MSPM in the KNOW: September 5, 2017

Top 3 for 5 September 2017

1.  Fall Registration. The last day to add a course via GWeb is on Sunday, 10 September at 10pm (Eastern). Last day to drop a course via GWeb is Sunday, 24 September at 10pm (Eastern). Dropping from courses after the first day of the semester will incur charges on your student account. Students must review withdrawals and refund information via the registrar’s website prior to dropping courses. Consult your  academic advisor  for guidance if needed.

2.  Free Registration to PM Symposium. The MSPM program is pleased to offer two free registrations to the 2017 PM Symposium hosted by the PMI Washington DC Chapter (regularly $195 for students). 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. Event date and location are below. If interested email with your name, GWID and a two-paragraph essay for why you should receive free registration no later than 5 PM (Eastern) on  7 September.

Event Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Event Location: Sheraton Tysons Hotel

8661 Leesburg Pike

Vienna, Virginia 22182

See map: Google Maps

3.  Interested in volunteering with PMI Washington DC Chapter? Get involved with the largest PMI network in the world! The PMIWDC is looking for a volunteer to serve as Chair of the PM University Talks for 2017-2018 term. Volunteer duties include: identifying and vetting speakers for University PM Talks held every quarter; overseeing event logistics, coordinating venue, schedule and speakers; and working closely with PMIWDC‘s Marketing Team and PMIWDC’s Educational Alliances team. Full information on this volunteer opportunity is posted on the blog. If interested, email your resume to John White, no later than 30 September 2017.