Top 3 for 27 Oct
Registration in DNSC 6269 Project Management Application (capstone) is not
available via GWeb. To register, complete and submit a Registration Transaction Form
to my attention via email, fax, or in person (Duques 550). The professor’s signature is not required, but you will need to enter all details for the course per the Schedule of Classes
. Incomplete forms will be returned. Remember, registration in the DE section requires
you to participate in the 5-day residency in DC (May 9-13). If you are local, register in section 10.
•Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library Now Open 24/7
Do you live in the Ashburn, VA area? If so, take advantage of the new VSTC Library hours. The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Use your GWorld card to tap into the library located in Enterprise Hall.
Top 3 for 1 Sep
The MSPM program recently published a student handbook
. The handbook serves as a resource to students, outlining program policies and procedures, and reminding all students of the policies and procedures of the George Washington University and the GW School of Business. As a reminder, all students are responsible for adhering to all policies and procedures, including those published in the University Bulletin
, the School of Business Bulletin
, and the MSPM Student Handbook
•Fall Course Reminders
The fall semester began yesterday. The courses will appear on Blackboard once the faculty make them available. In some instances this will not occur until the first lecture. Review the Blackboard Collaborate schedule on the blog if you are registered for the online section of a course. Textbook information is also on the blog. Specific questions about a certain course? Contact the professor for details.
•Last Day to Add a Course via GWeb, 11 Sep
The last day to add a course via GWeb is Friday, 11 Sep. If you plan to add a course, make the decision early to avoid missed lectures and/or assignments.
Top 3 for 28 Jul
•Vexterra Group is Hiring a Technical Project Manager, Dallas, TX
Current MSPM student Gloria Hamilton is hiring a Technical Project Manager
to work in the Dallas, TX area. She is eager to hire either a current student or an alum of the program. Position responsible for delivering a technical solution for secondary technology operations site and for interfacing with PMO and business/technical partners. Review the full job description
and apply online
•The Gerontological Society of America is Hiring a Program Manager, Washington, DC
Recent MSPM alum Angelia Bowman is hiring a Program Manager for the Hartford Change AGEnts Initiative in Washington, DC. She too is eager to hire from the MSPM student body or alumni. Position requires 5-7 years of PM experience and is ideal for those with grant management, public relations, public policy, and/or event management experience and interests. Review the full job description and apply online for the position.
•Fall 2015 Blackboard Collaborate Schedule Now Available
The Fall 2015 Blackboard Collaborate schedule is available on the blog. These live sessions are designed for the online/distance students to engage with their professors on a weekly basis, investigating the week’s lecture in more detail and asking any questions of the professor regarding the material or assignments.
Top 3 for 24 Mar
•Summer and Fall 2015 Classes
Registration is now open for both the summer and fall 2015 semesters. Review your plans in DegreeMAP, schedule an advisement session with me, and register for classes to ensure you earn the seat in the course/section you want/need.
As a reminder, all general elective courses must be approved by your advisor to apply to the degree requirements. Failure to receive approval for your general elective may result in you having to take additional courses. Schedule an advisement session, plan ahead, and never make assumptions. Please also remember that you have both a general elective requirement to fulfill and a DNSC elective requirement. A DNSC elective is one that is offered by the Decision Sciences Department. Consult DegreeMAP to confirm your individual program requirements.
• VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant
The Office of Military and Veteran Student Services and GW Career Services are proud to announce a new initiative aimed to support our VALOR students in their efforts towards professional development. The VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant allows for eligible VALOR students to apply for reimbursement grants towards a number of professional certification exams. 10 exams are included on the list, the PMP being of most relevance to MSPM students. Application period is 1-20 Apr. Visit http://services.military.gwu.edu/valor-professional-credentialing-grant for details.
•GW Women in Business Sixth Annual Spring Conference, 28 Mar
The GW Women in Business Association is hosting their sixth annual spring conference on Saturday, 28 Mar. This year’s conference, “Be Bold, Be You,” will feature business leaders from Lucky Group, Donna Karen, Under Armour Women, and Chobani. Purchase tickets before they sell out at gwwibspringconference.org!
The Blackboard Collaborate schedule is now available for the summer 2015 distance/online courses. Your professors will review the schedule and expectations during the first week of class.
||Blackboard Collaborate Night
||Executive Decision Making
||9 p.m. Eastern
||Project Portfolio Management
||9 p.m. Eastern
||Directed Computational Project Management
||9 p.m. Eastern
Top 3 for 7 Jan
•Congratulations to PMI Scholarship Recipients
6 students from the GW MSPM program earned scholarships from the PMI Educational Foundation in 2014. Congratulations to each of the scholarship recipients:
Review the list of scholarships available from PMIEF and apply in 2015.
• Spring 2015 Registration Deadlines
The spring semester begins on Monday, 12 Jan. If you have not yet registered for classes, do so before 12 Jan to avoid the late registration fee.
Sunday, 25 Jan, is the last day to add or drop courses on GWeb. Friday, 6 Feb, is the last day to add or drop a course using an RTF without academic penalty.
Failure to register for classes or to request a Leave of Absence puts you in violation of the continuous enrollment policy and jeopardizes your enrollment at GW.
•Blackboard Access & Collaborate Schedule
Access to courses in Blackboard will occur next week, by the first day of your class. Some professors have already made their courses available this week.
The Blackboard Collaborate schedule is available on the blog for the Spring 2015 distance/online sections.