Profs. Cioffi, Khamooshi, and Kwak Present “Revamping a Curriculum: GWU’s Modern Comprehensive Project Management MS (in Two Delivery Systems) at INFORMS

Congratulations to Dr. Denis Cioffi, Dr. Homayoun Khamooshi, and Dr. Young Kwak who will be presenting at INFORMS next month in Austin. 

Revamping a Curriculum: GWU’s Modern, Comprehensive Project Management MS (in Two
Delivery Systems)

Abstract: The evolution of GW’s Masters in Project Management is discussed, and its revamped, comprehensive curriculum, which balances numerical elements and human dynamics courses, is presented. The current and future project managers who take advantage of GW’s distance education — identical to campus — are also prepared for working in a virtual project environment. We conclude by discussing possible futures in PM education.

GWSB Alumni Invite All Grad Students to . . .

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL? AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE NFL
An evening with George Atallah, GWSB MBA ’09
Monday, October 25 | 5:30 – 7 p.m.
The George Washington University, Funger Hall, Washington, D.C.
Please join George Atallah, GWWSB MBA ’09, assistant executive director of external affairs for the NFL Players Association, as he provides an inside look at the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement and the contract negotiations. (Read more and register…)

ALUMNI NETWORKING NIGHT
Wednesday, November 3 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The George Washington University, Marvin Center, Washington, D.C.
Looking to cast a wider net and expand your network? Join us for a university-wide Alumni Career Networking Night. Learn about resources the George Washington Alumni Association (GWAA) provides to all alumni, and how you can make the most of your GW community. The GW Career Center and school-based career centers will also be present to answer questions and offer guidance. Join us for a pre-event, 30-minute interactive workshop featuring networking tips to develop and maintain professional networks using LinkedIn and the GW Career Advisor Network. (Read more and register…)

REMOVING THE BARRIERS TO ORGANIZATIONAL AGILITY
A roundtable featuring current and past federal IT Executives
Thursday, November 4 | 6:30 – 8 p.m.
The George Washington University, Duques Hall, Washington, D.C.
This roundtable discussion, conducted by the GW Tech Alumni Group, will feature current and past federal IT executives. They will address barriers to organizational agility and will suggest specific recommendations for the most effective and productive technologies, strategies, and processes for creating agility. (Read more and register…)

Be part of VOA’s LIVE international broadcast on Nov. 5

Voice of America presents USA Votes 2010 live at the Newseum

What: Be part of a live international broadcast from Washington DC’s Newseum.  Explore the impact of the Congressional mid-term elections on US foreign policy with a distinguished panel of political analysts and former U.S. officials who will discuss the global impact of the vote. Be part of the live studio audience that will interact with our panelists.  Event is free to audience members, but you must RSVP.  (Anne’s note: the first 130 GW students to RSVP will be able to attend).

When: Friday, November 5th at 10 a.m
Where: The Newseum’s Knight Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Entrance: “Group Entrance” on C Street

Speakers will include:

Panel I – Diplomacy and Security
*Wendy Chamberlin, Middle East Institute
*Barbara Slavin, Council on Foreign Relations

Panel II – The Economy

*Scheherazade Rehman, George Washington University
*Callisto Madavo, Georgetown University
*Robert Reich, University of California at Berkley, (via satellite)

Panel III – Looking Ahead to 2012

*Bill Schneider, Third Way, former CNN Political Analyst
*Stuart Rothenberg, The Rothenberg Political Report
*Jennifer Palmieri, Center for American Progress

RSVP
to: VOA Public Relations at (202) 203-4959, or e-mail us at askvoa@voanews.com

Some Universities Open Doors, GW Charts New Courses