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  • Unless otherwise noted, all materials associated with a course are required and should be brought to your first class.
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Summer 2015 Textbook Listing 

NOTE: Course Charges to be U-billed. Course charges for specified course materials such as Harvard cases, assessments, simulations, or hard copy course packets will be billed to each enrolled student’s U-bill, as noted below. Your U-bill will not be charged if you drop the course before the first night or day of class. If you drop the course thereafter, you will be assessed the full charges.

 

MBA:8110 0EXC (6N:211) Marketing Management

Instructor: D.J. Nayakankuppam  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be several required Harvard cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $36.00 to cover the cost of the cases.

 

MBA:8120 0EXC (6N:212) Management in Organizations

Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters  Textbooks: 1. Buckingham, Marcus and Coffman, Curt. (1999) First Break All the Rules: What the Worlds Greatest Managers Do Differently. Simon and Schuster.  ISBN# 0-684-85286-1.  2. Rath, Tom and Conchie, Barry. (2008) Strengths Based Leadership, Gallup Press. ISBN# 978-1-59562-025-5.     NOTE:  Students must purchase a new copy of Strengths Based Leadership in order to have access to the assessment code in the book.

 

MBA:8140 0EXC (6N:215) Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Roy Pettibone  Textbook: Financial Accounting for MBAs, Easton, Wild, Halsey and McAnally, Sixth editiion, ISNN: 978-1-61853-100-1.

 

MBA:8160 0EXC (6N:213) Managerial Economics

Instructor: A’amer Farooqi  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be several required cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $35.00 to cover the cost of the cases.

 

MBA:8180 0EXC (6N:225) Managerial Finance

Prerequisite: MBA:8140 (6N:215) Corporate Financial Reporting or an undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance

Instructor: Jeffrey Hart  Textbook: Fundamentals of Financial Management, Concise 8th Edition, 2015, Brigham/Houston, ISBN 9781285065137.

 

ELECTIVES

FIN:9230 0EXC (6F:214) Real Estate Finance and Investments

Prerequisite: MBA:8180 (6N:225) Managerial Finance

Instructor: Jay Sa-Aadu  Textbook: Real Estate Finance and Investments, William B. Bruggeman and Jeffrey D. Fisher, 14th Edition   ISBN#  978-0-07-337733-9.

 

MGMT:7900 0EXC (6J:205) Contemporary Topics in Mgmt & Org: Leading Organizational Performance Through a Polarity Lens

Instructor: John Fraser  Textbooks: Power Surge - Energizing Your Leadership Strengths, Margaret Seidler; HRD Press, Inc. ; 2014 ; 
ISBN 978-1-59996-162-0.  Family Business As Paradox, John L. Ward, Amy Schuman; Palgrave Macmillan; 2010, ISBN 978-0-230-24360-6.  Firms of Endearment: How World-Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose (2nd Edition) Pearson FT Press; 2 edition (February 19, 2014), ISBN-10: 0133382591, ISBN-13: 978-0133382594.  Intentional Leadership, Jane A. G. Kise, Allworth press, 2014 (Paperback), ISBN: 978-1-62153-426-6.

      

MSCI:6070 0EXC (6K:232) Data Science

Prerequisite: MBA:8150 (6N:212) Business Analytics, MSCI:9230 (6K:230) Database Systems or consent of the instructor

Instructor: Nick Street  Textbook: Data Science for Business: What you need to know about data mining and data-analytic thinking, F. Provost and T. Fawcett. O'Reilly, 2013. ISBN-13: 978-1449361327.

 

MSCI:9130 0EXC (6K:293) Seminar in Lean Practices

Prerequisite: MBA:8190 (6N:229) Operations Management

Instructors: Phil Jones and Tom Bednar  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course. 

 

MSCI:9185 0EXC (6K:285) Project Management

Instructor: George Hollins  Textbook: Lewis, James P. (2010).  Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control: The Ultimate Hands-On Guide to Bringing Projects in On Time and On Budget, (Fifth Edition), McGraw-Hill ISBN-10: 0071746528  ISBN-13: 978-0071746526.
OPTIONAL, not required: Project Management Institute (2013).  A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: (PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition), ISBN-10: 1935589679.

Summer 2015 Textbook Listing 

NOTE: Course Charges to be U-billed. Course charges for specified course materials such as Harvard cases, assessments, simulations, or hard copy course packets will be billed to each enrolled student’s U-bill, as noted below. Your U-bill will not be charged if you drop the course before the first night or day of class. If you drop the course thereafter, you will be assessed the full charges.

 

MBA:8110 0EXD (6N:211) Marketing Management

Instructor: Tom Walsh  Textbook: MM 4, 4th Edition, Dawn Iacobucci, ISBN-10: 1-133-62938-5, ISBN-13: 978-1-133-62938-2.

