Current Students

MBA-PM Course Schedule

Fall & Winter 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 Fall 2015 (including deadlines) on the Registration Information page.
  • Download and print the Fall 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).
Browse courses by location or session:  

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
Mondays
August 24 – November 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8120 (6N:212 EXC) Management in Organizations

Instructor: Amy Kristof-Brown
Tuesdays
August 25 - November 10
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8140 (6N:215 EXC) Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Mark Penno
Mondays
August 24 – November 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core MBA:8150 (6N:216 EXC) Business Analytics

Instructor: Patrick Johanns
Wednesdays
August 26 – November 11
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core MBA:8160 (6N:213 EXC) Managerial Economics

Instructor: Don Szeszycki
Thursdays
August 27 – November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8180 (6N:225 EXC) Managerial Finance

Instructor: Igor Osobor
Tuesdays
August 25 - November 10
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303 MBA:8140 (6N:215) or undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance

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

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

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

Instructor: Mikhail Grachev
Mondays
August 24 – November 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
304
Core MBA:8300 (6N:240 EXC) Strategic Management & Policy

Instructor: Gary Gaeth
Wednesdays
August 26 – November 11
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301 MBA:8110 (6N:211), MBA:8140 (6N:215), MBA:8150 (6N:216), MBA:8180 (6N:225), MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Elective ENTR:9100 (6T:220 EXC) Entrepreneurship & Innovation
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Kurt Haier
Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays
November 18, 21, 30
December 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 19
Mondays & Wednesdays:
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
301
Elective FIN:9300 (6F:215 EXC) Corporate Investment & Financing Decisions
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Shagun Pant
Thursdays & Saturdays
November 19, 21
December 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19
Thursdays:
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
304 MBA:8180 (6N:225)

Elective MGMT:7900 (6J:231 EXC) Contemporary Topics in Management & Organizations: Effective Managerial Communication
(Winter Session Course)

Instructor: Patrick Highland
Start Date: December 28
End Date: January 15
In-person class dates:
January 5, 6, 13, 14, 15
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
303 Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MGMT:9091 (6J:231 EXC) Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability
(Winter Session Course)

Instructor: Ion Vasi
Start Date: December 28
End Date: January 15
In-person class dates:
January 11-15
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
301 Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MGMT:9120 (6J:262 EXC) Leadership & Personal Development

Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Thursdays
August 27 – November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Elective MGMT:9220 (6J:235 EXC) Maximizing Team Performance
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Gale Mote
Thursday, Fridays & Saturdays, November 20, 21
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 17, 19
Thursday & Fridays:
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
303
Elective MGMT:9270 (6J:227 EXC) Human Resource Management

Instructor: Kevin Keith
Tuesdays
August 25 - November 10
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
304
Elective MKTG:9150 (6M:223 EXC) Brand Management
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: John Murry
Fridays & Saturdays
November 20, 21
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
302 MBA:8110 (6N:211)

Elective MSCI:6060 Data Programming with R

Instructor: Kirk Phillips
Tuesdays
August 25 - November 10
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
302 Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate program. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.
Elective MSCI:6100 Text Analytics

Instructor: Qihang Lin
Thursdays
August 27 – November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
302 MSCI:9100 or MBA:8150 (6N:216) and MSCI:9110 (6K:217) and MSCI:9060 or MSCI:6060

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

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

Instructor: Roy Pettibone
Tuesdays
August 25 – November 10
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8150 (6N:216 EXD) Business Analytics

Instructor: Rick Jerz
Mondays
August 24 – November 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8160 (6N:213 EXD) Managerial Economics

Instructor: A'amer Farooqi
Thursdays
August 27 – November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8180 (6N:225 EXD) Managerial Finance

Instructor: Igor Osobor
Thursdays
August 27 – November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308 MBA:8140 (6N:215) or undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance

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

Instructor: Timothy Lowe
Mondays
August 24 – November 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328 MBA:8150 (6N:216)

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

Instructor: Marketa Sonkova
Tuesdays
August 25 – November 10
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328
Core MBA:8300 (6N:240 EXD) Strategic Management & Policy

Instructor: Gary Gaeth
Wednesdays
August 26 – November 11
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:9310 (6F:218 EXD) Corporate Financial Strategy

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

Elective MGMT:9090 (6J:230 EXD) Influence and Constructive Persuasion
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Patrick Highland
Fridays & Saturdays
November 20, 21
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
301
Elective MGMT:9091 (6J:231 EXD) Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Adam Hammes
Fridays & Saturdays
November 20, 21
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
308
Elective MGMT:9130 (6J:263 EXD) Strategic Management of Change
(Winter Session Course)

Instructor: Sara Rynes-Weller
Start Date: January 4
End Date: January 22
In-person class dates:
January 4, 5, 6, 11, 12
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
328 MBA:8120 (6N:212)

Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MKTG:9300 (6M:250 EXD) Applied Market Research

Instructor: Rob Rouwenhorst
Mondays
August 24 – November 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308 MBA:8110 (6N:211) and MBA:8150 (6N:216)

Elective MSCI:9120 (6K:292 EXD) Supply Chain Management

Instructor: Jennifer Blackhurst
CANCELLED 308 MBA:8190 (6N:229)

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

Instructors: Phil Jones & Tom Bednar
Start Date: December 28
End Date: January 15
In-person class dates:
January 4-8
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
308 MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MSCI: 9230 Database Systems

Instructor: Xun Zhou
Mondays
August 24 – November 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
201 Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate program. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.

