MSPM: IN THE KNOW OCTOBER 2, 2018

Top 3 for 2 October 2018:  

1- 30th Annual International Integrated Program Management Workshop

Are you looking to sharpen your project performance techniques? 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.

Location: George Washington University – Marvin Center

800 21st Street, NW

Date: November 13-15, 2018

Great News! GW MSPM received 20 complimentary student slots for the IPMW workshop. If you are a current MSPM student and is interested in receiving free registration, please email aesocrates@gwu.edu no later than Friday, October 5, 2018. Please include the following in your email: GWID, phone number, and one paragraph essay on why you should receive a complimentary registration.

More information about the workshop about the event can be viewed here.

2- Upcoming and Past Project Management Events

PMI Global Conference 2018

The GW MSPM is a registered exhibitor for 2018 PMI Global Conference this year scheduled from October 6-8. The event will be held at the Los Angeles Conference Center. PMI Global Conference is PMI’s flagship event, attracting up to 3,000 of like-minded project management professionals for three days of top-notch learning, networking and fun. You’ll build instantly applicable skills, hear from high-energy speakers and form lasting friendships. All while celebrating being part of a global community of change champions.

We encourage all current students and alumni in nearby areas to join us. For more information about the PMI Global Conference and their registration, please visit the PMI website here.

Come visit us at Booth 221! Agnes Socrates (MSPM), Pete Hamer (GW Admissions) and William Davis (Alumnus) will be there to meet you.

2018 PMI Symposium Successful!

The MSPM program joined the PMI Symposium last Friday, September 28 as an exhibitor. At least 1,500 project management professionals attended the event.

We are fortunate to have dedicated MSPM students who joined us at our exhibit booth during their breaks from professional development sessions.

Thank you, Douglas Robertson (GW PMA President), Ishai Trani (GWPMA Vice President), and current MSPM students: Heling Xie, Reza Dastan, and Tahira Dickenson. We’re also thrilled to see MSPM alumnus, Rahul Rathod at the symposium. The event ended with Ishai Trani winning one of the major prizes during a raffle draw.

Check out photos on our facebook page here.

Another Great PMIWDC Washington Circle Luncheon!

We had another successful PMIWDC Washington Circle Luncheon event last Thursday. We would like to thank Sasan Afsoosi for his presentation on “Virtual Agile Is Reality: Agile Project Management To Manage Distributed Teams.” Project Management professionals and MSPM students were highly engaged with Sasan on his topic on virtual agile.

For more opportunities to attend the next PMIWDC Washington Circle Luncheon, please keep an eye on our MSPM weekly newsletter. You can check out photos from the event on our facebook page here.

3- Career Workshop

Inside Scoop on working at BCG, Booz Allen and CAPCO

For those who are interested in working at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Booz Allen, and CAPCO, there will be a workshop with speakers Michael Schweizer and JP Pyo on their work experience in the three companies. Event information is provided below:

Location: GW School of Business, Funger Hall Room 620

Date and Time: October 3, 2018, Wednesday from 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

The dress code is casual and there will be ample time for Q&A. To RSVP, please visit here.