Category: Ginny Greiman
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.
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.
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.
Assistant 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.
WAER 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.
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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.
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.
Virginia 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.
Assistant 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
Administrative Sciences Professor Ginny Greiman was profiled on the Distance Education blog: Online Faculty Spotlight: Ginny Greiman