Top 3 for 10 January 2017
1- Spring 2017 begins on Tuesday, 17 January. Make sure you are signed up for classes listed on your DegreeMAP. Review schedule of classes and register now to secure your seat and to avoid penalty from late registration. Last day to register without penalty is 16 January (see registration schedule for details).
2- Need to Check your Spring 2017 Class Schedule? Confirm your schedule by logging into GWeb. Courses and class schedule can be found via the Student Records & Registration Menu under Student Schedule by Date and Time tab. This site provides your official registration details. Blackboard is not the site you should use to confirm this information. Remember, you won’t see your lectures via Blackboard until your professor turns it on which typically occurs the day before your first class.
3- Thank you MSPM Volunteers! Thank you Michael Ortiz, Samantha Macinnis and Queeneth Odimegwu for running the student/panel for the incoming students during the Spring Orientation on Saturday, 7 January. Students and program alike appreciate you for sharing your experiences in the program. We couldn’t have done it without you! Again, thank you.
Top 3 for 15 November:
1- Congratulations Angela Knight (current MSPM student) for passing the PMP certification exam! Angela attended the PMIWDC Review Course in October. She subsequently passed her PMP credentialing exam on 1 November 2016. Congratulations!
2- Spring 2017 classes are beginning to fill up. Registration for the following classes are now closed:
- DNSC 6252 Risk Analysis (Campus section)
- DNSC 6235 Communication Strategies in PM (Distance section)
Few spots are still available for some MSPM courses. Register now to secure your seat. Review your plan in DegreeMAP and/or schedule an advisement session with Agnes Socrates if you are not sure what courses to take. Reminder, registration for DNSC 6269 Capstone requires completion of Registration Transaction Form (RTF). Email completed RTF to email@example.com.
3- Upcoming Events:
PMIWDC Luncheon: It’s a Leadership Thing, Promoting Leadership Through Volunteerism | Wednesday, 16 November | 2201 G Street NW, Duques Hall, Rm. 453 |11:30-Noon Networking |12-1:00pm Presentation
Careers in the Foreign Service: An Overview & Roundtable | Friday, 18 November | 9:30-10:30am | Elliott School 505
Non Profit and Government Career Fair | Friday, 18 November| 11:30am-12:45pm Panel Discussion| Marvin Center Continental Ballroom| 1-3pm Career Fair Marvin Center Grand Ballroom
MSPM 20th Year Celebration | Friday, 9 December | The George Washington University School of Business | 2201 G Street NW, Duques Hall, 6th Floor | Washington, DC 20052 | 5-5:30pm Remembering MSPM’s Early Beginnings | 5:30-7:00pm Networking and Hors D’ Oeuvres
Please note that beginning for the Spring 2017 semester, you will be required to agree to GW’s Financial Responsibility Agreement prior to registering for courses. You may complete this agreement via the ‘Registration’ link available in the GWeb Information System. This agreement will be required once per semester. It should be completed prior to the Priority Registration period to prevent possible delays to your registration activity.
For more information on these transactions or other questions, please contact the Student Accounts Office at 202-994-7350 or via email at SAO@gwu.edu.
Top 3 for 7 June
1 – Registration
The last day to withdraw from a Summer Session 1 class with a grade of W using the RTF-EZ is Friday, 10 Jun. Sunday, 12 June is the last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of ‘W’ using GWeb. Summer Session II begins Tuesday, 5 July and Monday, 11 July is the last day to add a class via GWeb.
Fall 2016 registration is ongoing. Register now via GWeb to secure your seat. View the Fall registration schedule here. Registration for DNSC 6269 PM Application (Capstone) requires submission of a Registration Transaction Form (RTF) to Agnes Socrates (firstname.lastname@example.org) for approval. Details required in the form, such as the course CRN and section, may be found on the Schedule of Classes. MSPM is offering one elective in the fall, DNSC 6290 Project Management and Organizational Context (1.5 credits). More information is available on this link. To ensure you are on track for your target graduation, schedule an advisement session with Agnes Socrates via www.meetme.so/gwmspm and include your GWid.
2 – Resources
SmartChef is hiring Business Grad Students this summer who will be engaged with the local restaurant community to educate and sign up restaurants for an application that is designed to save them money. They need at least six students in June to July. More information is available here.
Reminder, Graduate Ambassadors Program is currently accepting applications for 2016-2017. Last day to apply is 15 June. Apply to be a Graduate Ambassador here!
Several job and internship opportunities are posted on our resources page, now is a great time to check it out.
3 – Events
Registration is now open for our upcoming PMI Saturday Program, The Rebirth of Business Relationship Management! Get signed up now to network with project managers. We’ll hear from Steven Plante, Managing Partner of Business Transformation Partners, on the Business Relationship Management (BRM) discipline emerging as a strategic capability.
The Rebirth of Business Relationship Management Date: Saturday, 25 June from 8:15am – 10:15am
Location: Jacobs Technology 3850 Fettler Park DriveDumfries, Virginia 22025 See map: Google Maps
Still looking for ways to fulfill your elective requirement for Fall 2016? You may want to explore the following MGT 6290 Leadership Courses, each is offered as a 1.5 credit class:
Contemporary Leadership Perspectives and Practices I
MGT 6290-10, CRN 17210
F 8:30-5:30 pm in DUQUES 255
Sept 23 and Sept 30
Contemporary Leadership Perspectives and Practices II
MGT 6290-11, CRN 14518
F 8:30-5:30 pm in DUQUES 255
Nov 4 and Nov 11
Top 3 for 1 Mar
•Summer 2016 Registration Opens Today, 1 Mar
Registration for summer 2016 courses begins today. Visit the Schedule of Classes
for full details on available courses. Summaries of the Decision Sciences (DNSC) electives may be found on the blog
. Remember, general elective courses must be approved by your advisor to ensure they will apply to the MSPM degree requirements.
Textbook information is available from the GW Campus Store
. If you have a hold on your account, you will not be able to register for classes. Clear your holds to register for classes. If you have a hold for academic probation, schedule a meeting with me to discuss plans for summer and to register.
•Congratulations to Matthew Nessan, Administrative Director, MSBA
Congratulations to Matthew Nessan as he assumes the Administrative Director role for the MS in Business Analytics program. Matthew served as the Assistant Director for the MSPM program since November 2014. Matthew assumed his new role in February 2016 after serving as the interim director for four months. Many of you worked with Matthew through the MSPM application and admissions process. If you are interested in pursuing the certificate in business analytics, Matthew will be an essential resource. Congratulations!
•SMPP 6290.10 Governance through Dealmaking, Approved General Elective
Prof de los Reyes is offering a new course in summer session I, SMPP 6290.10 Governance through Dealmaking. The goal of the course is to help you become more powerful as a business person by developing your dexterity in dealmaking. The 3 credit hour course is approved to fulfill the MSPM general elective requirement. Course is only available on campus. Summary of course is available on the blog.