MSPM in the KNOW: January 31, 2017

Top 3 for 31 January 2017 

1-  2017 GWPMA Board. The MSPM Program welcomes new GWPMA Board:

  • President: Angela Knight
  • Vice President, Communications and Marketing: Lisa Samuel Hamilton
  • Vice President, Events: Tara Turner
  • Budget Officer/Treasurer: Queeneth Odimegwu

2-  Student Resources for success. The MSPM director serves as the academic advisor and staff resource for all MSPM students. Please contact your advisor with any questions regarding the program, degree requirements or any other matters pertaining to your degree. Students are responsible for understanding and complying with University, School, and MSPM Program requirements. Below is a listing of resources to assist in your success at GW:

3-  Events:

GWSB Spring 2017 Career Expo | Thursday, 2 February 2017

Women in International Business Roundtable | Wednesday, 8 February 2017

GWSB Spring 2017 Career Expo

MSPM students invited to attend the GWSB Spring 2017 Career Expo on Thursday, February 2, 2017. This targeted event exclusively for GWSB students will connect you with a select group of employers seeking to recruit for business-related internships and full-time opportunities.

The GWSB Spring 2017 Career Expo is sponsored by Macy’s Inc., Matthews, Carter & Boyce and  Dominion Consulting and will be hosted in Duques Hall.

Business Interview Attire is mandatory!

Register today via GWorkSB > Events > Career Fairs

 

Women in International Business Roundtable

Global Career Event: Women in International Business Roundtable

  • Time: 05:00 pm – 09:30 pm
  • February 8, 2017
  • Location: City View Room • The Elliott School of International Affairs, 7th Floor • 1957 E Street, NW • Washington, DC 20052

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Hosted by

The GW Women’s MBA Association and GW-CIBER

Supported by

Burson-Marsteller, Canon, and Forté Foundation


Interested in learning about:

  • What is needed to work in China?
  • The ins and outs of trade with India?
  • Being a female business leader in the UAE?
  • Empowering local communities in Haiti?
  • Leading ethics and compliance efforts for a Fortune 500 company in the UK?

Then register now before the event sells out! See more information here.

Join us for engaging discussions and networking opportunities with women executives from a range of backgrounds and industries and experience in international and multinational work. Two roundtable sessions will provide the opportunity for personal discussions regarding industry, positions, and tips on how women can excel in their chosen fields and the global arena. Industries and areas to be covered include bio-technology, consulting, data analytics, education, electronic communications, energy, finance, international relations, international trade, non-government work, and public relations.

Complimentary professional headshots will be provided by Canon!

2017 GWPMA Board

We welcome the new GWPMA Board for 2017 who will lead the MSPM student body
and organize events such as Luncheons, Volunteer Fairs and University Talks.
Congratulations to the members of the 2017 GWPMA Board, as follows:
  • President: Angela Knight
  • Vice President, Communications and Marketing: Lisa Samuel Hamilton
  • Vice President, Events: Tara Turner
  • Budget Officer/Treasurer: Queeneth Odimegwu

Interested in volunteering with the GWPMA? Please contact pmprog@gwu.edu.

MSPM in the KNOW: January 24, 2017

Top 3 for 24 January 2017

1-    GWPMA Seeking Volunteers. Interested in harnessing your leadership skills? Become a volunteer for the GWPMA. The GW Project Management Association (GWPMA), MSPM student organization, is seeking volunteers for the following positions:

Vice-President, Strategic Relations  

Representative, Distance Education

Check details on the blog.  If interested, please email pmprog@gwu.edu by 31 January 2017.

2-    Update on Spring 2017 Blackboard Collaborate Sessions. The blackboard collaborate sessions for DNSC 6251 Optimization Models for Decision Making has been changed. Chat sessions are now scheduled on Thursdays from 7-8 PM.

3-    Columbian Women of The George Washington University Scholarship now accepting applications through 13 March 2017.  The Columbian Women Scholarship is based on merit and financial need. Applicants are first evaluated for financial need; applicants meeting the need criteria typically have an expected family contribution of less than $10,000 as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All applicants are required to complete a FAFSA application prior to applying for a Columbian Women Scholarship. Awards will only be made for the 2017-2018 academic year. Although award amounts may vary, approximately $90,000 will be awarded in 2017-2018 with most individual awards ranging between $5,000 and $10,000. Scholarship awards will cover tuition costs only. Apply now!

