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MBA-PM Course Schedule

Spring 2015 and Global Learning Opportunities (GLO)

  • The course schedule is subject to change.
  • Each course is 3 semester hours of credit.
  • The program reserves the right to extend courses by one week if class is canceled due to extenuating circumstances (such as inclement weather).
  • View important registration details for Spring 2015 (including deadlines) on the Registration Information page.
  • Download and print the Spring 2015 schedule.
  • The university has moved to a new course numbering system. The old numbers will follow the new course number (e.g., MBA:8110 (6N:211)Marketing Management).
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Cedar Rapids Courses

MBA-PM courses in Cedar Rapids are conducted at the Cedar Rapids Center at 221 2nd Ave. SE, Suite 300.

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Core MBA:8110 (6N:211 EXC) Marketing Management

Instructor: Alice Wang
Wednesdays
January 21 – April 15
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8120 (6N:212 EXC) Management in Organizations

Instructor: TBA
Thursdays
January 22 – April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8140 (6N:215 EXC) Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Kris Gulick
Wednesdays
January 21 – April 15
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core MBA:8150 (6N:216 EXC) Business Analytics

Instructor: Sam Burer
Tuesdays
January 20 – April 14
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8160 (6N:213 EXC) Managerial Economics

Instructor: Don Szeszycki
Thursdays
January 22 – April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core MBA:8180 (6N:225 EXC) Managerial Finance

Instructor: Amrita Nain
Tuesdays
January 20 – April 14
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303 6N:215 (MBA:8140) or an undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance

Core MBA:8190 (6N:229 EXC) Operations Management

Instructor: Barry Thomas
Mondays
January 26 – April 20
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

Core MBA:8210 (6N:223 EXC) Global Business Strategy
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Mikhail Grachev
Fridays & Saturdays
April 24 - May 16
Fridays:
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
304 6N:212 (MBA:8120)

Core MBA:8300 (6N:240 EXC) Strategic Management & Policy

Instructor: Gary Gaeth
Mondays
January 26 – April 20
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301 6N:211 (MBA:8110), 6N:215 (MBA:8140), 6N:216 (MBA:8150), 6N:225 (MBA:8180), 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

Elective ENTR:9700 (6T:292 EXC) Entrepreneurship: Business Consulting

Instructor: Lee Eilers
Thursdays
January 22 – April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
304
Elective FIN:9010 (6F:205 EXC) Risk Management

Instructor: Erik Lie
Tuesdays
January 20 – April 14
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
302 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Elective MGMT:9110 (6J:256 EXC) Dynamics of Negotiations

Instructor: Brady Firth
Wednesdays
January 21 – April 15
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
304
Elective MGMT:9120 (6J:223 EXC) Leadership & Personal Development

Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Tuesdays & Thursdays
April 21 - May 14
Saturday
May 2
Tuesdays & Thursdays:
6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
303
Elective MKTG:9340 (6M:254 EXC) Customer Analysis

Instructor: D.J. Nayakankuppam
Wednesdays & Saturdays
April 22 - May 16
Wednesdays:
6:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
302 6N:211 (MBA:8110)

Elective MSCI:9110 (6K:217 EXC) Advanced Analytics

Instructor: Qihang Lin
Mondays
January 26 – April 20
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
302 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate program. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.
Elective MSCI:9120 (6K:292 EXC) Supply Chain Management

Instructor: Jennifer Blackhurst
Thursdays
January 22 – April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
302 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

Elective MSCI:9185 (6K:285 EXC) Project Management

Instructor: George Hollins
Mondays & Wednesdays
April 22, 27, and 29; May 4, 6, 11, and 13
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays:
April 25 & May 2
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
301
Elective MSCI:9210 (6K:227 EXC) Intro to Modeling with Visual Basic Application

Instructor: Patrick Johanns
Wednesdays
January 21 – April 15
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
302 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate program. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.

Des Moines Courses

MBA-PM courses in Des Moines are conducted at the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center at 1200 Grand Ave.

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Core MBA:8110 (6N:211 EXD) Marketing Management

Instructor: Tom Walsh
Thursdays
January 22 – April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328
Core MBA:8120 (6N:212 EXD) Management in Organizations

Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Tuesdays
January 20 – April 14
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328
Core MBA:8140 (6N:215 EXD) Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Roy Pettibone
Tuesdays
January 20 – April 14
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8150 (6N:216 EXD) Business Analytics

Instructor: Rick Jerz
Mondays
January 26 - April 20
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328
Core MBA:8160 (6N:213 EXD) Managerial Economics

Instructor: TBA
Wednesdays
January 21 - April 15
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308
Core MBA:8180 (6N:225 EXD) Managerial Finance

Instructor: Dave Mauer
Wednesdays
January 21 - April 15
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328 6N:215 (MBA:8140) or an undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance

Core MBA:8300 (6N:240 EXD) Strategic Management & Policy

Instructor: Gary Gaeth
Mondays
January 26 - April 20
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308 6N:211 (MBA:8110), 6N:215 (MBA:8140), 6N:216 (MBA:8150), 6N:225 (MBA:8180), 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

Core MBA:8190 (6N:229 EXD) Operations Management

Instructor: Patrick Johanns
Mondays
January 26 - April 20
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

Core MBA:8210 (6N:223 EXD) Global Business Strategy

Instructor: Dimy Doresca
Thursdays
January 22 – April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301 6N:212 (MBA:8120)

Elective ENTR:9400 (6T:246 EXD) Evaluating Innovation Opportunities

Instructor: David Hensley
Wednesdays
January 21 - April 15
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Elective FIN:9150 (6F:206 EXD) Financial Modeling & Firm Valuation

Instructor: Dirk Laschansky
Thursdays
January 22 – April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Elective MGMT:9210 (6J:232 EXD) Law and Ethics

Instructor: TBA
Tuesdays
January 20 – April 14
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308
Elective MGMT:9220 (06J:235 EXD) Maximizing Team Performance
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Gale Mote
Fridays & Saturdays
April 24 - May 16
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
301
Elective MKTG:9190 (6M:235 EXD) International Marketing
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Cathy Cole
Fridays & Saturdays
April 24 - May 16
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
308 6N:211 (MBA:8110)

Iowa City Courses

Unless otherwise noted, MBA-PM courses in Iowa City are conducted at the John Pappajohn Business Building, 21 E. Market Street.

