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MBA-PM Course Schedule

Fall & Winter 2014 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 Fall 2014 (including deadlines) on the Registration Information page.
  • Download and print the Fall 2014 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: Robert Cline
Wednesdays
August 27 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core MBA:8120 (6N:212 EXC) Management in Organizations

Instructor: Eean Crawford
Tuesdays
August 26 - November 11
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8140 (6N:215 EXC) Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Mark Penno
Mondays
August 25 - November 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core MBA:8150 (6N:216 EXC) Business Analytics

Instructor: Patrick Johanns
Thursdays
August 28 - November 20
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8160 (6N:213 EXC) Managerial Economics

Instructor: Stacey Brook
Thursdays
August 28 - November 13
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
302
Core MBA:8180 (6N:225 EXC) Managerial Finance

Instructor: Jeffrey Hart
Thursdays
August 28 - November 13
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
304 MBA:8140 (6N:215) or undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance

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

Instructor: Patrick Johanns
Mondays
August 25 - November 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301 MBA:8150 (6N:216)

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

Instructor: Mikhail Grachev
Wednesdays
August 27 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8300 (6N:240 EXC) Strategic Management & Policy

Instructor: Scott Arneson
Mondays
August 25 - November 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
304 MBA:8110 (6N:211), MBA:8140 (6N:215), MBA:8150 (6N:216), MBA:8180 (6N:225), MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Elective ENTR:9400 (6T:246 EXC) Evaluating Innovation Opportunities
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Lee Eilers
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Saturdays
November 19, December 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17
Mondays & Wednesdays:
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
302
Elective FIN:9310 (6F:218 EXC) Corporate Financial Strategy

Instructor: Yiming Qian
Tuesdays
August 26 - November 11
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303 MBA:8180 (6N:225)

Elective MGMT:7850 (6J:268 EXC) Managing Through Constructive Persuasion

Instructor: Patrick Highland
Start Date: December 29
End Date: January 16
In-person class dates: December 29, 30, January 3, 15, 16
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
302 Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MGMT:9220 (6J:235 EXC) Maximizing Team Performance
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Gale Mote
Fridays & Saturdays
November 21, 22, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
301
Elective MGMT:9220 (6J:235 EXR) Maximizing Team Performance

Instructor: Gale Mote
Fridays & Saturdays
October 3, 4, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, November 1
Fridays:
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
303
Elective MGMT:9230 (6J:242 EXC) Managing and Preventing Conflict

Instructor: Kevin Keith
Start Date: December 29
End Date: January 16
In-person class dates: January 12-16
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
301 Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MKTG:9330 (6M:253 EXC) Product and Pricing
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: John Murry
Wednesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays
November 19, 21, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Wednesdays & Fridays:
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
304 MBA:8110 (6N:211)

Elective MSCI:9130 (6K:293 EXC) Seminar in LEAN Practices (Lean Academy)

Instructors: Patrick Johanns & Jeffrey Ohlmann
Start Date: December 29
End Date: January 16
In-person class dates: January 5-9
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
303 MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions

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
Wednesdays
August 27 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328
Core MBA:8120 (6N:212 EXD) Management in Organizations

Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Tuesdays
August 26 - November 11
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328
Core MBA:8140 (6N:215 EXD) Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Roy Pettibone
Thursdays
August 28 - November 13
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8150 (6N:216 EXD) Business Analytics

Instructor: Richard Jerz
Mondays
August 25 - November 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328
Core MBA:8160 (6N:213 EXD) Managerial Economics

Instructor: Donald Szeszycki
Thursdays
August 28 - November 13
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308
Core MBA:8180 (6N:225 EXD) Managerial Finance

Instructor: David Mauer
Thursdays
August 28 - November 13
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328 MBA:8140 (6N:215) or undergraduate cource in financial accounting or finance

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

Instructor: Barrett Thomas
Tuesdays
August 26 - November 11
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301 MBA:8150 (6N:216)

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

Instructor: Dimy Doresca
Mondays
August 25 - November 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8300 (6N:240 EXD) Strategic Management & Policy

Instructor: Bob Stahlin
Mondays
August 25 - November 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308 MBA:8110 (6N:211), MBA:8140 (6N:215), MBA:8150 (6N:216), MBA:8180 (6N:225), MBA:8190 (6N:229)

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

Instructor: Matt Trosper
Wednesdays
August 27 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301 MBA:8180 (6N:225)

Elective MGMT:7900 (6J: 205 EXD) Effective Managerial Communication
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Patrick Highland
Fridays & Saturdays
November 21, 22, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
301
Elective MGMT:8120 (6J:262 EXD) Leadership and Professional Development
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Fridays & Saturdays
November 21, 22, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
328
Elective MGMT:9270 (6J:227 EXD) Human Resource Management

Instructor: Kevin Keith
Tuesdays
August 26 - November 11
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308
Elective MKTG:9350 (6M:255 EXD) Marketing Communications

Instructor: Alice Wang
Fridays & Saturdays
August 30, 31, September 20, 21, October 4, 5, 18, 19
Fridays:
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
308 MBA:8110 (6N:211)

Elective MSCI:9130 (6K:293 EXD) Seminar in LEAN Practices (Lean Academy)

Instructors: Phil Jones & Thomas Bednar
Start Date: December 29
End Date: January 16
In-person class dates: January 5-9
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
301 MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions

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
Elective MSCI:9210 (6K:227 EXP) Introduction to Modeling with VBA

Instructor: James Chaffee
Mondays
August 25 - November 17
6:30 - 9:50 p.m.
(No class 9/1)
207

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:8110 (6N:211 EXQ) Marketing Management

Instructor: Tom Walsh
Mondays
August 25 - November 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201
Core MBA:8150 (6N:216 EXQ) Business Analytics