 

Columbian Women of The George Washington University Scholarship, Due March 13, 2017

The Columbian Women of The George Washington University scholarship application is now open.  Each year, Columbian Women awards $90,000 in scholarships to women attending GWU. Scholarships are provided to students of all GWU schools; it is not limited to students in Columbian College.

The application can be found at http://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37727-The-Columbian-Women-Of-Gwu

Deadline is Monday, 13 March 2017.

The objective of The Columbian Women Scholarship (TUITION ONLY) is to recognize and assist women pursuing a degree program in any field of study at The George Washington University who demonstrate a high level of achievement in academia and a commitment to their chosen profession.

The Columbian Women Scholarship is based on merit and financial need. Applicants are first evaluated for financial need; applicants meeting the need criteria typically have an expected family contribution of less than $10,000 as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All applicants are required to complete a FAFSA application prior to applying for a Columbian Women Scholarship.

Awards will only be made for the 2017-2018 academic year. Although award amounts may vary, approximately $90,000 will be awarded in 2017-2018 with most individual awards ranging between $5,000 and $10,000. Scholarship awards will cover tuition costs only.

See www.columbianwomen.org for more information about our organization and our scholarship opportunities. If you have any questions, please contact columbianwomen@gmail.com

You can also join Columbian Women at our Networking Happy Hour at Cities Restaurant & Lounge (19th Street NW) on Thursday, February 9th at 6:00 pm. Columbian Women Board, members, and past scholarship recipients will be on hand to answer questions about our organization and our scholarship.  Please RSVP for Happy Hour by emailing columbianwomen@gmail.com

 

The GW Project Management Association (GWPMA) is seeking volunteers

Interested in harnessing your leadership skills? Become one our student leaders. Volunteer now!

The GW Project Management Association (GWPMA), MSPM student organization, is seeking volunteers for the following positions:

Vice-President, Strategic Relations  

  • The role of the Vice President, Strategic Relationships is to develop and maintain the GW PMA professional relationships and advise the group on professional networking opportunities.
  • Will be responsible for the strategic initiatives to grow the organization through partnerships with local PMI Chapters and local university PMA organizations.
  • Will be responsible for coordinating training opportunities on-campus that will have a benefit to our GW and GW MSMP students. These opportunities include PMP Boot Camps, Agile, and CSM training opportunities.
  • Will Partner with President, GW PMA in creating cross functional relationships with other GW professional organizations.

Distance Student Representative  

  • The role of the Distance Student Representative is to develop opportunities for distance student Involvement and Networking:
  • Establish professional networking opportunities for MSPM students (such as online networking, etc.)
  • Coordinate events with VP, Events to plan virtual events and schedule on campus events in room where event can be captured and made available for distance students
  • Attend at least one campus event if possible.

If interested, please email pmprog@gwu.edu by 31 January 2017.

 

MSPM in the KNOW: January 18, 2017

Top 3 for 18 January 2017

1- Question about your Spring 2017 schedule? Confirm your schedule by logging into GWeb.  Courses and class schedule can be found via the Student Records & Registration Menu under Student Schedule by Date and Time This site provides your official registration details. Blackboard should not be used to confirm schedule. It only opens after your instructor makes it available to you which typically occurs the day before your classes start.

2- Taking classes on campus this semester? Note that you will need your GWorld card to get to Duques and Funger building where classes are held. In preparation for the inauguration of the 45th President of the US, access to Duquès and Funger will be via GWorld tap in. If you’re a new student and need to have a GW badge, visit GWorld Office:

Cloyd Heck Marvin Center
800 21st St NW G05
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: 202-994-1795 | Fax: 202-994-0686
gworld@gwu.edu

3- Welcome New Students! The bio book for the incoming Spring 2017 class is available on the blog. The incoming class participated in orientation activities on 7 and 13 January. They were welcomed by MSPM staff, faculty and MSPM Ambassadors, Angela Knight, Edward Williams, Michael Ortiz, Samantha Macinnis and Queeneth Odimegwu.