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MBA-PM Course Schedule

Fall 2012, Fall Intersession, Winter 2012, and Global Learning Opportunities (GLO)

  • The course schedule is subject to change.
  • Each course is 3 semester hours of credit.
  • MBA-PM courses will not meet September 3 (Labor Day).
  • 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 2012 (including deadlines) on the Registration Information page.
  • Download and print the Fall 2012 schedule.
  • The university is moving to a new course numbering system. The new numbers will follow the old course number (i.e., 6N:211 Marketing Management will also display as MBA:8110).
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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 6N:211 EXC (MBA:8110)
Marketing Management


Instructor: Bob Cline
Wednesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core 6N:212 EXC (MBA:8120)
Management in Organizations


Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters
Tuesdays
August 21 - November 6
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303 room change
Core 6N:213 EXC (MBA:8160)
Managerial Economics


Instructor: Don Szeszycki
Tuesdays
August 21 - November 6
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301 room change
Core 6N:215 EXC (MBA:8140)
Corporate Financial Reporting


Instructor: Mark Penno
Thursdays
August 23 - November 8
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core 6N:216 EXC (MBA:8150)
Business Analytics


Instructor: Phil Barnes
Mondays
August 20 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
(No class Monday, Sept. 3)
303
Core 6N:223 (MBA:8210)
Global Business Strategy

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Mikhail Grachev
Fridays & Saturdays
Nov. 16 & 17, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Dec. 7 & 8, 14 & 15
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
301
Core 6N:225 EXC (MBA:8180)
Managerial Finance


Instructor: Art Durnev
Thursdays
August 23 - November 8
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core 6N:229 EXC (MBA:8190)
Operations Management


Instructor: Tim Lowe
Wednesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

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


Coordinator: Gary Gaeth
Instructors: Todd Patterson & Scott Arneson
Mondays
August 20 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
(No class Monday, Sept. 3)
301 6N:211 (MBA:8110), 6N:215 (MBA:8140), 6N:216 (MBA:8150), 6N:225 (MBA:8180), & 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

Elective 6F:215 EXC (FIN:9300)
Corporate Investment & Financing Decisions

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Amrita Nain
Mondays & Thursdays
Nov. 15, 26, 29, Dec. 3, 6, 10, 13
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays: Dec. 1, 8
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
304 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

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


Instructor: Timothy Sieck
Tuesdays
August 21 - November 6
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
304 room change
Elective 6J:268 EXC (MGMT:7850)
Seminar in Management (Management through Constructive Persuasion)

(Winter [January] Course)

Instructor: Patrick Highland
In Person Dates:
Monday - Wednesday, Dec. 17 - 19, Saturday, Jan. 5, Saturday, Jan. 12
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
303
Elective 6K:285 EXC (MSCI:9185) Project Management
(Intersession Course)

Instructor: George Hollins
Dates: Mondays, November 19 & 26
Tuesdays, November 20 & 27
Thursday, November 29
Saturdays, December 1 & 15
Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursday, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
302
Elective 6K:293 EXC (MSCI:9130)
Seminar in Lean Practices (Lean Academy)

(Winter [January] Course)

Instructors: Barrett Thomas & Ann Campbell
Dates:
December 31 - January 18
In Person Dates:
Monday - Friday, January 7 - 11
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
303 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

Students will complete coursework outside of the in-person class sessions.

Registration requests for 6K:293 will be prioritized according to the number of completed courses through the end of Summer 2012 and the date/time of the registration request. Admitted students will need to make their 6K:293 registration request on the first day of admitted student Fall registration on June 4 no later than midnight. 6K:293 registration requests received after midnight on June 4 will be processed in the order in which they are received
Elective 6M:235 EXC (MKTG:9190)
International Marketing

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Mark Winkler
Wednesdays & Saturdays
Nov. 14 & 17, Nov. 28 & Dec. 1, Dec. 5 & 8, 12 & 15
Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
302 6N:211 (MBA:8110) or previous marketing coursework or significant work experience in marketing

Elective 6T:246 EXC (ENTR:9400)
Evaluating Innovation Opportunities (formerly Strategic Management of Innovation & Technology)


Instructor: Lynn Allendorf
Wednesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
302

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 6N:211 EXD (MBA:8110)
Marketing Management


Instructor: Bob Cline
Thursdays
August 23 - November 8
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308
Core 6N:212 EXD (MBA:8120)
Management in Organizations


Instructor: Dennis Schrag
Thursdays
August 23 - October 25
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
Class will also meet 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8
328
Core 6N:213 EXD (MBA:8160)
Managerial Economics


Instructor: Stacey Brook
Thursdays
August 16 - November 8
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
(No class August 30)
301
Core 6N:215 EXD (MBA:8140)
Corporate Financial Reporting


Instructor: Roy Pettibone
Wednesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core 6N:216 EXD (MBA:8150)
Business Analytics


Instructor: Phil Jones
Tuesdays
August 21 - November 6
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328 room change
Core 6N:223 EXD (MBA:8210)
Global Business Strategy


Instructor: Rajendra Sinha
Mondays
August 20 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
(No class Monday, Sept. 3)
308
Core 6N:225 EXD (MBA:8180)
Managerial Finance