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Core FIN: 9350 (6F:207 EXP) Wealth Management
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Jeff Hart
Mondays and Thursdays
April 23 – May 11
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
C435 PC 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Core MGMT:9110 (6J:256 EXP) Dynamics of Negotiations

Instructor: Brady Firth
Tuesdays
January 20 – March 10
6:30 - 9:50 p.m.
C425 PC

Quad Cities Courses

MBA-PM courses in the Quad Cities are conducted at the Palmer College of Chiropractic Center at 1000 Brady Street in Davenport.
BJPH = B.J. Palmer Hall
CBD = Center for Business Development in the Campus Center building
VAPH = Vickie Anne Palmer Hall

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Core MBA:8120 (6N:212 EXQ) Management in Organizations

Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Wednesdays
January 21 - April 15
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201
Core MBA:8140 (6N:215 EXQ) Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Roy Pettibone
Thursdays
January 22 – April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201
Core MBA:8160 (6N:213 EXQ) Managerial Economics

Instructor: TBA
Mondays
January 26 - April 20
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201
Core MBA:8190 (6N:229 EXQ) Operations Management

Instructor: TBA
Tuesdays
January 20 – April 14
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

Elective FIN:9220 (6F:216 EXQ) Fixed Income Securities

Instructor: Jeff Hart
Mondays
January 26 - April 20
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P202 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Elective MGMT:9091 (6J:231 EXQ) Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Bodi Vasi
Fridays & Saturdays
April 24 - May 16
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Center for Business Development
Elective MKTG:9320 (6M:252 EXQ) Strategic Brand Positioning
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: John Murry
Fridays & Saturdays
April 24 - May 16
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
P201 6N:211 (MBA:8110)

Elective MSCI:9110 (6K:217 EXQ) Advanced Analytics*

Instructor: Dan Conway
Thursdays
January 22 – April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P202 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

Web/Alternative Format Courses

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Elective MGMT:7900 (6J:205 EXW) Competitive Strategy

Instructor: Rich McCarty
Wednesdays
January 21 - April 15
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
Online Participation is expected in weekly online class sessions.
Elective MKTG:9010 (6M:238 EXW) Digital Marketing Strategies & Analytics

Instructors: Gary Gaeth & Goutam Chakraborty
January 20 – April 16 Online This online course will NOT have required weekly class sessions. Instead the course will be delivered using recorded lectures, cases, applied projects, and discussion boards. The course can be accessed throughout the week at the student’s choice of time; however assignments will be due throughout the semester on specific dates.

Spring 2015 Intersession Courses

Location & Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Cedar Rapids
Core
MBA:8210 (6N:223 EXC) Global Business Strategy

Instructor: Mikhail Grachev
Fridays & Saturdays
April 24 - May 16
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
304 6N:212 (MBA:8120)

Des Moines
Elective
MGMT:9220 (06J:235 EXD) Maximizing Team Performance

Instructor: Gale Mote
Fridays & Saturdays
April 24 – May 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:30 pm
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 pm
301
Des Moines
Elective
MKTG:9190 (6M:235 EXD) International Marketing

Instructor: Cathy Cole
Fridays & Saturdays
April 24 – May 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:30 pm
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 pm
308 6N:211 (MBA:8110)

Iowa City
Elective
FIN:9350 (6F:207 EXP) Wealth Management

Instructor: Jeff Hart
Mondays and Thursdays
April 23 – May 11
6:00 - 9:30 pm
C435 PC 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Prework will be required, including 20 hours of recorded lectures.
Quad Cities
Elective
MGMT:9091 (6J:231 EXQ) Corporate Social Responsibility & SustainabilityLL

Instructor: Bodi Vasi
Fridays & Saturdays
April 24 – May 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:30 pm
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 pm
Center for Business Development
Quad Cities
Elective
MKTG:9320 (6M:252 EXQ) Strategic Brand Postioning

Instructor: John Murry
Fridays & Saturdays
April 24 – May 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:30 pm
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 pm
P201 6N:211 (MBA:8110)

Global Learning Opportunity (GLO)

This 3-semester hour course can be used as an elective or as a substitute for MBA:8210 (6N:223) Global Business Strategy, a required core course.

Applications and complete details will be sent out mid-fall and available here: tippie.uiowa.edu/mbapm/current/global.cfm.

GLO Participation Priority:

  1. Admitted students who have not completed a GLO previously
  2. Admitted students repeating the experience
  3. Pre-MBAs

The time stamp in EMBARC will be used for determining date of application. However, enrollment via EMBARC is not sufficient to reserve your seat; a complete online application must be submitted by the Priority Deadline of December 19 at 5 pm in addition to enrollment in EMBARC. If spaces remain at that time, they will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

MBA: 8500 (6N:235 EXA) Seminar in International Business: Going & Growing Global in the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary
Instructor: Mikhail Grachev
Tentative Dates: May 17-24
There will also be a class session scheduled for a Sunday in April.