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MSPM: In the Know, September 22, 2015

Top 3 for 22 Sep

Free Seat in PMP Prep Course, 10-11 Oct and 17-18 Oct
The program is pleased to offer one free registration to the PMIWDC Fall 2015 PMP Prep Course. The course dates are 10-11 Oct and 17-18 Oct (two consecutive weekends). 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
  • PMI membership number and PMI chapter name
  • 300 word statement as to why you should receive the free registration

Meet Pilar Little, Graduate Career Consultant
Pilar Little is the MSPM-designated graduate career consultant at the F. David Fowler Career Center. Schedule a meeting with her, either in-person or via phone or Skype, to discuss your career goals, revise your resume, and to develop a plan to achieve your goals. She offers walk-in hours and scheduled appointments. Contact the career center at 202-994-6704 to schedule a meeting.

Spring 2016 Registration Opens 9 Nov
Registration for spring 2016 classes begins Monday, 9 Nov. Schedule an advisement session with me in October to review your plan in DegreeMAP and to confirm your course selections. Take action now to plan your course schedule to ensure you follow the prescribed sequence of courses. Remember, not every course is offered every semester and only elective courses will be offered in summer 2016.

MSPM: In the Know, May 12, 2015

Top 3 for 12 May

Registration Now Open for Megaprojects: Theory Meets Practice, 3rd International Workshop
The Megaprojects: Theory Meets Practice workshop will be held at GWSB on Thursday, 4 Jun. Featured speakers come from the Architect of the Capitol, Maryland Transit Administration, NASA, The World Bank, MIT, LMI, and more. Registration is $100. Share with your colleagues, classmates, and fellow project managers. Earn 7 PDUs at the one day workshop.
Summer Semester Begins Monday, 18 May
Summer classes begin on Monday. Have you confirmed your course selection for summer? Core and elective courses are available. Register now to avoid late fees and to secure a seat in your desired course. Late fees will be assessed starting Monday, 18 May, for Session I courses. Monday, 25 May, is the last day to add a class via GWeb or to drop a class via any means for Session I.

Congrats to Katie Goodner!
Congratulations to MSPM student, Katie Goodner. Katie won a scholarship from the New Mexico Technology Council.  In recognition of the vital need of ongoing technology education and certification, NMTC and their sponsors awarded a single scholarship to one of their members at the 7th Annual Women in Technology Celebration on 5 Mar, 2015 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. #GWSBProud

Have you won a scholarship? If so, share the good news with the GWSB and MSPM community. Send the detail to the attention of Cambria Happ at chapp@gwu.edu.

Event Roundup

MSPM: In the Know, September 4, 2014

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Meetings & Advisement Sessions
Meet Richard Whittle, 20 Oct
F. David Fowler Career Center Employer Events

Dear MSPM students,

The top 3 items you need to know this week:

Meetings & Advisement Sessions

Should any MSPM student need to meet with me to discuss the program, their schedule, or any other item as it pertains to the MSPM program, you are best served by scheduling a meeting via www.meetme.so/gwmspm. This tool syncs to my calendar and will show you my availability to best locate a meeting time that works for all parties involved. Be sure to select if we will meet in my office, via phone (student calls me), or via Skype (student calls me). It is also helpful if you provide your GWid when setting up the meeting.

Meet Richard Whittle, 20 Oct

The GW Law School Government Procurement Law Program is pleased to host Richard Whittle, author of The Dream Machine and Predator, Global Fellow in International Security Studies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, and recently a Verville Fellow at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum, on Monday, 20 Oct, 9-10:30 a.m. in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, Lerner 101 at the GW Law School. Registration and coffee begins at 8:30 a.m. with a book signing at 10:30 a.m. Space is limited, RSVP with Jessica Pierce at 202-994-7171 or jppierce@law.gwu.edu.

F. David Fowler Career Center Employer Events

The following employer events are scheduled at GWSB in the coming weeks:

9 Sep, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Lobby Greeting by Deloitte, representation by Consulting and AERS Divisions

12 Sep, 3-5 p.m., Graduate International Job Search Round Table

15 Sep, 6-7:30 p.m., PwC Info Session

16 Sep, 5-6:30 p.m., Deloitte Federal Consulting

17 Sep, 5:30-7:30 p.m., IBM, seeking to fill public sector, business analytics, and consultant roles

Contact the F. David Fowler Career Center for full details or visit GWorkSB.