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MBA-PM Course Schedule

Spring 2013, Spring Intersession, and Global Learning Opportunities (GLO)

  • The course schedule is subject to change.
  • Classes will not meet March 18-22 (spring break).
  • 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 2013 (including deadlines) on the Registration Information page.
  • Download and print the Spring 2013 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
Tuesdays
January 22 - April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
304
Core 6N:212 EXC (MBA:8120)
Management in Organizations


Instructor: Melinda Seiffert
Mondays
January 28 - April 22
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
304
Core 6N:213 EXC (MBA:8160)
Managerial Economics


Instructor: A'amer Farooqi
Tuesdays
January 22 - April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core 6N:215 EXC (MBA:8140)
Corporate Financial Reporting


Instructor: Kris Gulick
Wednesdays
January 23 - April 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core 6N:216 EXC (MBA:8150)
Business Analytics


Instructor: Johannes Ledolter
Mondays
January 28 - April 22
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
303
Core 6N:223 EXC (MBA:8210)
Global Business Strategy


Instructor: Mikhail Grachev
Wednesdays
January 23 - April 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core 6N:225 EXC (MBA:8180)
Managerial Finance


Instructor: Tom Rietz
Tuesdays
January 22 - April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core 6N:229 EXC (MBA:8190)
Operations Management


Instructor: Ann Campbell
Thursdays
January 24 - April 18
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

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


Instructor: Gary Gaeth
Mondays
January 28 - April 22
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 6F:216 EXC (FIN:9220)
Fixed Income Securities


Instructor: Jeffrey Hart
Thursdays
January 24 - April 18
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
302 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Elective 6J:205 EXC (MGMT:7900)
Contemporary Topics – Effective Managerial Communication


Instructor: Patrick Highland
Thursdays
January 24 - April 18
6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
No class on February 14 or April 4
303
Elective 6J:235 EXC (MGMT:9220)
Maximizing Team Performance

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Gale Mote
Fridays & Saturdays
April 19, 20, & 27, May 3, 4, 10, & 11
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
303
Elective 6J:262 EXC (MGMT:9120)
Leadership & Personal Development

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters
Fridays & Saturdays
April 26 & 27, May 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
301
Elective 6K:292 EXC (MSCI:9120)
Supply Chain Management

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Tim Lowe
Mondays & Wednesdays
April 24, 29, May 1, 6, 8, 13 & 15
Saturdays
May 4 & 11
Mondays & Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
302 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

Elective 6M:253 EXC (MKTG:9330)
Product & Pricing Decisions

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: John Murry
Wednesday & Saturdays
April 24 & 27, May 1 & 4, 8 & 11, 15 & 18
Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
304 6N:211 (MBA:8110) or previous marketing coursework or significant work experience in marketing

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
January 24 - April 18
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308
Core 6N:212 EXD (MBA:8120)
Management in Organizations


Instructor: Dennis Schrag
Tuesdays
January 22 - April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308
Core 6N:213 EXD (MBA:8160)
Managerial Economics


Instructor: Don Szeszycki
Wednesdays
January 23 - April 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core 6N:215 EXD (MBA:8140)
Corporate Financial Reporting


Instructor: Mark Penno
Tuesdays
January 22 - April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core 6N:216 EXD (MBA:8150)
Business Analytics


Instructor: Sam Burer
Mondays
January 28 - April 22
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core 6N:223 EXD (MBA:8210)
Global Business Strategy


Instructor: Rajendra Sinha
Thursdays
January 24 - April 18
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
301
Core 6N:225 EXD (MBA:8180)
Managerial Finance


Instructor: Tom Rietz
Wednesdays
January 23 - April 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308
Core 6N:229 EXD (MBA:8190)
Operations Management


Instructor: Barrett Thomas
Mondays
January 28 - April 22
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
308 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

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


Coordinator: Gary Gaeth
Instructor: Bob Stahlin
Mondays
January 28 - April 22
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328 6N:211 (MBA:8110), 6N:215 (MBA:8140), 6N:216 (MBA:8150), 6N:225 (MBA:8180), & 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

Elective 6F:224 EXD (FIN:9270)
Security Analysis


Instructor: Jeffrey Hart
Tuesdays
January 22 - April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Elective 6J:263 EXD (MGMT:9130)
Strategic Management of Change

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Sara Rynes-Weller
Fridays & Saturdays
April 26 & 27, May 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
328 6N:212 (MBA:8120)

Elective 6M:229 EXD (MKTG:9120)
Customer Relationship Management


Instructor: Jim Lewis
Wednesdays
January 23 - April 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
328 6N:211 (MBA:8110) or previous marketing coursework or significant work experience in marketing

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 6A:245 EXP (ACCT:9040)
Financial Information & Capital Markets


