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MSPM: In the Know, October 6, 2015

Top 3 for 6 Oct

1 Nov, Application Deadline for Spring 2016 Short-Term Study Away Programs
Apply to one of the Spring 2016 short-term study away programs by 1 Nov. Watch the study away information session online, schedule a meeting with Lisa Brancheau from the G&EE office, and confirm approval of your selected course through your program advisor, Cambria Happ. Destinations include China, Florida, Israel, Denmark, and Mexico.

8 Oct, Info Session for the Global Business Consulting Short-Term Consulting Abroad Program
Interested in solving real-world challenges for global clients? Looking for a unique experience to fulfill a 3 credit hour elective requirement? Learn more about the Global Business Consulting Short-Term Consulting Abroad Program at an info session Thursday, 8 Oct, 6:15-7 p.m. in Duques Hall, room 620. Application deadline is 6 Nov. Contact GW-CIBER to learn more at ciber@gwu.edu.

MSPM Alum Hiring Two Analyst-level Positions
Emma Pincoffs, MSPM ’04 is seeking MSPM students or alumni to fill two analyst-level positions with The Capital Group. The positions will support the Federal Aviation Administration. Apply online via GWorkSB.

The Capital Group Seeking Analysts

Apply via GWorkSB, Job ID 830523. Positions shared by Emma Pincoffs, MSPM ’04.

BUSINESS/FINANCIAL ANALYST

Location: Washington, DC

Position: Full-Time

Job Description: The candidate will work to support various programs for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The candidate with provide business and finance lifecycle support to include:

· ​​Conducting Cost/Benefit Analyses
· Developing life cycle cost estimate and benefits models
· Performing risk analyses to assess the risks associated with costs, benefits, schedule and technical performance
· Conducting iterative trade-off analyses among cost, schedule, performance, and benefits
· Developing business cases and associated reports
· Providing business management functions such as budgeting, financial analysis and planning and control of funding and allocation
· Providing cost estimating budget planning, programmatic decision-making, and other activities as needed
· Formulating spend plans and providing assistance in the development of obligation plans
· Developing current year and out-year budget forecasts and justification documentation
· Assisting with budget inquiries, program budget and requirements analyses, and impact statements
· Tracking and providing summary reports on funding allocations, obligations, expenditures, funds remaining, and projected shortfalls/surpluses
· Tracking actual contract costs, reviewing invoices, and preparing payment recommendation
· Tracking quarterly spend plans, developing estimates to complete projections, forecasting required funding profiles, and supporting end of year closeouts
· Reconciling financial system payment data with invoice certifications
· Conducting program control and tracking to include Earned Value Management

Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in the following fields of study: Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Operations Research, Statistics or a related field of study. Masters degree a plus.

ACQUISITION/PROGRAM MANAGEMENT ANALYST

Location: Washington, DC

​Position:  Full-Time Job Description:  The Candidate will work as part of team that will support various programs for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  The Candidate will provide acquisition strategy and planning and life cycle program/project management support to include:

· Conducting market research, developing market surveys, planning solicitations, responding to vendor inquiries and preparing market analysis reports
​· Conducting alternatives analyses and documenting results
· Supporting the development of Independent Government Cost Estimates and Business Case Analyses
· Supporting the preparation of Screening Information Requests including technical specifications and SOW/PWS/SOOs
· Performing requirements analysis and development of Program Requirements documents
· Providing source selection support including support for the preparation of Source Selection Plans, conducting Source Selection Evaluations, and preparing related Reports
· Providing cost, schedule and technical program support
· Developing and maintaining integrated program schedule
· Conducting program risk analysis including the development of mitigation strategies
· Assisting the government with Contractor oversight including task order preparation and management, and reviewing vendor deliverables
· Developing, monitoring and tracking program metrics
· Other acquisition and program management duties as necessary

Qualifications:  Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in the following fields of study: Business Administration, Communications, Finance, Information Systems/Technology, Humanities, Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research, Statistics, Math or a related field of study.  Masters degree a plus.

Special Requirements:  None required.  PMP certification is a plus.

MSPM: In the Know, September 29, 2015

Top 3 for 29 Sep

GWSB Career Fair, 30 Sep
Tomorrow is the GWSB Career Fair hosted by the F. David Fowler Career Center and sponsored by Macy’s, Aon, and Deloitte. Registration required via GWorkSB >> Events >> Career Fairs. Event takes place in Duques Hall from 12:30-4 p.m. Employers represented at the fair include M Powered Strategies, Kimpton Hotels, Under Armour, Raytheon, and the Sanofi Group. A full list of employers is available online.
M Powered Strategies is hiring graduate students in their Government Consulting Internship Program. Interns would work for 10-15 hours per week for either one or two semesters in a paid position. Apply online via http://goo.gl/forms/uYNKLtQwMU.

Free Seat in PMP Prep Course, Apply by 30 Sep
We have one free registration to the PMIWDC Fall 2015 PMP Prep Course scheduled for 10-11 Oct and 17-18 Oct. Course valued at $995. Submit the following to chapp@gwu.edu by 30 Sep for consideration:

  • Name and contact info
  • Copy of PMP application approval, if available
  • PMI membership number and PMI chapter name
  • 300 word statement as to why you should receive the free registration

GW October Entrepreneurship Research & Policy Conference, 15-16 Oct
Complimentary registration for GWSB faculty and students. Register via http://www.gwoct15.eventbrite.com. The conference brings together delegates interested in the emergence, survival, growth or impact of new or entrepreneurial firms. Full conference agenda available at gwoctober.com/program.

KG Consulting is Hiring a Project Coordinator (Washington, DC)

Led by experienced development professional Kathryn Greenberg, KG Consulting is a full-service development consulting firm dedicated to providing strategic fundraising guidance and positioning to progressive institutions. This position provides an excellent opportunity to learn all facets of fundraising, and to interact with many excellent non-profit and advocacy organizations. The firm’s primary focus areas include development strategy, coaching, prospecting, project management/events, and marketing for successful fundraising.

Please see our website for more information: www.kgconsulting.us. Information on position shared by a GW alum who was previously in the position. She described the position as a flexible position for anyone looking to gain experience in development/nonprofit management in general.

Project Coordinator Position, KG Consulting

The Global Business Consulting, Short-Term Consulting Abroad Project

Are you interested in solving REAL-WORLD challenges for GLOBAL clients? If so, apply to THE GLOBAL BUSINESS CONSULTING, a short-term consulting abroad program.

DETAILS
• Spring 2015 three-credit graduate-level course
• Open to GMBA (2nd year), PMBA/AMBA, MA, and MS students (includes MSPM!)
• Multi-university teams
• Prospective region: Latin America
• Students with proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese are strongly encouraged to apply
• In-country component takes place in the second half of May 2015
• Application deadline: January 5th, 2015

COST
• Students pay a program fee ($2,500), tuition for the affiliated three-credit course at GW,
and roundtrip airfares to the Launch Weekend location and to the destination country. Financial assistance may be available.
• Clients pay a program fee ($7,500) and all in-country travel and accommodation expenses for students and faculty advisor.

For more information, please contact GW-CIBER:
202-994-1885, ciber@gwu.edu, Duquès Hall, Suite 450

Business Analytics Consulting & Technology Internship Opportunities with IBM

Representatives of IBM’s Global Business Services (GBS) Public Sector organization will be on-campus Tuesday, February 5th, from 10am-1pm to discuss the various opportunities available with IBM.  The meet & greet will take place in Funger 420.

Apply to their job postings on GWork by February 8.  On-site interviews will be held at their office in Herndon, VA.