 

MBA:8140 0EXD (6N:215) Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Roy Pettibone  Textbook: Financial Accounting for MBAs, Easton, Wild, Halsey and McAnally, Sixth editiion, ISBN: 978-1-61853-100-1.

 

MBA:8150 0EXD (6N:216) Business Analytics

Instructor: Patrick Johanns  Textbook: Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science, by D. Bertsimas and R.M. Freund, ISBN 0-9759146-0-X, 1st ed, 2004

 

MBA:8160 0EXD (6N:213) Managerial Economics

Instructor: A’amer Farooqi  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be several required cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $35.00 to cover the cost of the cases. 

 

MBA:8180 0EXD (6N:225) Managerial Finance

Prerequisite: MBA:8140 (6N:215) Corporate Financial Reporting or successful completion of an undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance

Instructor: Art Durnev  Textbook: Jonathan Berk and Peter De Marzo, Corporate Finance, 3rd edition. ISBN #10: 0132992477. No supplements, just textbook.

 

MBA:8210 0EXD (6N:223) Global Business Strategy

Instructor: Mikhail Grachev  Textbook: Cavusgil, S.T., Knight G., and Riesenberger J. (2008) International Business: Strategy, Management, and the New Reality. Pearson Higher Education (ISBN-10: 0131738607) OR Cavusgil, S.T., Knight G., and Riesenberger J. (2012) International Business: The New Realities. Pearson Higher Education (ISBN-10: 0136090982).  

 

ELECTIVES

FIN:9200 0EXD (6F:212) Portfolio Management

Prerequisite: MBA:8180 (6N:225) Managerial Finance

Instructor: Anand Vijh  Textbook: Investments by Bodie, Kane, Marcus, ISBN-13: 978-0077861674, Tenth edition, McGraw-Hill.
However, one or two earlier editions or international edition will also work. You will have some confusion with ordering of problem sets, etc. There will be an electronic lecture notes packet freely available on the class web-site.

 

MGMT:9110 0EXD (6J:256) Dynamics of Negotiations

Instructor: Andy Hosmanek  Textbooks: Shell, G.R., Bargaining for Advantage, 2nd Ed. Penguin Books, 2006 (BFA).  ISBN: 978-0143036975.  Spence, G. How to Argue and Win Every Time, ISBN: 978-0312144777.  There will also be several required roles posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $50.00 to cover the cost of the roles.

 

MGMT:9120 0EXD (6J:262) Leadership & Personal Development

Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters  Textbooks: Arbinger Institute. Leadership and Self Deception (Getting out of the Box). Barrett-Koehler Publishers Inc., (Jan 2010) (ISBN: 978-1576759776).  George, Bill, David Gergen and Peter Sims True North: Discover your Authentic Leadership. Jossey Bass (ISBN: 978-0787987510).  There will also be a required LPI 360 Assessment.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $86.00 to cover the cost of the assessment. 

 

MKTG:9320 0EXD (6M:252) Strategic Brand Positioning

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

Instructor: John Murry  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be a required Harvard Course Packet that you will access and pay for on line.  The approximate cost will be $25 - $30. 

 

MSCI:9110 0EXD (6K:217) Advanced Analytics

Prerequisite: MBA:8150 (6N:216) Business Analytics

Instructor: Michael Avery  Textbook:  NOTE: Texbook is optional, but not required. Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science, by D. Bertsimas and R.M. Freund, ISBN 0-9759146-0-X.

 

MSCI:9185 0EXD (6K:285) Project Management

Instructor: George Hollins  Textbook: Lewis, James P. (2010).  Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control: The Ultimate Hands-On Guide to Bringing Projects in On Time and On Budget, (Fifth Edition), McGraw-Hill ISBN-10: 0071746528  ISBN-13: 978-0071746526.
OPTIONAL, not required: Project Management Institute (2013).  A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: (PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition), ISBN-10: 1935589679. 

Summer 2015 Textbook Listing   

NOTE: Course Charges to be U-billed. Course charges for specified course materials such as Harvard cases, assessments, simulations, or hard copy course packets will be billed to each enrolled student’s U-bill, as noted below. Your U-bill will not be charged if you drop the course before the first night or day of class. If you drop the course thereafter, you will be assessed the full charges.

 

MBA:8140 0EXQ (6N:215) Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Bob Hartman  Textbook: Easton, P.D., J.J. Wild, R.F. Halsey, and M. McAnally, Financial Accounting for MBAs, Cambridge Business Publishers; 6th edition (2015), ISBN-13: 978-1618531001.

 

MBA:8160 0EXQ (6N:213) Managerial Economics

Instructor: Don Szeszycki  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be several required Assessments and Harvard cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $60.00 to cover the cost of these materials.

