MSPM: IN THE KNOW December 4, 2018

Top 3 for 4 December 2018:

  1. Volunteers Needed for Spring 2019 MSPM Orientation 
    • The MSPM program needs 6 volunteers for the Spring 2019 Student Orientation for incoming students on January 9, 2019. Volunteers will facilitate the Students and Alumni panel, attend the networking event, and will assist with presentation of student resources (accessing DegreeMAP, Blackboard, etc). Time commitment is 4 hours. If interested, please email mspminfo@gwu.edu no later than December 14, 2018.
  2. PMIEF Scholarship Opportunity for International Students
    • Application for Project Management Institute Education Foundation (PMIEF) scholarship has closed on November 30th. The selection committee will be reviewing applications shortly. This opportunity is the first university-run PMIEF scholarship with the goal of promoting PMIEF as a key resource for project management scholarships and expand its global reach. The GWU MSPM program was among the three universities in the US that was invited to apply for a grant through PMIEF in September 2018. We are fortunate to have won the award this year!  Thank you to those who applied. Please stay tuned for award announcements.
  3. Mental-Math Workshop
    • December 6, 2018 | 12:15-1:15 PM  Duques Hall (School of Business), 453, 2201 G Street Northwest, Washington, D.C. 20052

      GW Fowler Career Center is partnering with Management Consulted to offer a one-hour Mental Math workshop this Thurs, December 6 at 12:15 pm. The workshop will be presented by Management Consulted.  Below is the blurb about the session  if interested: https://gwu.joinhandshake.com/events/242289

      For students with upcoming case interviews, whether it’s in management consulting, finance or marketing, an ability to do fast math including knowing how to estimate quickly during the interviews are very important. As you know, many roles now require comfort with quantitative data, statistics, and data-based facts and recommendations. To succeed in your case interviews, It is necessary to understand how to go about handling the math and estimation questions. During this session, you will get ahead of the game by learning the tips and know-how on how to handle math problems successfully during your case interviews.