CSSR, IIR, & PSA Spring 2024 Professional Development Series

Project Management Series Module 3: Completing Your Project and Continual Learning

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Horizon Hall, 6325

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Project Management Series Module 3: Completing Your Project and Continual Learning

presented by 

University Business Consulting (UBC) 

  • Creating final project deliverables and/or report
  • Conducting internal lessons learned
  • Creating any needed future templates or standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Asking for client feedback
  • Archiving key files for future use
  • Recognizing and celebrating team accomplishments
  • Career options in project management
  • Types of project management in practice
  • Project management tools to help you now and in the future

Presenters:

Whitney OwenWhitney Owen, PMP is the Executive Director of UBC, where she leads a team of seasoned consultants to identify and capitalize on opportunities for innovation, planned and structured growth, and increased effectiveness across George Mason University. Whitney was the lead project manager for Mason’s Safe Return to Campus effort during the COVID-19 crisis, ensuring that critical voices across Mason came together to plan for public health and operational needs on tight timelines. She is currently overseeing the implementation of Mason’s FY23-FY27 Strategic Plan. Prior to joining Mason, Whitney was the Director of the Health & Human Services Market at LMI, where she led a $40M portfolio and a 150-person team supporting healthcare clients across the federal government. She holds a Master of Public Administration from The George Washington University and a B.S. in International Affairs from Georgia Tech. Whitney is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and ScrumMaster, and was certified in Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being through George Mason University. In her free time, she enjoys watching her boys play baseball, volunteering with local organizations, and playing with her family’s black lab puppy, Peyton.

Simone AntwiSimone Antwi joined UBC as a Senior Consultant in 2023. Prior to joining Mason, Simone was a Senior Consultant in the Government & Public Services at Deloitte, where she led several sourcing and procurement projects for civilian federal clients. Simone specializes in acquisitions, contracting, budget planning and analysis, and project management. She holds a Master of International Business and a B.S. in Business Management from The University of Florida, and is Project Management Professional (PMP) certified. In her free time, she likes to try new restaurants in the area and stay active.

Sponsored by Center for Social Science Research, Institute for Immigration Research, & Public Sociology Association.

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