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MSPM: In the Know, October 27, 2015

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Spring 2016 Schedule of Classes Available
The spring 2016 schedule of classes is now available. Review the schedule and confirm your courses for spring 2016 using your plan in DegreeMAP. Questions? Schedule an advisement session with Cambria Happ via www.meetme.so/gwmspm. Registration begins Monday, 9 Nov, via GWeb.
Registration in DNSC 6269 Project Management Application (capstone) 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. Remember, registration in the DE section requires you to participate in the 5-day residency in DC (May 9-13). If you are local, register in section 10.
Blackboard Collaborate schedule for spring 2016 online/distance classes available on the blog. The Collaborate sessions are designed for the online students to provide real-time interaction with the professor.

Spring Short-Term Study Away Programs, Apply by 1 Nov
Six elective courses available during spring break 2016 through Global & Experiential Education. Interested in studying in Florida, Denmark, or Mexico during spring break? 1.5 and 3 credit hour courses available. Applications due Sunday, 1 Nov. For more information or to apply online visit business.gwu.edu/global or sbintl@gwu.edu.

Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library Now Open 24/7
Do you live in the Ashburn, VA area? If so, take advantage of the new VSTC Library hours. The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Use your GWorld card to tap into the library located in Enterprise Hall.

Project Manager, REI Systems (Sterling, VA)

REI Systems, based in Herndon, VA, is looking for a candidate with 8-10 years of professional and proven team building experience leading and managing a project portfolio focused on IT systems development. Fully responsible for project from planning to closeout.

• Assumes accountability for finances, solutions, team building, processes, quality, employee and customer satisfaction for multiple projects within a project portfolio (Goal – $2M or 20 people).
• Fully understands and executes projects using Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). Provides hands-on contribution to project delivery in at least ONE area of SDLC (solution development/requirements, design/development, or quality control/assurance).
• Fully understands and executes projects using Enterprise Project Life Cycle (EPLC).


• A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, physics, communications, engineering, math or related field is required.
• An advanced degree in communications, computer science, or related discipline may be substituted for two years of experience.

Apply online via https://www.reisystems.com/Careers/Pages/jobdetail.aspx?s=true&jobID=1195.

3 Project Manager Positions with FEMA via The Ambit Group, Winchester, VA

The Ambit Group is a fast-growing company dedicated to its people and service to our clients and the community. It’s a place where you can accelerate your career by working side-by-side with customers, creating strategic solutions for some of the federal government’s most critical problems and executing those strategies to deliver meaningful results. And, it’s the perfect environment to nurture your skills in new and emerging areas, whether you’re just starting your professional life, or a seasoned veteran. At Ambit, we believe that commitment, passion and an eagerness to learn and try new things is more important than what you might have done before. Here, you’ll be a part of a collaborative team atmosphere that ignites creativity and rewards innovative thinking. And, perhaps most importantly, we are fiercely loyal to our employees, offering a suite of industry-leading benefits.

Apply by October 11, 2013 by sending your resume to hr@theambitgroup.com.

Ambit FEMA DAIP PMO – Program Manager


Minimum/General Experience: 15+ years’ experience in a Portfolio, Program and /or Project Management role with 5+ years in supervisory role


Ambit FEMA DAIP PMO – Project Manager (Financial)


Minimum/General Experience: 7+ years’ experience in a Project Management role


Ambit FEMA DAIP PMO – Project Manager (Technical)


Minimum/General Experience: 7+ years’ experience in a Project Management role

Project Manager Position with Results Direct, Alexandria, VA

Results Direct is seeking a seasoned project manager to join us in our Old Town, Alexandria office. Results Direct is an industry-leading Web and  mobile solutions company specializing in working with associations.

Project Manager
Results Direct project managers are responsible for successfully managing multiple Web site, mobile, and/or related projects that involve application design and development. PMs work closely with both client and internal teams by handling the day-to-day management and communications on projects and ensuring that they stay on schedule and on budget. PMs manage projects throughout the full engagement cycle, including kickoff, discovery, creative development, implementation, evaluation, and follow-up.

To start, please introduce yourself by sending your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to us at: JoinRD@resultsdirect.com. The full job posting may be found online.

PMP Study Group and Boot Camp Hosted by Northern Virginia Group

MSPM students, alumni, and their professional colleagues are invited to participate in a PMP study group organized by a local group planning to sit for the PMP exam in April 2013.  Details are below regarding the group’s activities in the Tysons Corner area of Virginia.

The group is also organizing a PMP boot camp with Project Weavers the week of March 18-22, 2013.  Contact the event organizer, Jennifer Brezovic, for details on the study group and the boot camp at 814-270-0079 or thestrategiclink@comcast.net.

PMP Study Group

The group will meet for the next study group session on Thursday, February 21, from 6-9pm in the Tysons Corner area, exact location TBD.  The sessions will feature various PMP-certified mentors:

Mentor –  Pritish Nawlakhe, PMP = will review the PMP Application process / Nirvana International Inc. /pritish@nirvana-international.com / O: 571-215-0072

Mentor – Wyatt M. Miedema, PMP = will begin the PMP-Book 4th Edition review process (every other week) / wyatt.miedema@gmail.com / C: 703-314-9249

PMP Boot Camp
Project Weavers will offer a custom PMP Boot Camp for the group the week of March 18-22, 2013.  Matthew Weaver, PMP, President and CEO of Project Weavers, will facilitate the boot camp, which also provides the 35 hours of PDUs required for the PMP application.  A second boot camp may be offered April 1-5, 2013 for those looking to sit for the exam before July.  15 registrants required for boot camp to run.

Full-time Marketing Database Internship with ESI International in Arlington, VA

ESI International has a full-time marketing database internship position available at their Arlington, VA headquarters.  The position is planned for a one-year term.

Under the direction of the Marketing Manager, Corporate and Open Enrollment Marketing, the Marketing Database Intern is a technical role that will assist with data quality, maintenance and integrity for ESI’s open enrollment contacts within our Eloqua database. In addition, this role will conduct research and assist with the procurement of contacts (leads) to supplement the existing database, toward reaching our open enrollment sales and marketing goals.

Visit ESI’s website for the full position description.

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