Monthly Archives: May 2015

KG Consulting is Hiring a Project Coordinator (Washington, DC)

Led by experienced development professional Kathryn Greenberg, KG Consulting is a full-service development consulting firm dedicated to providing strategic fundraising guidance and positioning to progressive institutions. This position provides an excellent opportunity to learn all facets of fundraising, and to interact with many excellent non-profit and advocacy organizations. The firm’s primary focus areas include development strategy, coaching, prospecting, project management/events, and marketing for successful fundraising.

Please see our website for more information: Information on position shared by a GW alum who was previously in the position. She described the position as a flexible position for anyone looking to gain experience in development/nonprofit management in general.

Project Coordinator Position, KG Consulting

MSPM: In the Know, May 26, 2015

Top 3 for 26 May


Megaprojects, 4 Jun, Limited Number of Free Registrations for MSPM Students
The MSPM program is pleased to offer a limited number of free registrations to the 4 Jun Megaprojects: Theory Meets Practice, 3rd International Workshop. The event features international and domestic speakers from government, industry, and academia. If you are interested in attending, email Cambria Happ at and provide the following information: Full Name, Email, Employer, and Job Title. All registration requests must be received no later than Monday, 1 Jun, at 9 a.m. EDT. Preregistration required, onsite registrations will not be accommodated.

• Applying Lessons from the PMBOK to the Real World, 27 May
The MSPM program is proud to host the PMIWDC Washington Circle Luncheon on Wednesday, 27 May, 12-1 p.m. Tomorrow’s topic is “Applying Lessons from the PMBOK Guide to the Real World” with speaker Mark Tolbert, PMP. The brown bag event (bring your lunch) is free to attend and is held in Duques Hall, room 453. Register online at

Last Day to Add Summer Session 1 Class, 29 May
Friday, 29 May, is the last day to add a class for Summer Session 1 using a Registration Transaction Form.

Yesterday, 25 May, was the last day to drop a course in Summer Session 1. The last day to withdraw from a Summer Session 1 class with a grade of W is Friday, 12 Jun. Assess your situation and take action early. Each student is responsible for understanding the add/drop/withdraw schedule and for managing themselves accordingly.

2016 GW Commencement

Title: 2016 GW Commencement
Location: The National Mall
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Description: The George Washington University’s (GW) Commencement is a hallmark event for all community members. While each school holds its own ceremony, University Commencement on the National Mall includes graduates from all degree levels and schools. Graduating students will take the first step of their lifelong journey as GW alumni with the nation’s most recognizable landmarks and monuments serving as a backdrop.
Date: 2016-05-15

PMI Silver Spring Chapter (PMISSC) 2nd Annual Professional Development Symposium

Title: PMI Silver Spring Chapter (PMISSC) 2nd Annual Professional Development Symposium
Location: Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Description: The MSPM program is proud to sponsor and exhibit at the PMI Silver Spring Chapter (PMISSC) 2nd Annual Professional Development Symposium – Actionable Intelligence: Tools, Techniques, and Templates.

This symposium will feature thought leaders in the field of project management who will share their practical tools, techniques, and templates for successful project management. The 2nd Annual Symposium (2015) includes the following:

PMISSC Actionable Intelligence Tool Kit
On-Site Job Interviews
2 Renowned Keynote Speakers
5-Person Executive Panel Discussion
30 Breakout Sessions
5 Professional Development Tracks
Recruiters and Exhibitors
Evening Networking Reception
Start Time: 08:00
Date: 2015-06-16
End Time: 18:00

MSPM: In the Know, May 20, 2015

Top 3 for 20 May

Congratulations to the 2015 GW Grads!
Last week was a busy time on campus. Between residency week for our online capstone students, the GWSB gala, GWSB awards ceremony, the school celebration, and the GW Commencement on the National Mall, we celebrated the grads every day of the week and in every way possible.

Check out the highlights via:
• “Implementing a Comprehensive Estimating Solution for NASA,” May 21, Free for GW Students
The PMA is proud to host the AACEI National Capital Section Meeting on Thursday, 21 May, at GWSB. Bill Hombach is the featured speaker at the event. AACEI has offered free registration to GW students. To register, email with your full name, email address, and GW program by 5 p.m. 20 May.

Summer Registration Deadlines
The summer semester began on 18 May. Monday, 25 May, is the last day to add a class via GWeb and to drop a class using any means (GWeb, RTF), for Summer Session I. Take action now to avoid issues later. Visit the Office of the Registrar site for full details and info on Summer Session II.

PMIWDC 2015 PM Symposium

Title: PMIWDC 2015 PM Symposium
Location: Sheraton Tysons Hotel, 8661 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182
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Description: The GW MSPM program is proud to sponsor the PMIWDC 2015 PM Symposium. The PM Symposium provides a forum focused on developing project managers of all skill levels through professional development opportunities (7 PDUs will be available throughout the day). The symposium is also an opportunity for companies to meet project managers seeking career transition and matching interests, skills, and experience to their needs. If you are active in the project management community, don’t miss the premiere Symposium for the DC Metro Area.

The 2015 PM Symposium will feature exciting speakers addressing topics about “Driving Transformation, One Project at a Time”.
Start Time: 08:00
Date: 2015-09-25
End Time: 17:00

PMI Global Congress 2015 – North America

Title: PMI Global Congress 2015 – North America
Location: Disney Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, FL
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Description: The MSPM program will exhibit at PMI GCNA in Orlando, FL in 2015. PMI Global Congress North America delivers three days of learning, networking and uncovering solutions, with project, program and portfolio management professionals from more than 60 countries. The program is designed to ensure that each attendee walks away with actionable knowledge and insights.
Start Date: 2015-10-11
End Date: 2015-10-13

2015 DBIA/SAME Federal Project Delivery Symposium

Title: 2015 DBIA/SAME Federal Project Delivery Symposium
Location: Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert Street, Washington, DC 20008
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Description: The MSPM program is proud to exhibit at the 2015 DBIA/SAME Federal Project Delivery Symposium. The event features hundreds of industry leaders and government agency personnel, including from GSA, NASA, National Guard, Air Force, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dept. of Energy, Dept. of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security, involved in design-build projects.
Start Date: 2015-08-18
End Date: 2015-08-20