Instructor: Jeffrey Hart
Wednesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308 room change
Core 6N:229 EXD (MBA:8190)
Operations Management


Instructor: Ann Campbell
Tuesdays
August 21 - November 6
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

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


Coordinator: Gary Gaeth
Instructor: Bob Stahlin
Mondays
August 20 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
(No class Monday, Sept. 3)
328 6N:211 (MBA:8110), 6N:215 (MBA:8140), 6N:216 (MBA:8150), 6N:225 (MBA:8180), & 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

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

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: John Spitzer
Fridays & Saturdays
Nov. 16 & 17, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Dec. 7 & 8, 14 & 15
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
308 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

room change
Elective 6J:262 EXD (MGMT:9120)
Leadership & Personal Development

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters
Fridays & Saturdays
Nov. 16 & 17, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Dec. 7 & 8, 14 & 15
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
328
Elective 6K:293 EXD (MSCI:9130)
Seminar in Lean Practices (Lean Academy)

(Winter [January] Course)

Instructors: Phil Jones & Tom Bednar
Dates:
December 31 - January 18
In Person Dates:
Monday - Friday, January 7 - 11
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
328 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

Students will complete coursework outside of the in-person class sessions.

Registration requests for 6K:293 will be prioritized according to the number of completed courses through the end of Summer 2012 and the date/time of the registration request. Admitted students will need to make their 6K:293 registration request on the first day of admitted student Fall registration on June 4 no later than midnight. 6K:293 registration requests received after midnight on June 4 will be processed in the order in which they are received
Elective 6M:232 EXD (MKTG:8120)
Buyer Behavior


Instructor: D.J. Nayakankuppam
Tuesdays
August 21 - November 6
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308 6N:211 (MBA:8110)

room change
Elective 6T:210 EXD (ENTR:9000)
Developing the Professional Service Business


Instructor: Dennis Schrag
Wednesdays
August 22 - October 24
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
Class will also meet 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6
328

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 6J:205 EXP (MGMT:7900)
Contemporary Topics – Ethics & the Law

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Bruce Haupert
Fridays & Saturdays
Nov. 16 & 17, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Dec. 7 & 8, 14 & 15
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
W107 PBB
Elective 6K:227 EXP (MSCI:9210)
Introduction to Modeling with VBA


Instructor: Gautam Pant
Mondays & Wednesdays
August 20 - November 7
6:30 - 8:15 p.m.
No class Monday, Sept. 3
350 Van Allen Hall 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

This class is held in conjunction with the Full-time 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 6N:211 EXQ (MBA:8110)
Marketing Management


Instructor: Cathy Cole
Mondays
August 20 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
(No class Monday, Sept. 3)
P201 BJPH
Core 6N:216 EXQ (MBA:8150)
Business Analytics


Instructor: Sam Burer
Thursdays
August 23 - November 8
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201 BJPH
Core 6N:223 EXQ (MBA:8210)
Global Business Strategy


Instructor: Dimy Doresca
Wednesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201 BJPH
Core 6N:225 EXQ (MBA:8180)
Managerial Finance


Instructor: Jeffrey Hart
Tuesdays
August 21 - November 6
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201 BJPH
Core 6N:240 EXQ (MBA:8300)
Strategic Management & Policy


Coordinator: Gary Gaeth
Instructor: Jon Gray
Mondays
August 20 - November 12
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
(No class Monday, Sept. 3)
4th floor CBD 6N:211 (MBA:8110), 6N:215 (MBA:8140), 6N:216 (MBA:8150), 6N:225 (MBA:8180), & 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

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

(Winter [January] Course)

Instructor: John Gallo
Dates: December 31 - January 18
In Person Dates:
Monday - Friday, January 7 - 11
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fellows Room VAPH 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Students will complete coursework outside of the in-person class sessions.
Elective 6J:227 EXQ (MGMT:9270)
Human Resource Management

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Dennis Schrag
Wednesdays & Saturdays
Nov. 14 & 17, Nov. 28 & Dec. 1, Dec. 5 & 8, 12 & 15
Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
P206 BJPH room change
Elective 6M:231 EXQ (MKTG:9170)
Business to Business Marketing

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Bob Cline
Fridays & Saturdays
Nov. 16 & 17, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Dec. 7 & 8, 14 & 15
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4th floor CBD 6N:211 (MBA:8110) or previous marketing coursework or significant work experience in marketing

Elective 6T:220 EXQ (ENTR:9100)
Entrepreneurship & Innovation

(Intersession Course)

Instructors: David Hensley & Lee Eilers
Thursdays & Saturdays
Nov. 15 & 17, Nov. 29 & Dec. 1, 6 & 8, 13 & 15
Thursdays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
P201 BJPH

Web/Alternative Format Courses

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Elective 6K:227 EXW (MSCI:9210)
Introduction to Modeling with VBA


Instructor: Warren Boe
Tuesdays
September 25 - November 13
6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Participation is expected in instructor moderated class sessions held via the web (Elluminate) beginning Sept. 25.
6N:216 (MBA:8150)

Attendance is also expected at one of the in-person introductory class sessions held by Professor Boe at each site (5:00-6:00 p.m.). Des Moines: Monday, Sept. 17, Room 301; Cedar Rapids: Tuesday, Sept. 18, Room 304; Quad Cities: Wednesday, Sept. 19, Room CC405.

