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MSPM: In the Know, November 24, 2015

Top 3 for 24 Nov

Summer 2016 Study Away Programs Announced, Apply by 28 Feb
The summer 2016 short-term study away programs (STAPs) were just announced. Application deadline is 28 Feb. Learn more by contacting Lisa Brancheau, GWSB Global & Experiential Education Assistant Director, at sbintl@gwu.edu. STAPs are excellent opportunities to fulfill your general elective requirement (up to 3 credits). Destinations include Germany, Brazil, Sweden, Mexico, California, and more.

VALOR Resource Fair, 1 Dec
The inaugural VALOR Resource Fair is scheduled for 1 Dec, 3-5 p.m. in the Marvin Center, room 405. Learn about the services available to veterans from a  variety of organizations. VA representatives, veteran organizations, and employers will be in attendance to help you with personal and professional development. Learn more on GWork.

Johnson & Johnson International Internship Virtual Event, 3 Dec
Johnson & Johnson is hiring for international internships and full-time positions within the Asia-Pacific, EMEA, and Latin America regions. The F. David Fowler Career Center invites you to attend the Johnson & Johnson International Internship Virtual Career Event on 3 Dec, at either 8 a.m., 12 p.m., or 4 p.m. EST. Register online to attend.

MSPM: In the Know, November 3, 2015

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Attend the GWSB Alumni Roundtables, 9 Nov
Alumni roundtables will be held Monday, 9 Nov, from 6-8:30 p.m. in the City View Room at 1957 E St, NW. Register to attend this event and network with prominent GW alumni. Who knows, you may find your next employer at the event! Event begins with a cocktail reception followed by two roundtable discussions. Attire is business formal, strict dress code is fully enforced. Register to secure a limited number of seats.

Check for Holds that May Prevent Registration
Be sure to remove any holds on your account that may prevent you from register for classes 9 Nov. Did you…

  • Pay your student account balance?
  • Submit you immunization records?
  • Submit official transcripts?
  • Take care of all official administrative business?
To view your holds, log in to GWeb:
  • Click on “Student Record and Registration” folder
  • Next, click on “Student Records Information Menu”
  • Finally, click on “View Administrative Holds”

Spring 2016 Registration Opens 9 Nov
The spring 2016 schedule of classes is now available to help you plan for registration, which opens Monday, 9 Nov. Questions? Schedule an advisement session with Cambria Happ via www.meetme.so/gwmspm.

Registration in DNSC 6269 Project Management Application, the capstone, is not available via GWeb. See last week’s edition for instructions on how to register for DNSC 6269.

Two 3 credit hour project management electives scheduled for spring:

  • DNSC 6234 Procurement & Contracting, on campus and online sections available
  • DNSC 6290 Communication Strategies in Project Management, on campus and online sections available

GW Valor Professional Credentialing Grant, Applications Due 1 Nov 2015

The GW VALOR student growth strategy is to improve access and affordability of a quality GW education for the military and veteran community. There are a myriad of GW VALOR initiatives which support the mission. One such initiative is that the GW VALOR Professional Grant, where GW VALOR reimburses the cost (in the form of a grant) to take the examination for designated credentials.

Applications for tests occurring August 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016 now open. Apply Here. Due November 1, 2015.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Erwin at serwin@gwu.edu , or call (202)-994-0738 .

Eligible Programs

  • Accounting (CPA)
  • Marketing (PCM)
  • Project Management (PMP)
  • Human Resources (PCHR)
  • Nursing (RN/NP)
  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Law Bar Exam (JD)
  • Paralegal (PCPS)
  • Private Detective and Investigator (PI)
  • Professional Counselor (CPC)
  • Other

Supplemental Edition of MSPM: In the Know, April 2, 2015

Bonus Two

VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant, Applications Now Being Accepted
VALOR and the Office of Military Affairs in conjunction with GW Career Services is proud to announce the VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant. Eligible VALOR students may apply for a reimbursement grant to be used toward a number of professional certification exams, the PMP included. Applications due no later than 20 Apr. Review the program and application details online. This is a great opportunity to take advantage of the PMA-organized PMP prep course in May and to earn a grant for the PMP exam fees.

• Free Registration to PMI Global Congress 2015 – EMEA Exhibit Hall, 11-13 May
The MSPM program is pleased to offer one student a free registration to the exhibit hall at the PMI Global Congress 2015 – EMEA in London, United Kingdom this May. If you are interested and able to attend the event 11-13 May, you’ll have full access to the exhibit hall to learn, network, and find solutions to business challenges. Contact mspminfo@gwu.edu if you are interested in the event. Deadline to indicate interest is 9 Apr.

Please note that the free registration is for the exhibit hall only. Registration does not include access to the full conference program. The individual is responsible for all associated costs, including, but not limited to, travel, lodging, meals, etc. If you are interested in attending the full conference, PMI is offering a student rate at  275 euros. Visit the EMEA website for full details.

MSPM: In the Know, March 24, 2015

Top 3 for 24 Mar

Summer and Fall 2015 Classes
Registration is now open for both the summer and fall 2015 semesters. Review your plans in DegreeMAP, schedule an advisement session with me, and register for classes to ensure you earn the seat in the course/section you want/need.

The Blackboard Collaborate schedule for summer 2015 is now available on the blog.
As a reminder, all general elective courses must be approved by your advisor to apply to the degree requirements. Failure to receive approval for your general elective may result in you having to take additional courses. Schedule an advisement session, plan ahead, and never make assumptions. Please also remember that you have both a general elective requirement to fulfill and a DNSC elective requirement. A DNSC elective is one that is offered by the Decision Sciences Department. Consult DegreeMAP to confirm your individual program requirements.

• VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant
The Office of Military and Veteran Student Services and GW Career Services are proud to announce a new initiative aimed to support our VALOR students in their efforts towards professional development. The VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant allows for eligible VALOR students to apply for reimbursement grants towards a number of professional certification exams. 10 exams are included on the list, the PMP being of most relevance to MSPM students. Application period is 1-20 Apr. Visit http://services.military.gwu.edu/valor-professional-credentialing-grant for details.

GW Women in Business Sixth Annual Spring Conference, 28 Mar
The GW Women in Business Association is hosting their sixth annual spring conference on Saturday, 28 Mar. This year’s conference, “Be Bold, Be You,” will feature business leaders from Lucky Group, Donna Karen, Under Armour Women, and Chobani. Purchase tickets before they sell out at gwwibspringconference.org!

VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant

VALOR and the Office of Military Affairs in conjunction with GW Career Services is proud to announce a new initiative aimed at supporting our VALOR students at GW in their efforts towards professional development with the advent of the VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant. Eligible VALOR students may apply for a reimbursement grant to be applied towards a number of professional certification exams. The initial ten eligible exams are listed below and we hope this program will continue to expand in the future. Further information and applications can be found at http://services.military.gwu.edu/scholarships. Applications for tests taken or to be taken between February 2015 and July 2015 may submitted as of April 1 and are due no later than April 20.

o             Accounting (CPA)

o             Marketing (PCM)

o             Project Management (PMP)

o             Human Resources (PCHR)

o             Nursing (RN/NP)

o             Professional Engineer (PE)

o             Law Bar Exam (JD)

o             Paralegal (PCPS)

o             Private Detective and Investigator (PI)

o             Professional Counselor (CPC)

MSPM: In the Know, February 24, 2015

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GW VALOR Travel Award
Through the generosity of GW Trustee Mark Shenkman an award focused on travel funds is now available. The funding allows eligible military and veteran students in online degree programs to visit campus to connect and interact with industry professionals and employers at specific events. Review the application requirements and instructions to apply. Details available online.

• IT Management: How Evolving Technology is Driving Change, 25 Feb
The MSPM program will host the PMIWDC Chapter’s monthly brown bag on Wednesday, 25 Feb. Beth Ward from the Office of the CIO at the FAA will speak on “IT Management: How Evolving Technology is Driving Change.” Event is 12-1 p.m. in Duques 453. Event is free, registration requested.

Business Gives Back Gala, 28 Mar
Business Gives Back is a student-led initiative that celebrations GWSB’s past, present, and future commitment to promoting responsible corporate citizenship by fostering partnerships between business, alumni, students, and their communities. The annual gala, scheduled for 28 Mar, recognizes student-led initiatives and alumni that are giving back to their communities. Purchase tickets online at go.gwu.edu/bgb2015 before 4 Mar for $40 each.

GW VALOR Travel Award for Online Students

Through the generosity of GW Trustee Mark Shenkman and to further support GW VALOR Online students, an award focused on travel funds has been established to bring eligible military and veteran students participating in online GW degree programs to campus to connect and interact with industry professionals and employers at specific events. An additional benefit of this campus visit will be the opportunity for students to meet with a career coach, faculty, GW VALOR staff, and tour the main GW campus.
This application form includes the following sections:
+ Background Information
+ Career Management and Job Search Goals
+ Proposed Budget
+ Please submit your Resume or Curriculum Vitae and Unofficial GW transcript, in a separate correspondence, to vetjobs@gwu.edu for your application to be considered complete. Click the link below to go to the online application.