MSPM in the KNOW: May 1, 2018

Top 3 for 1 May 2018:  

1- Commencement Schedule. Reminder for graduating students, the 2018 GWSB Doctoral and Masters Celebration is scheduled on Friday, 18 May. The University commencement at the National Mall is scheduled on Sunday, 20 May. Wear your graduation regalia during both celebrations. Check out website regarding regalia here. Graduating students should check out full list of activities during the commencement week at GWSB schedule and University commencement website.

2- Upcoming Events:

Getting Goal Serious: Starting on the Path to Goal Achievement featuring Natalya Bah | GW School of International Affairs, 6th Floor Lindner Commons 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052| 7 May from 6-8 PM

Do you have a goal you’ve wanted to achieve for a long time? Join MSPM alumna Natalya Bah, ’06 for a workshop where you will be introduced to the Define and Achieve Your Goals™ process utilized when working with her coaching clients. Learn to discuss goal achievement and redirect your focus on making those goals a realization. Completing exercises during the evening, participants will also leave with tips for going forward as well as a 50% off coupon for an online course: Getting Goal Ready.  Register for this event and learn more about the presenter.

Developing Emotional Intelligence by Alan Zucker | Webinar | 15 May 2018 from 12:00PM-1:30PM

In this webinar, Alan Zucker, CEO of Project Management Essentials, dives into the topic of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is our ability to understand ourselves and others. People with high emotional intelligence harness this understanding to constructively guide their behaviors and actions. Emotional intelligence is a skill that can be learned. Webinar participants will have the opportunity to measure their own emotional intelligence using an assessment developed for the Harvard Business Review.

This webinar is a project adopted by current GWPMA President, Douglas Robertson with the goal of providing professional development opportunities for distance learners and campus students in the MSPM program. Registration link will be made available later this week.

3- Summer 2018 KACIF application, due 1 May. Students who plan to have an unpaid internship in the summer of 2018 are encouraged to apply to the Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund (KACIF) program. To learn more and apply, click here.