Instructor: Paul Hribar
Tuesdays
January 22 - May 14
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
C121 PBB 6N:215 (MBA:8140) & 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

This course is held in conjunction with the full-time program
Elective 6F:207 EXP (FIN:9350)
Wealth Management

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: John Spitzer
In person class session dates: Mondays & Thursdays
April 25 - May 13
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
C425 Pomerantz Center 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Students will be required to view additional recorded lectures outside of class sessions. The recorded lectures will be available March – May. Outside reading and project will also be required.
Elective 6J:256 EXP (MGMT:9110)
Dynamics of Negotiations


Instructor: Terry Boles
Tuesdays
January 22 - March 12
6:00 - 9:50 p.m.
W107 PBB This course 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:212 EXQ (MBA:8120)
Management in Organizations


Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters
Tuesdays
January 22 - April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P202 BJPH
Core 6N:213 EXQ (MBA:8160)
Managerial Economics


Instructor: Mariya Bobina
Thursdays
January 24 - April 18
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201 BJPH
Core 6N:215 EXQ (MBA:8140)
Corporate Financial Reporting


Instructor: Bob Hartman
Wednesdays
January 23 - April 17
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201 BJPH
Core 6N:229 EXQ (MBA:8190)
Operations Management


Instructor: Phil Jones
Thursdays
January 24 - April 18
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P202 BJPH 6N:216 (MBA:8150)

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


Instructor: Shagun Pant
Tuesdays
January 22 - April 16
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P201 BJPH 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

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

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: George Hollins
Fridays & Saturdays
April 26 & 27, May 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
P202 BJPH
Elective 6T:210 EXQ (ENTR:9000)
Developing Professional Service Business


Instructor: Dennis Schrag
Mondays
January 28 - April 22
6:00 - 9:20 p.m.
P202 BJPH
Elective 6T:250 EXQ (ENTR:9500)
Managing the Growth Business

(Intersession Course)

Instructors: David Hensley & Rich McCarty
Wednesday & Saturdays
April 24 & 27, May 1 & 4, 8 & 11, 15 & 18
Wednesdays: 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 6T:250 EXW (ENTR:9500)
Managing the Growth Business

(Intersession Course)

Instructors: David Hensley & Rich McCarty
Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays
April 23, 25, 27, & 30, May 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, & 18
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Participation is expected in instructor moderated class sessions held via the web (Elluminate) beginning April 24. There will also be online posted video materials students will be responsible for viewing/review.

Spring 2013 Intersession Courses

Location & Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Cedar Rapids
Elective
6J:235 EXC (MGMT:9220)
Maximizing Team Performance

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Gale Mote
Fridays & Saturdays
April 19, 20, &27, May 3, 4, 10, & 11
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
303
Cedar Rapids
Elective
6J:262 EXC (MGMT:9120)
Leadership & Personal Development

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters
Fridays & Saturdays
April 26 & 27, May 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
301
Cedar Rapids
Elective
6K:292 EXC (MSCI:9120)
Supply Chain Management

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Tim Lowe
Mondays & Wednesdays
April 24, 29, May 1, 6, 8, 13 & 15
Saturdays
May 4 & 11
Mondays & Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
302 6N:229 (MBA:8190)

Cedar Rapids
Elective
6M:253 EXC (MKTG:9330)
Product & Pricing Decisions

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: John Murry
Wednesday & Saturdays
April 24 & 27, May 1 & 4, 8 & 11, 15 & 18
Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
304 6N:211 (MBA:8110) or previous marketing coursework or significant work experience in marketing

Des Moines
Elective
6J:263 EXD (MGMT:9130)
Strategic Management of Change

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: Sara Rynes-Weller
Fridays & Saturdays
April 26 & 27, May 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
328 6N:212 (MBA:8120)

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

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: John Spitzer
In person class session dates:
Mondays & Thursdays
April 25 - May 13
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
C425 Pomerantz Center 6N:225 (MBA:8180)

Students will be required to view additional recorded lectures outside of class sessions. The recorded lectures will be available March – May. Outside reading and project will also be required.
Quad Cities
Elective
6K:285 EXQ (MSCI:9185)
Project Management

(Intersession Course)

Instructor: George Hollins
Fridays & Saturdays
April 26 & 27, May 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18
Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
P202 BJPH
Web
Elective
6T:250 EXW (ENTR:9500)
Managing the Growth Business

(Intersession Course)

Instructors: David Hensley & Rich McCarty
Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays
April 23, 25, 27, & 30, May 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, & 18
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Participation is expected in instructor moderated class sessions held via the web (Elluminate) beginning April 24. There will also be online posted video materials students will be responsible for viewing/review.

Global Learning Opportunity (GLO)

For information on 2013 GLO opportunities in Brazil, China, Italy, and the UAE, please see tippie.uiowa.edu/mbapm/current/global.cfm.