DC City Government contacted Dr. Khamooshi directly to recruit from GW’s MSPM program. DC’s CIO for the Department of Human Services is leading the DCAS Project, one of the largest projects undertaken by the District of Columbia within recent history. This project is a cross-collaboration between numerous agencies and is geared towards ensuring the complete SDLC for Health and Human Services eligibility within the District. This is a large project consisting of IT Specialist in various concentrations, Analysts, Project Managers, Subject Matter Experts and host of other business fields, policy fields and IT fields.
Top 3 for 8 Dec
Registration for spring courses has been open since 9 Nov. Register immediately to secure a seat in required courses. Available seats will be released to non-MSPM students on the wait list next week. Please also note that two campus sections were already cancelled due to low enrollment. Sections with less than 16 students enrolled are subject to cancellation. Register now to save a section and a seat.
•Business & Society Course, Study Away in DC, 6-9 Jan 2016
An exciting accelerated course elective is available for Spring 2016. MBAD 6290.10 Business & Society (3 credits, CRN 74642) is a four day on-campus course held 6-9 Jan. If you are interested, submit a Registration Transaction Form to request a seat. Seats are limited.
•MSPM Student Handbook 2015-2016
AA new resource was made available to students at the start of the fall semester. The MSPM Student Handbook provides information on policies, procedures, and links to other university resources and information. If you are not familiar with the handbook, cozy up over break and dig in.
- Wednesday through Friday, January 6-8 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Saturday, January 9 – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
2015 has been deemed the year of the crowd, recognizing that the collaborative economy is increasingly impacting many sectors of society. In this course, students will take an in depth look at how crowdfunding democratizes access to finance for development. Crowdfunding is the process of relaying on a crowd of small contributions for funding rather than relying on funding from a fewer number of big corporations or funding entities. Crowdfunding allows people to raise money outside of institutional systems, which are often encumbered with bureaucracy.
In this course students will review current trends and issues in crowdfunding and how they apply to (economic) development starting by reviewing the Jumpstart Our Business Act (aimed at creating new ways for investors to fund start-up businesses) and financial regulations for crowd funding. During this class students will investigate debt crowd funding models to promote access to finance as well as learn how crowd funding accelerates poverty alleviation.
This course is part of the Business and Society series and is condensed into four days from January 6th through January 9th. Classroom lectures will be complimented by site visits to Crowdfunding platforms (Fundrise) and incubators (1776) in the Washington D.C area.
Apply via GWorkSB, Job ID 830523. Positions shared by Emma Pincoffs, MSPM ’04.
Location: Washington, DC
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.
This is an immediate need. Gallup is seeking a Proposal Manager; posted in GWork Job Number: 828822. Candidates need to have a bachelor’s degree and five years of business-to-business communications, project management or proposal management experience. PMP certification is preferred but not required. Federal government proposal management experience is a plus.
Top 3 for 28 Jul
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 through indeed.com.
•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.
The Atlantic Council is seeking applications for the Take Point Initiative, a fellowship program open to veterans of the United States Armed Forces who are 35 years old and younger and who currently work in, or would like to transition to, careers in international policy. The program includes opportunities to network with potential employers and funders, deepen their substantive policy expertise, and build nonprofit and thought leadership skills over the course of an intensive ten-day fellowship program in Washington, DC planned for October 13 – 23, 2015. Additionally, the Council will award over $60,000 in grant funds to Take Point fellows to support their work. In turn, fellows will commit to using their training to help provide a voice for other young veterans in the foreign policy discourse, including injured veterans.
Application deadline is August 16, 2015. Learn more at http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/programs/millennium-leadership-program/veterans-take-point-initiative/apply-now-veterans-take-point-initiative
CityBridge is seeking a Program Manager, Stewardship and Engagement who will provide opportunities for philanthropic and business leaders to learn about and actively engage in D.C.’s education ecosystem. Through signature programming that includes guided school tours and education-themed book discussions, special events that convene thought leaders, education practitioners, and “stewards” around important topics and speakers, and high-touch relationship, the Stewardship team strives to be a resource and advisor to the philanthropic community. 4-6 years of experience is desired, as well as an event planning/project management background, and experience in the field of education is also strongly preferred.
Organization: CityBridge Foundation
Job Title: Program Manager, Stewardship and Engagement
GW Position ID: 822445
Location: Washington, DC
Apply through GWork ASAP at http://gwork.gwu.edu/.