Top 3 for 22 Dec
•EY Program Management Internship
Ernst & Young (EY) is seeking program management interns
within EY Advisory Services. Work locations include Chicago, Dallas, New York, and San Francisco. PMP certification preferred. Apply on GWorkSB
by 31 Dec. GW Position ID 833548.
•Seeking Volunteers for Spring 2016 Orientation, Bridge Game
Looking to volunteer for the MSPM program? We are actively seeking volunteers to assist with the bridge game at orientation. Volunteers needed on Friday, 8 Jan, approximately 3-6 p.m. If you are interested, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Summer 2016 Schedule of Classes Available
The summer 2016 Schedule of Classes is now available online. Review the course offerings to determine your options this summer. Looking to study abroad this summer? Don’t forget to apply by 28 Feb for one of the short-term study away options.
Top 3 for 10 Nov
•Spring 2016 Registration Now Open
Registration for spring 2016 classes began yesterday, 9 Nov. If you have not done so, register for spring classes to ensure a seat in the courses you need to graduate. Not sure which classes to take? Review your plan in DegreeMAP
and/or schedule an advisement session
Registration in DNSC 6269 PM Application is not available via GWeb. To register, complete and submit a Registration Transaction Form to my attention via email, fax, or in person (Duques 550). The professor’s signature is not required, but you will need to enter all details for the course per the Schedule of Classes. Incomplete forms will be returned. Those in the DE section are required to participate in the residency week in DC May 9-13.
•Tentative Summer 2016 Schedule
The summer 2016 schedule will be released by early March. The program plans to offer only electives this coming summer. The project management-focused elective offerings are:
- DNSC 6290 Project Governance, Dr. Ghosh, 1.5 credit hours, 16 May-25 Jun
- DNSC 6290 Project Management Methodologies, Dr. Khamooshi, 1.5 credit hours, 16 May-25 Jun
•Congratulations to 3 MSPM Students
Throughout the year, the MSPM program awards current students seats in PMP prep courses through the PMIWDC Chapter. We are proud to announce three new PMP certified students who completed the prep courses and passed the PMP exam in recent months:
- Durriyyah Johnson
- Rajni Vij
- Robert Endler
No core courses for the MSPM program will be offered in the summer 2016 semester. Only elective courses will be offered. We tentatively plan to offer the following electives (subject to change):
DNSC 6290 Project Governance, 1.5 credit hours
Campus and online sections, 5/16/16-6/25/16
DNSC 6290 Project Management Methodologies, 1.5 credit hours
Campus and online sections, 5/16/16-6/25/16
DNSC 6290 Social Network Analysis for Managers, 3 credit hours
Online section, 5/16/16-8/14/16
Top 3 for 1 Sep
The MSPM program recently published a student handbook
. The handbook serves as a resource to students, outlining program policies and procedures, and reminding all students of the policies and procedures of the George Washington University and the GW School of Business. As a reminder, all students are responsible for adhering to all policies and procedures, including those published in the University Bulletin
, the School of Business Bulletin
, and the MSPM Student Handbook
•Fall Course Reminders
The fall semester began yesterday. The courses will appear on Blackboard once the faculty make them available. In some instances this will not occur until the first lecture. Review the Blackboard Collaborate schedule on the blog if you are registered for the online section of a course. Textbook information is also on the blog. Specific questions about a certain course? Contact the professor for details.
•Last Day to Add a Course via GWeb, 11 Sep
The last day to add a course via GWeb is Friday, 11 Sep. If you plan to add a course, make the decision early to avoid missed lectures and/or assignments.
Top 3 for 21 Aug
•Need to Check your Fall Class Schedule?
To confirm you fall schedule, log into GWeb and confirm your courses and class schedule via the Student Records & Registration Menu. This site provides your official registration details. Blackboard is not the site you should use to confirm this information. Most professors will not make the courses available on Blackboard until the first week of the semester, which begins August 31.
•GW New Venture Competition, Kickoff Meeting 10 Sep
Participate in the fifth largest collegiate business plan competition in the country. The competition provides a real-world, experiential learning opportunity in entrepreneurship. Winners of the competition can actually launch and operate their ventures while maintaining complete control of their business through the issuance of non-dilutive cash grants. Attend the kick off on Thursday, 10 Sep. Visit newventure.gwu.edu for details.
•Ernst & Young Information Session, 17 Sep
EY is hosting an event specifically for MSPM students and alumni on Thursday, 17 Sep. Register to attend the session via GWork. During the session, the EY team will provide an overview of the firm’s Performance Improvement – Program Management practice area as well as a workshop on “how-to” respond to a consulting case interview. The team will be collecting resumes through GWorkSB and in-person at the event.
GWork Job ID Number: 826069
Job Title: OCR: Advisory Services Senior Performance Improvement – Program Management
For online students or alumni unable to attend the event in-person, we welcome you to email your resumes to MSPM alumna, Anna Matsiras, at email@example.com.
Top 3 for 28 Jul
•Vexterra Group is Hiring a Technical Project Manager, Dallas, TX
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
•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.