 

MBA:8190 0EXQ (6N:229) Operations Management

Prerequisite: MBA:8150 (6N:216) Business Analytics

Instructor: Jennifer Blackhurst  Textbook:  Cachon and Terwiesch, Matching Supply with Demand, 3rd edition (2nd is fine too), 978-0-07-352520-4.  There will also be a required Harvard case posted to ICON.  There will be a charge of approximately $4.00 posted to the student's U-bill to cover the cost of the case.

 

MBA:8210 0EXQ (6N:223) Global Business Strategy

Instructor: Dimy Doresca  Textbook: Cavusgil, S.T., Knight G., and Riesenberger J.  International Business: The New Realities, Third Edition (2014), Pearson Higher Education (ISBN-13:  978-0-13-299126-1).  There will also be several required cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $30.00 to cover the cost of the cases.

 

ELECTIVES

FIN:9010 0EXQ (6F:205) Contemporary Topics in Finance: Corporate and Financial Risk Management

Prerequisite: MBA:8180 (6N:225) Managerial Finance

Instructor: Eric Lie  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be required Harvard cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $15.00 to cover the cost of the cases. 

 

MGMT:7900 0EXQ (6J:205) Contemporary Topics in Mgmt. & Org: Effective Managerial Communication

Instructor: Patrick Highland  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be required Harvard cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the studnet's U-bill of approximately $10.00 to cover the cost of the cases. 

 

MKTG:9190 0EXQ (6M:235) International Marketing

Prerequisite: MBA:8110 (6N:211) Marketing Management or coursework in marketing  

Instructor: Mark Winkler  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be a required Harvard Coursepack.  The ULR to purcahse the coursepack will be made available to you by the instructor.  The approximate cost of the coursepack is $51.50. 

 

Summer 2015 Textbook Listing 

NOTE: Course Charges to be U-billed. Course charges for specified course materials such as Harvard cases, assessments, simulations, or hard copy course packets will be billed to each enrolled student’s U-bill, as noted below. Your U-bill will not be charged if you drop the course before the first night or day of class. If you drop the course thereafter, you will be assessed the full charges.

 

MBA:8300 0EXP (6N:240) Strategic Management & Policy

Prerequisities: MBA:8110 (6N:221) Marketing Management, MBA:8140 (6N:215) Corporate Financial Reporting, MBA:8150 (6N:216) Business Analytics, MBA:8180 (6N:225) Managerial Finance, MBA:8190 (6N:229) Operations Management

Instructor: Gary Gaeth  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  A Marketplace simulation will be used and can be purchased the first night of class with a credit card and a laptop.  Please bring your computer to the first night of class. 

Summer 2015 Textbook Listing 

NOTE: Course Charges to be U-billed. Course charges for specified course materials such as Harvard cases, assessments, simulations, or hard copy course packets will be billed to each enrolled student’s U-bill, as noted below. Your U-bill will not be charged if you drop the course before the first night or day of class. If you drop the course thereafter, you will be assessed the full charges.

 

FIN:9350 0EXW (6F:207) Wealth Management

Prerequisite: MBA:8180 (6N:225) Managerial Finance

Instructor: Ashish Tiwari  Textbook: The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing, 2nd Edition by Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, and Michael LeBoeuf (ISBN: 978-1-118-92129-9).  Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 

 

MKTG:9015 0EXW (6M:215) Social Media Marketing for Business

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

Instructor: Nick Westergaard  Textbooks: Likeable Social Media by David Kerpen, ISBN 978-0-07-176234-2, available at Iowa Book and Supply.  The Now Revolution by Jay Baer & Amber Naslund, ISBN 978-0-470-92327-6, available at Iowa Book and Supply.  There will also be several required cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $16.00 to cover the cost of the cases. 

  

Ordering Information

  1. Textbooks - available through Iowa Book and Supply, unless otherwise noted. Prices for textbooks available through Iowa Book and Supply can be found on their website.
    • Online: iowabook.com/textbooks.html

      (click on "Extension Courses," then select the appropriate course number and section)

    • By Phone: 319-337-4188
    • In Person: Iowa Book and Supply (8 S. Clinton Street in Iowa City)

    *NOTE: ISBN numbers listed are per Iowa Book and Supply and may not be valid for online vendors.

  2. Jumpbooks: If you see a listing for a textbook beginning with the word, "Jumpbook," it is a digital version of the hard copy of the textbook. It is significantly less expensive than the hard copy but has no resale value and is good for one semester only. It is offered only as a choice, an alternative to the hard copy. YOU DON'T NEED BOTH. If you do choose the Jumpbook, your Iowa Book cash register receipt will have an access code printed on it. There are no returns once it is accessed.

  3. Electronic Course Packets:
    Students will be notified of how to access electronic course packets by the instructor on the courses’ ICON site.

    Electronic course packets are available on a separate website and are NOT available through Iowa Book and Supply.