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FDF Career Center: Resume Writing Labs for Non-English Writers

The F. David Fowler Career Center has two Resume Writing Labs for non-English writers scheduled in March and April. The session is open to all specialized masters students, but is focused on the needs of Chinese students:
Friday, March 25, 2016 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Friday, April 1, 2016  11:00am – 12pm
Students can view the information in GWorkSB (Events >> Workshops) and register for the labs.

MSPM: In the Know, December 29, 2015

Top 3 for 29 Dec

Town Hall with Dean Livingstone, 27 Jan
All specialized masters students are invited to a town hall with Dean Livingstone on Wednesday, 27 Jan, 6-7 p.m. EST. Event will take place in Duques Hall, room 353. Additional details will be sent in the coming weeks.

When is my Bill Due?
For information on all student accounts-related questions, visit the Student Accounts Office website. Spring 2016 payments are due Monday, 11 Jan.

University Bulletin
Students enrolled in GW are required to conform to the regulations within the Bulletin and to comply with the requirements and regulations of the school in which they are registered. Students are responsible for educating themselves on the regulations and requirements of GW, the school, and their program.

MSPM: In the Know, February 19, 2014

MSPM: In the Know

GW Commencement Updates
Free Premium Membership with ITMPI
PMIWDC Washington Circle Luncheon, 26 Feb

Dear MSPM Students,

The top 3 items you need to know this week:

GW Commencement Updates

2014 Commencement Countdown: 87 days, 19 hours, 13 minutes

For all details related to GW’s commencement events, visit https://commencement.gwu.edu/. Please note that the School of Business website has not yet been updated with the 2014 commencement schedule and activity details, but will be updated shortly. Included below are recent updates on commencement:

GWSB Specialized Masters Celebration

As previously notified, the GWSB Celebration will follow a different schedule than in 2013. The GWSB Specialized Masters Celebration is scheduled on Saturday, 17 May, at 7:30pm in Lisner Auditorium. A reception will follow in Duques Hall. Students are expected to arrive by 6:30pm to line up for the procession. The ceremony will last approximately 2 hours.


GWSB Specialized Masters Celebration – 4 tickets per student

University Commencement – 6 tickets per student

Spring & Summer 2014 Grads – Ticket distribution will occur 24 Apr-7 May on campus. Distance students will pick up their tickets during residency week, 13-16 May.

Fall 2013 Grads – Email gwsbtix@gwu.edu to make arrangements for the School of Business Celebration tickets. University Commencement tickets will be mailed to you by 16 Apr.

GWSB Commencement Gala

The GWSB Commencement Gala is scheduled for Wednesday, 14 May, at the Grand Hyatt Washington. Invitation with additional details to follow.

GWSB Student Speaker/Singer Auditions

One specialized masters student will be selected to speak to their fellow graduates at the 17 May celebration. In addition, one specialized masters student singer will be selected to sing the National Anthem and Alma Mater at the 17 May celebration. Interested parties should email gradspkr@gwu.edu to sign up for an audition time. Be prepared to deliver a 3-5 minute speech or sing the National Anthem. Provide a brief bio and recent photo in the email and submit by 17 Mar.

As information becomes available, we will share with all graduating students, however I encourage each of you to monitor the GW commencement website frequently for updates.

Free Premium Membership with ITMPI

The IT Metrics and Productivity Institute (ITMPI) is extending GW’s MSPM students a free premium membership to their extensive catalog of educational webinars. The membership will entitle each student to unlimited free webinars for a period of one year. Attending the webinars is an effective means of earning Professional Development Units (PDUs) and for staying abreast of current developments in the field project management. Each student will receive a letter via mail with the membership details in the next two weeks.

Attend their 11 Mar webinar on “Establishing an Enterprise Architecture Practice” with Chris Armstrong. This webinar will discuss how to establish an effective and sustainable enterprise architecture (EA) practice based on four fundamental elements: a method framework, a skills framework, a taxonomy framework, and a tool framework. Register to attend this event following receipt of the letter with your membership information.

PMIWDC Washington Circle Luncheon, 26 Feb

Attend the 26 Feb Washington Circle Luncheon and learn from Michael Dobson, PMP  on “How to Manage an Impossible Project.” The event is free to attend, however registration is requested. Bring your lunch and earn 1 PDU. The event is open to all interested parties. Visit PMIWDC’s website for full details and to register.

The Washington Circle Luncheon is a monthly event made possible by the generous support of the GW Master of Science in Project Management degree program. The event is held on the fourth Wednesday of the month with the presentation beginning at 12pm EST in Duques Hall, room 453.

2014 GWSB Graduate Speaker and Singer Competition – 17 Mar Deadline

Prospective graduates interested in being a speaker or in singing the National Anthem and Alma Mater at the GWSB Specialized Masters Celebration on Saturday, 17 May, are encouraged to email gradspkr@gwu.edu to audition.

Be prepared to deliver a 3-5 minute commencement speech or to sing the National Anthem and Alma Mater. Include a brief bio and recent photo with your audition request. Submit your request by 17 Mar!