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MSPM: In the Know, May 12, 2015

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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.

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MSPM: In the Know, April 14, 2015

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Seats Still Available for PMP Prep Course
The GW Project Management Association (PMA), in collaboration with the PMIWDC Chapter, is hosting a PMP Prep Course for the GW community. Register today before it sells out. Four-day course, May 2-3 and May 9-10, at $575 per person. This is a discount of over 40% off the standard PMIWDC rate.

• Megaprojects: Theory Meets Practice, Registration Opening Soon, 4-5 Jun
The latest agenda is posted for the “Megaprojects: Theory Meets Practice, 3rd International Workshop.” Registration is opening soon online. Spread the word about the event to your fellow project managers. For more details, contact Prof Kwak or the MSPM program.

Is your organization interested in a sponsorship opportunity? Contact Cambria Happ to discuss further.

Colonial Cup’s Day of Service, 26 Apr
MSPM students are invited to participate in Colonial Cup’s Day of Service on Sunday, 26 Apr, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Volunteers will work with Loaves and Fishes, a meals ministry that serves the hungry, to set the dining room and serve each seated guest. If you are interested, sign up by Thursday, 23 Apr.

Loaves and Fishes is located at 1525 Newton St, NW in Washington, DC. Closest Metro station is Columbia Heights.

MSPM: In the Know, March 31, 2015

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Summer 2015: Core and Elective Courses
The MSPM program is offering 3 core courses this summer: DNSC 6258, DNSC 6259, and DNSC 6262. Online sections for DNSC 6258 and DNSC 6259 have fewer than 18 seats remaining. Register ASAP to ensure a seat in your planned courses.

We have several DNSC electives available for on campus students and we just confirmed 2 online electives. Full details on the blog.
A new general elective offering in summer for on campus students was recently announced. IBUS 6290.80 Defense Contracting: Political Economy and Foreign Policy (3 credits). Course is taught by Dr. Eugene Gholz, a visiting faculty member from UT Austin. Course offered during the first 6 week session of the summer, meets twice a week.

• #GWSBProud
Help the GW School of Business increase awareness around the success of the GWSB community! Use #GWSBProud when posting to Twitter, Instagram, or LinkedIn to share stories about your accomplishments, career news, and other stories. Did you recently win a scholarship? Did you earn a promotion or take a new job? Did you speak at a conference? Share the news and add #GWSBProud to the announcement.

Interested in helping other GWSB students or alumni with career questions or guidance? Add #GWSBProud to your LinkedIn profile summary to denote your willingness to help out a fellow Colonial. Looking for another student or alum to engage on LinkedIn regarding your career? Search for #GWSBProud to find those willing to help out.

Sponsorships Available for the Megaprojects Workshop, 4-5 Jun
Sponsorships now available for the Megaprojects: Theory Meets Practice, 3rd International Workshop on 4-5 Jun. The event focuses on a variety of topics surrounding megaprojects and features speakers from academia, industry, and government. Three sponsorship levels available, including opportunities to present at the workshop. The latest agenda and program information is listed online. Is your company interested in sponsoring the event? Contact Cambria Happ at chapp@gwu.edu to learn more.

MSPM: In the Know, March 4, 2015

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AY 2015-2016 Tuition Rates Released
The tuition rates for the 2015-2016 academic year were released last week. The per credit hour rate for summer 2015, fall 2015, and spring 2016 semesters will be $1,545. The student association fee will also increase to $2.25 per credit hour.

• Save the Date for the 3rd International Workshop on Megaprojects, 4-5 Jun
The MSPM program is proud to host the 3rd International Workshop on Megaprojects: Theory Meets Practice. The event will take place in Duques Hall, 4-5 Jun. As more information becomes available, the website will be updated. Registration will open soon. Stay tuned!

Regalia for the May 2015 Graduation
We are aware that the Herff Jones website does not reflect the correct dates for the School of Business Celebration events for both undergraduates and graduates. The responsible parties are correcting the issue. Once updated, I will notify all graduating students so that you may order your regalia.

For those planning to purchase regalia at the Commencement Fair, the fair is scheduled for 24-28 Mar at the GW Campus Store in Foggy Bottom. A Commencement Fair is also scheduled at the Virginia Science and Technology Campus on 9 Apr, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.