Fall 2012 Intersession Courses

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


Instructor: Mikhail Grachev
Fridays & Saturdays
Nov. 16 & 17, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Dec. 7 & 8, 14 & 15
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
301
Cedar Rapids
Elective
6F:215 EXC (FIN:9300)
Corporate Investment & Financing Decisions


Instructor: Amrita Nain
Mondays & Thursdays
Nov. 15, 26, 29, Dec. 3, 6, 10, 13
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays: Dec. 1, 8
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
304 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

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

Instructor: George Hollins
Dates: Mondays, November 19 & 26
Tuesdays, November 20 & 27
Thursday, November 29
Saturdays, December 1 & 15
Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursday, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
302
Cedar Rapids
Elective
6M:235 EXC (MKTG:9190)
International Marketing


Instructor: Mark Winkler
Wednesdays & Saturdays
Nov. 14 & 17, Nov. 28 & Dec. 1, Dec. 5 & 8, 12 & 15
Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
302 6N:211 (MBA:8110) or previous marketing coursework or significant work experience in marketing

Des Moines
Elective
6F:207 EXD (FIN:9350)
Wealth Management


Instructor: John Spitzer
Fridays & Saturdays
Nov. 16 & 17, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Dec. 7 & 8, 14 & 15
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
301 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Des Moines
Elective
6J:262 EXD (MGMT:9120)
Leadership & Personal Development


Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters
Fridays & Saturdays
Nov. 16 & 17, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Dec. 7 & 8, 14 & 15
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
328
Iowa City
Elective
6J:205 EXP (MGMT:7900)
Contemporary Topics – Ethics & the Law


Instructor: Bruce Haupert
Fridays & Saturdays
Nov. 16 & 17, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Dec. 7 & 8, 14 & 15
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
W107 PBB
Quad Cities
Elective
6J:227 EXQ (MGMT:9270)
Human Resource Management


Instructor: Dennis Schrag
Wednesdays & Saturdays
Nov. 14 & 17, Nov. 28 & Dec. 1, Dec. 5 & 8, 12 & 15
Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
P206 BJPH room change
Quad Cities
Elective
6M:231 EXQ (MKTG:9170)
Business to Business Marketing


Instructor: Bob Cline
Fridays & Saturdays
Nov. 16 & 17, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Dec. 7 & 8, 14 & 15
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4th floor CBD 6N:211 (MBA:8110) or previous marketing coursework or significant work experience in marketing

Quad Cities
Elective
6T:220 EXQ (ENTR:9100)
Entrepreneurship & Innovation


Instructors: David Hensley & Lee Eilers
Thursdays & Saturdays
Nov. 15 & 17, Nov. 29 & Dec. 1, 6 & 8, 13 & 15
Thursdays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
P201 BJPH

Winter 2012 Session Courses

Location & Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Cedar Rapids
Elective
6J:268 EXC (MGMT:7850)
Seminar in Management (Management through Constructive Persuasion)


Instructor: Patrick Highland
Dates: TBD
In Person Dates:
Monday - Wednesday, Dec. 17 - 19, Saturday, Jan. 5, Saturday, Jan. 12
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
303
Cedar Rapids
Elective
6K:293 EXC (MSCI:9130)
Seminar in Lean Practices (Lean Academy)


Instructors: Barrett Thomas & Ann Campbell
Dates:
December 31 - January 18
In Person Dates:
Monday - Friday, January 7 - 11
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
303 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

Students will complete coursework outside of the in-person class sessions.

Registration requests for 6K:293 will be prioritized according to the number of completed courses through the end of Summer 2012 and the date/time of the registration request. Admitted students will need to make their 6K:293 registration request on the first day of admitted student Fall registration on June 4 no later than midnight. 6K:293 registration requests received after midnight on June 4 will be processed in the order in which they are received
Des Moines
Elective
6K:293 EXD (MSCI:9130)
Seminar in Lean Practices (Lean Academy)


Instructors: Phil Jones & Tom Bednar
Dates:
December 31 - January 18
In Person Dates:
Monday - Friday, January 7 - 11
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
328 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

Students will complete coursework outside of the in-person class sessions.

Registration requests for 6K:293 will be prioritized according to the number of completed courses through the end of Summer 2012 and the date/time of the registration request. Admitted students will need to make their 6K:293 registration request on the first day of admitted student Fall registration on June 4 no later than midnight. 6K:293 registration requests received after midnight on June 4 will be processed in the order in which they are received
Quad Cities
Elective
6F:207 EXQ (FIN:9350)
Wealth Management


Instructor: John Gallo
Dates: December 31 - January 18
In Person Dates:
Monday - Friday, January 7 - 11
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fellows Room VAPH 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Students will complete coursework outside of the in-person class sessions.

Global Learning Opportunity (GLO)

Please see tippie.uiowa.edu/mbapm/current/global.cfm.