encouraged|
|DNSC 6254||Risk Management||Kwak, Young||Monday, 9 PM Eastern||Highly Encouraged|
|DNSC 6261||Intro to Project & Program Mgt||Kwak, Young||Monday, 8 PM Eastern||Highly Encouraged|
Top 3 for 19 Jul 2016
1- Congratulations, Graham Sloan (MSPM ’16) for passing the PMP Certification Exam last week. Read more.
2- Fall 2016 registration is ongoing. Register now via GWeb. View the Fall registration schedule here. Ensure you are on track for your target graduation, schedule an advisement session with Agnes Socrates via www.meetme.so/gwmspm and include your GWid.
Graham Sloan (MSPM ’16), passed his PMP Certification Exam on 15 July. Graham attended the PMP Boot Camp in June, after completing his MSPM degree. We are very proud of his recent success! Congratulations.
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 39,000 employees in more than 120 territories. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance.
The company is currently hiring multiple Project Manager positions. As a Project Manager you will play a key role for our pension administration software and service delivery business by serving as the central link between clients and internal team members in the delivery of client projects. You will collaborate with other Willis Towers Watson lines of business to develop, implement and maintain technology–based solutions and services that meet client requirements and Willis Towers Watson commitments. You will use your system development knowledge, defined benefit expertise and management experience to oversee new system implementations and the maintenance of existing systems and ongoing services. You will play a key role in managing and expanding client relationships. You will have the opportunity to grow your project, management, consulting, client management, leadership and defined benefit knowledge and business acumen.
Note that this role will involve some travel to client sites and other Willis Towers Watson offices. This position may be located in any US office, with a preference for Houston, Minneapolis, Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia, or Arlington.
Unlock your potential at Willis Towers Watson. Apply now. Read More.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will host a DHS Cyber and Tech Job Fair in the Washington DC-Metro area on July 27-28, 2016. The Department is seeking qualified candidates to fulfill mission-critical job openings within Cyber, Information Technology, Acquisition and Human Resources. DHS plans to make hundreds of conditional, on the spot job offers to fill mission-critical roles. Our workforce is committed to assuring the security, resiliency and reliability of the Nation’s information technology and communications infrastructure.
The following announcements are open for this exciting event:
Attendees of the DHS Cyber and Tech Job Fair are strongly encouraged to apply for vacancies (via links above) prior to attending the event. If you apply by July 20, 2016 and meet the requisite qualifications, you will receive an invitation from DHS for a specific interview slot at the job fair event on July 27-28.
To learn more about the job fair, please click here
Friday, September 9, 2016: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Sheraton Tysons Hotel
8661 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182
Top 3 for 12 Jul 2016
1- Fall 2016 Courses Update: Both the on campus and distance sections of DNSC 6269, Project Management Application (Capstone), with Prof. Kwak and the DNSC 6290 Project Management and Organizational Context (elective) with Dr. Keleher were cancelled for Fall 2016. Email email@example.com with any questions or concerns if you are enrolled in these courses for Fall 2016. You may also schedule an advisement session via www.meetme.so/gwmspm and include your GWid.
2- PMP Prep Course in the Fall: As previously announced, the GWPMA is partnering with PMIWDC to put together a PMP Prep Course. The boot camp will be held on 29-30 October; and 5-6 November. The course is discounted at $625 (regularly $995) provided there is at least 20 participants enrolled. Sign up now! Email Krishna Tummala (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
3-Networking Event: Network and Meet PMI Board Members, Decision Makers, Hiring Managers and other Professionals in DC Metro Area. Join PM After Hours in Rosslyn this week! Special rate applies to students.
Date: Thursday, 14 July 2016 – 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Read more.
Both the on campus and distance sections of DNSC 6269, Project Management Application (Capstone), with Prof. Kwak were cancelled for the Fall 2016 term. The course will be offered in Spring 2017 semester. Email email@example.com with any questions or schedule an advisement session via www.meetme.so/gwmspm and include your GWid.
Network and Meet Board Members, Decision Makers and other Professionals in DC Metro Area. Join PM After Hours in Rosslyn! The event is attended by Project Managers including hiring managers. Great place to meet PM Practitioners and potential employers.
Event Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016 – 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Vantage Point Restaurant (Roof Top Holiday Inn, Rosslyn) 1900 N Fort Myer Dr. Arlington, Virginia 22209
PMIWDC Members: $10; Non-members: $14
Young Professional Rate: $7 (Please contact us to inquire about this special rate)
Onsite Registration: $16
Please note that Registration includes hot and cold hors d’ oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. Free parking is available at the hotel’s garage; Rosslyn metro station is one block away. Read more here.
DNSC 6290 Project Management and Organizational Context course in Fall 2016 is cancelled.Decision Sciences will continue to offer DNSC 6290 Sports Analytics course (campus only). As such, students are encouraged to explore this option. View full list of courses through the Registrar’s Website to see what else may be available that’s suitable for you. Schedule an advisement session with your adviser via www.meetme.so/gwmspm and include GWid to talk about your options.