MSPM: IN THE KNOW OCTOBER 9, 2018

Top 3 for 9 October 2018:  

1- Spring 2019 registration begins on November 8

Spring 2019 registration opens on November 8. Students, please check any holds on your account that may prevent you from registering to courses.  All holds should show up on your GWeb account. Students should contact the Student Accounts Office for any questions related to financial holds (sao@gwu.edu | Phone: 202-994-7350). Questions about administrative holds due to missing transcripts, academic integrity training or any other related program requirements should be directed to mspminfo@gwu.edu.

2- Upcoming and Past Project Management Events

30th Annual International Integrated Program Management Workshop

Thank you to those who submitted their essays to receive free registration to the IPM Workshop! Please check your email for confirmation of your free registration.

Great news for GWSB Alumni! A discounted rate of $350 is available for any former GWU School of Business students to attend the workshop and get a complimentary CPM Membership. If interested, email Agnes Socrates at aesocrates@gwu.edu and provide your GWID.

The International Integrated Program Management Workshop will be at the George Washington University to provide training, professional development, and exploration of hot topics with practitioners and world leaders in performance management. This is a great opportunity to enhance your professional skills in the project management field. Event is from November 13-15, 2018. More information about the workshop can be viewed here.

2018 PMI Global Conference  Successful!

The MSPM program joined the PMI Global Conference held from October 5-8 at Los Angeles Convention Center. At least 6,000 project managers from 60 countries attended the event for professional development opportunities.

Congratulations to MSPM alumnus William Davis’ for his successful presentation, “Collbinart: Build Team Collaboration Thorugh Art.” Mr. Davis discussed the value and necessity of collaborative teamwork in complex projects, especially among agile teams using adaptive approaches to project management. In his presentation, participants formed small groups and experienced the power and benefits of team collaboration through interpretive art. Project practitioners can use this easily reproduced activity as part of their own just-in-time training offerings at any point in a team’s journey together. Read more.

3- Jobs and Networking Opportunities

Alissa Thornton of the F. David Fowler Career Center will facilitate a multi-faceted, interactive, and informative workshop: Value Proposition/Branding, Networking, LinkedIn/Social Media, and Interviewing. The event will be Saturday, October 20th, from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM in Duques room 420. Register via Handshake under events.

The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) is proud to launch its inaugural Finance and Real Estate Careers Summit on Friday, October 26, 2018. The purpose of the summit is to accelerate and enhance the education and outcomes of students interested in a career in the finance or real estate industries or functions within an organization.

Register in Handshake for the Keynote Address with Daniel D’Aniello, co-founder of the Carlyle Group, along with Finance Panel discussions and Real Estate Panel discussions. The day wraps up with Speed Networking and the Dean’s Reception.

District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE): Apply by 10/19
DOEE is currently recruiting a Green Fellow to work on several innovative stormwater management and green infrastructure programs, with a focus on the first-of-its-kind Stormwater Retention Credit trading program. For more info here!

Deloitte Consulting Inclusion Program (DCIP) Summit: Apply by 10/26
A premier leadership conference for the nation’s top underrepresented first-year MBA candidates. Veterans, Women and ethnically diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. For more, click here!

DiDi Global Leadership Development Program 
A global talent acquisition and development program aimed at speeding up the thriving of high potentials who aspire to become international business leaders in DiDi.  More info here!

EDF Climate Corps Fellow
10-12 week paid Summer Program for current or recent graduate student studying engineering, business, sustainability, environmental management, public policy or relevant degree. Click here for more!