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: Jim Chaffee
Mondays
August 24 – November 16
5:30 - 8:50 p.m.
C425 Pomerantz Center This course is held in conjunction with the Full-Time MBA program.

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
Tuesdays
August 25 – November 10
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201
Core MBA:8150 (6N:216 EXQ) Business Analytics

Instructor: Daniel Conway
Thursdays
August 27 – November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P202
Core MBA:8180 (6N:225 EXQ) Managerial Finance

Instructor: Jeffrey Hart
Thursdays
August 27 – November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201 MBA:8140 (6N:215) or undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance

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

Instructor: Dimy Doresca
Mondays
August 24 – November 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P202 MBA:8120 (6N:212)

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

Instructor: Gary Gaeth
Wednesdays
August 26 – November 11
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P202 MBA:8110 (6N:211), MBA:8140 (6N:215), MBA:8150 (6N:216), MBA:8180 (6N:225), MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Elective FIN:9350 (6F:207 EXQ) Wealth Management

Instructor: Jeffrey Hart
Tuesdays
August 25 – November 10
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P202 MBA:8180 (6N:225)

Elective MGMT:9120 (6J:262 EXQ) Leadership and Personal Development
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Fridays & Saturdays
November 20, 21
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
P201
Elective MSCI:9120 (6K:292 EXQ) Supply Chain Management

Instructor: Jennifer Blackhurst
Mondays
August 24 – November 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
Center for Business Development MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Elective MSCI:9130 (6K:293 EXQ) Seminar in LEAN Practices (Lean Academy)
(Winter Session Course)

Instructors: Jeff Ohlmann & Patrick Johanns
Start Date: January 4
End Date: January 22
In-person class dates:
January 11-15
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
TBD MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions

Web/Alternative Format Courses

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

Instructor: Rich McCarty
Thursdays
August 27 – November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
Online Participation is expected in online class sessions.

Fall 2015 Intersession Courses

Location & Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Cedar Rapids
Elective
ENTR:9100 (6T:220 EXC) Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Instructor: Kurt Haier
Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays
November 18, 21, 30
December 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 19
Mondays & Wednesdays:
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
301
Cedar Rapids
Elective
FIN:9300 (6F:215 EXC) Corporate Investment & Financing Decisions

Instructor: Shagun Pant
Thursdays & Saturdays
November 19, 21
December 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19
Thursdays:
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
304 MBA:8180 (6N:225)

Cedar Rapids
Elective
MGMT:9220 (6J:235 EXC) Maximizing Team Performance

Instructor: Gale Mote
Thursday, Fridays & Saturdays, November 20, 21, December 4, 5, 11, 12, 17, 19
Thursday & Fridays:
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
303
Cedar Rapids
Elective
MKTG:9150 (6M:223 EXC) Brand Management

Instructor: John Murry
Fridays & Saturdays
November 20, 21
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
302 MBA:8110 (6N:211)

Des Moines
Elective
MGMT:9090 (6J:230 EXD) Influence and Constructive Persuasion

Instructor: Patrick Highland
Fridays & Saturdays
November 20, 21
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
301
Des Moines
Elective
MGMT:9091 (6J:231 EXD) Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability

Instructor: Adam Hammes
Fridays & Saturdays
November 20, 21
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
308
Quad Cities
Elective
MGMT:9120 (6J:262 EXQ) Leadership and Personal Development

Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Fridays & Saturdays
November 20, 21
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
Fridays:
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
P201

Winter Session Courses

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Elective MGMT:7900 (6J:231 EXC) Contemporary Topics in Management & Organizations: Effective Managerial Communication

Instructor: Patrick Highland
Start Date: December 28
End Date: January 15
In-person class dates:
January 5, 6, 13, 14, 15
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
303 Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MGMT:9091 (6J:231 EXC) Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability

Instructor: Ion Vasi
Start Date: December 28
End Date: January 15
In-person class dates:
January 11-15
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
301 Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MGMT:9130 (6J:263 EXD) Strategic Management of Change

Instructor: Sara Rynes-Weller
Start Date: January 4
End Date: January 22
In-person class dates:
January 4, 5, 6, 11, 12
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
328 MBA:8120 (6N:212)

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 & Tom Bednar
Start Date: December 28
End Date: January 15
In-person class dates:
January 4-8
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
308 MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions
Elective MSCI:9130 (6K:293 EXQ) Seminar in LEAN Practices (Lean Academy) Coordinator: 1649579

Instructors: Jeff Ohlmann & Patrick Johanns
Start Date: January 4
End Date: January 22
In-person class dates:
January 11-15
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
TBD MBA:8190 (6N:229)

Students will complete coursework outside of in-person class sessions

Global Learning Opportunity (GLO)

These 3-semester hour courses 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 in July and are 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-MBA students

A complete online application must be submitted by the Priority Deadline of August 1 at 5 p.m. You will receive notification of your enrollment the week of August 3. Our office will enter your GLO course request into ISIS on your behalf in October which will show up on your November U-Bill.

MBA: 8500 (6N:235 EXL) Seminar in International Business: Going & Growing Global in Argentina/Uruguay
Instructor: Frank Rydzewski
Tentative Dates: January 3-10
Required Pre-Departure Class Session in Iowa City: Sunday, December 6, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

MBA: 8500 (6N:235 EXG) Seminar in International Business: Going & Growing Global in China/Hong Kong
Instructor: Michail Grachev
Tentative Dates: January 9-17
Required Pre-Departure Class Session in Iowa City: Sunday, December 6, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm