Category: Ginny Greiman

MET’s Mega-Project Expert Says Rhode Island’s Highway Plans “Easier” Than Big Dig

May 19th, 2016 in Administrative Sciences, Ginny Greiman, MET News

MET’s Mega-Project Expert Says Rhode Island’s Highway Plans “Easier” Than Big Dig

Few know more about the challenges that accompany sprawling mega-projects than Metropolitan College Assistant Professor Virginia Greiman, who served as deputy chief legal counsel and risk manager on Boston’s years-long $15 billion Big Dig, and currently lends her significant expertise in grand-scale project coordination to MET’s Administrative Sciences faculty and students.

With Rhode Island facing down an ambitious highway overhaul of its own—one that has drawn comparisons to the Big Dig—the Associated Press caught up with Professor Greiman, who assessed that the Ocean State’s interstate effort is likely to be “a heckuva lot easier” than was Boston’s.

Read more at the Bellingham Herald.

MET to Host Global Cybersecurity Meet-Up

March 8th, 2016 in Academic Events, Administrative Sciences, Criminal Justice, Ginny Greiman, MET News, Networking, Risk Management, Tanya Zlateva

MET to Host Global Cybersecurity Meet-Up

Information security has become a principal strategic concern of governments around the world, and with leading graduate programs in cybercrime investigation and cybersecurity offered at MET, BU has been selected to host the 11th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security. The conference, which unites academics, specialists, and officials from around the globe, will be held March 17-18, and chaired by MET Dean Tanya Zlateva, with Professor Virginia Greiman of the Department of Administrative Sciences serving as program chair.

Read the full press release

Allston Railyard Development Discussion Trains Attention on Urban Future, Opportunity

November 9th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Featured News Post, Ginny Greiman, MET News

Allston Railyard Development Discussion Trains Attention on Urban Future, Opportunity

BU’s Initiative on Cities held a recent seminar in which Metropolitan College Assistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Virginia Greiman and College of Arts & Sciences Professor of the History of Art & Architecture Daniel Bluestone were joined by representatives from the Boston Redevelopment Authority and the Harvard Graduate School of Design for a forum discussion regarding the unique urban opportunities presented by the Allston railyard near BU’s campus. The sprawling conversation explored the precedent and possibilities of a large-scale project to repurpose the post-industrial space.

Learn more about the event.

How Major Interests Can ‘Co-Exist in Cyberspace’

August 20th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Ginny Greiman, MET News

Virginia A. GreimanAssistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Virginia Greiman made a presentation entitled “National Intelligence, Corporate Competitiveness, and Privacy Rights: Co-existing in Cyberspace” at the Eighth Annual Global Studies Conference in London this July. An accompanying article will appear in the fall edition of Global Studies Journal.

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Lessons from the “Big Dig”: MET Professor on Syracuse Elevated Highway Project

April 4th, 2014 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Featured News Post, Ginny Greiman, MET News

Virginia GreimanWAER 88.3, Syracuse Public Media, mentioned a presentation by MET Assistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Virginia Greiman. Invited to address a Syracuse audience as part of “I-81 Speaker Series”—a series of discussions on the future of the elevated highway dividing Syracuse—Greiman shared her experience as deputy chief legal counsel and risk manager on Boston’s “Big Dig” road project.

Read more.

MET Project Management Expert on Syracuse Viaduct

April 4th, 2014 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Ginny Greiman, MET News

MET Project Management Expert on Syracuse ViaductPhoto: flickr/Doc Searls

Assistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Virginia Greiman, an internationally recognized expert on mega-project management and infrastructure development, was invited to address a Syracuse audience as part of that city’s “I-81 Speaker Series.” Greiman offered insight on the Syracuse elevated highway project based on her experience as deputy chief legal counsel and risk manager on Boston’s “Big Dig.” Read the syracuse.com article.

Collaborating Minds: CEU–MET Partnership

March 21st, 2014 in Administrative Sciences, Featured News Post, Ginny Greiman, Kip Becker, MET International, MET News, Roger Warburton, Steve Leybourne

Madrid, Spain: Six faculty from the Metropolitan College (MET) Department of Administrative Sciences travel to Madrid annually to lead three intensive business modules on campus at the Universidad CEU San Pablo. Part of a firmly established collaboration between the Administrative Sciences department, MET International, and CEU, the modules are attended by CEU business and advertising students who then travel to Boston University to complete MET courses in management, marketing, advertising, and finance. After successfully completing the three modules in Madrid and the full semester at BU, the CEU students receive an International Business Certificate (IBC) from MET.

Read an account of the program from CEU student Alexandra Kahr.

Collaborating Minds: CEU–MET Partnership

A warm reception: MET Department of Administrative Sciences faculty are pictured with CEU business and advertising students at a social reception at Universidad CEU San Pablo.

Building a Stronger Foundation

November 8th, 2013 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Ginny Greiman, MET News

Virginia A. GreimanVirginia A. Greiman, MET’s assistant professor of administrative sciences, is scheduled to testify before the California Senate on November 13, on “Improving Megaproject Outcomes.” Professor Greiman will join Louis Thompson, chairman of the California High Speed Rail Peer Review Group, as well as faculty from Oxford University and the University of California, Berkeley, in an investigation into the issues that have adversely affected the construction of the eastern span of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge.

Read more here and watch coverage of the hearings here.

Managing the Future

November 8th, 2013 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Ginny Greiman, MET News

Managing the FutureAssistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Virginia A. Greiman will speak at the PMI® PMO Symposium in San Diego on Tuesday, November 12, on the topic: “One Organization—Leading Complex Projects through an Integrated Project Organization (IPO).” The PMI PMO Symposium is a highly regarded conference where PMO executives discuss ideas and solutions in the hottest topics concerning project management.

Read more: PMI PMO Symposium site

Professor Ginny Greiman profiled on Distance Education blog

November 1st, 2010 in Ginny Greiman, MET News

Administrative Sciences Professor Ginny Greiman was profiled on the Distance Education blog: Online Faculty Spotlight: Ginny Greiman