Instructor: Daniel Conway
Thursdays
August 28 - November 13
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201
Core MBA:8180 (6N:225 EXQ) Managerial Finance

Instructor: Amrita Nain
Thursdays
August 28 - November 13
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
Center for Business Development MBA:8140 (6N:215) or undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance

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

Instructor: Dimy Doresca
Wednesdays
August 27 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201
Core MBA:8300 (6N:240 EXQ) Strategic Management & Policy

Instructor: Jon Gray
Mondays
August 25 - November 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
(No class 9/1)
Center for Business Development MBA:8110 (6N:211), MBA:8140 (6N:215), MBA:8150 (6N:216), MBA:8180 (6N:225), MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Elective ENTR:9400 (6T:246 EXQ) Evaluating Innovation Opportunities
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Kurt Heiar
Fridays & Saturdays
November 21, 22, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Center for Business Development
Elective MGMT:9220 (6J:235 EXQ) Maximizing Team Performance

Instructor: Gale Mote
Start Date: December 29
End Date: January 16
In-person class dates: January 5, 6, 7, 12, 13
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
VAPH Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MGMT:9250 (6J:244 EXQ) Managing Employee Performance

Instructor: Maria Kraimer
Tuesdays
August 26 - November 11
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201 MBA:8120 (6N:212) or previous coursework in management or organizational behavior/development

Elective MSCI:9135 (6K:291 EXQ) Strategy Deployment
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Joy Donald
Fridays & Saturdays
November 21, 22, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
P201

Web/Alternative Format Courses

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Elective ENTR:9500 (6T:250 EXW) Managing a Growth Business

Instructor: Rich McCarty
Wednesdays
August 27 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
Participation is expected in online class sessions
Elective MSCI:9210 (6K:227 EXW) Introduction to Modeling with VBA

Instructor: Warren Boe
Tuesdays
August 26 - November 18
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
One in-person class will be held at each site (6:00-7:30 p.m.): Tuesday, Aug. 19, Quad Cities (Room P202); Wednesday, Aug. 20, Cedar Rapids (Room 301), Thursday, August 21, Des Moines (Room 308)
Participation is expected in online class sessions

Fall 2014 Intersession Courses

Location & Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Cedar Rapids
Elective
ENTR:9400 (6T:246 EXC) Evaluating Innovation Opportunities

Instructor: Lee Eilers
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Saturdays
November 19, December 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17
Mondays & Wednesdays:
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
302
Cedar Rapids
Elective
MGMT:9220 (6J:235 EXC) Maximizing Team Performance

Instructor: Gale Mote
Fridays & Saturdays
November 21, 22, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
301
Cedar Rapids
Elective
MKTG:9330 (6M:253 EXC) Product and Pricing

Instructor: John Murry
Wednesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays
November 19, 21, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Wednesdays & Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
304 MBA:8110 (6N:211)

Des Moines
Elective
MGMT:7900 (6J:205 EXD) Effective Managerial Communication

Instructor: Patrick Highland
Fridays & Saturdays
November 21, 22, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
301
Des Moines
Elective
MGMT:8120 (6J:262 EXD) Leadership and Professional Development

Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Fridays & Saturdays
November 21, 22, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
328
Quad Cities
Elective
ENTR:9400 (6T:246 EXQ) Evaluating Innovation Opportunities

Instructor: Kurt Heiar
Fridays & Saturdays
November 21, 22, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Center for Business Development
Quad Cities
Elective
MSCI:9135 (6K:291 EXQ) Strategy Deployment

Instructor: Joy Donald
Fridays & Saturdays
November 21, 22, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
P201

Winter session Courses

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Elective MGMT:7850 (6J:268 EXC) Managing Through Constructive Persuasion

Instructor: Patrick Highland
Start Date: December 29
End Date: January 16
In-person class dates: December 29, 30, January 3, 15, 16
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
302 Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MGMT:9230 (6J:242 EXC) Managing and Preventing Conflict

Instructor: Kevin Keith
Start Date: December 29
End Date: January 16
In-person class dates: January 12-16
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
301 Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MSCI:9130 (6K:293 EXC) Seminar in LEAN Practices (Lean Academy)

Instructors: Patrick Johanns & Jeffrey Ohlmann
Start Date: December 29
End Date: January 16
In-person class dates: January 5-9
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
303 MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MSCI:9130 (6K:293 EXD) Seminar in LEAN Practices (Lean Academy)

Instructors: Phil Jones & Thomas Bednar
Start Date: December 29
End Date: January 16
In-person class dates: January 5-9
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
301 MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MGMT:9220 (6J:235 EXQ) Maximizing Team Performance

Instructor: Gale Mote
Start Date: December 29
End Date: January 16
In-person class dates: January 5, 6, 7, 12, 13
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
VAPH Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions

Global Learning Opportunity (GLO)

GLO Participation Prioritization:

  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 one month after the application is released. in addition to enrollment in EMBARC.  You will receive notification of your enrollment the week of August 3rd.  If spaces remain at that time, they will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Applications and complete details will be available mid July at tippie.uiowa.edu/mbapm/current/global.cfm.

MBA: 8500 (6N:235 EXA) Seminar in International Business: Going & Growing Global in the United Arab Emirates
Instructor: Dimy Doresca
Tentative Dates: January 10-17 (depart U.S. on January 9)
There will also be a class session on Sunday, December 7, in Iowa City.

MBA: 8500 (6N:235 EXA) Seminar in International Business: Going & Growing Global in Chile/Argentina
Instructor: Frank Rydzewski
Tentative Dates: January 4-11 (depart U.S. on January 3)
There will also be a class session on Sunday, December 7, in Iowa City.