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Summer 2012 Textbooks for MSPM Electives: Project Governance and International Project Management

Here are the required textbooks for Dr. Ghosh’s summer 2012 elective courses:

DNSC6290, sections 20 and DE2:  Project governance

Title:  Project Governance: Implementing Corporate Governance and Business Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations (Contributions to Economics)
Author:  Patrick S. Renz
Publisher: Physica-Verlag HD
Edition:  1 (February 21, 2007)
ISBN-10: 3790819263
ISBN-13: 978-3790819267

DNSC6290, sections 10 and DE3:  International Project Management

No required textbook

2012 GW MBA Gala

MSPM Students are invited to join the MBA Association at their 2012 GW MBA Gala on April 28, 2012!
Join MBA, MSPM, and other GWSB students at the Artisphere Gallery (the former Newseum), for an evening of open-bar refreshments, DJ’d dancing, desserts, and a special outdoor acoustic performance.  Visit www.artisphere.com to learn more about the venue.
Significant others, friends and other guests are welcome (and encouraged) to attend as long as they are of legal drinking age.  Dinner will not be served at this year’s Gala so we suggest that you dine beforehand, however there will be an assortment of international desserts.
As a reminder, this is a formal event. Cocktail attire is suggested.  For registration, please go to:  http://gwmbagala2012.eventbrite.com/.  Ticket prices are $50.00.

Summer 2012 Textbooks: Executive Decision Making, DNSC6258

Here are the required textbooks for Dr. Forman’s Summer 2012 Executive Decision Making class, DNSC6258:

  • Forman, Ernest H., and Selly, Mary Ann,  Decision By Objectives, World Scientific Press, 2001, or download from http://ProfessorForman.com.
  • Jonah Lehrer, How We Decide, Houghton Mifflin, 2009, ISBN:  978-0618620111.
  • Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Farar, Straus and Giroux, 2011, ISBN:  978-0374275631.
  • James Surowiecki, The Wisdom of Crowds, Anchor Books, 2005, ISBN:  978-0385721707.
  • Software (to be provided):  Expert Choice Comparion.

Stay tuned for more textbook updates!

Summer 2012 Course Offerings

The MSPM program is offering 6 credits of required courses and 3 credits of electives this summer.

Required
DNSC 6258 Executive Decision Making (1.5), May 21-June 30 with Dr. Ernest Forman

DNSC 6259 Project Portfolio Management (1.5), July 5-August 15 with Dr. Ernest Forman

DNSC 6262 Directed Computational PM (3), May 21-July 28 with Dr. Homayoun Khamooshi

Electives
DNSC 6290 International Project Management (1.5), May 21-June 30 with Prof. Sam Ghosh

DNSC 6290 Project Governance (1.5), July 5-August 15 with Prof. Sam Ghosh

ISO Practical Training Workshops for Graduate International Students

ISO OPT Workshop
When:
Wednesday, February 29 from 3:30 – 5pm
Where: Duques 651

The goal of Optional Practical Training (OPT) is to provide international students with practical on-the-job experience that is directly related to the student’s current field of study and degree level. At this workshop you will learn more about what is OPT, who is eligible and how to apply. This will be the only workshop on OPT at the School of Business this semester.