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Textbooks: Spring 2016 Change session:   Spring 2016   

  • Unless otherwise noted, all materials associated with a course are required and should be brought to your first class.
  • Ordering Information

Spring 2016 Textbook Listing is in Progress

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.

 

Core Courses:

MBA:8110:0EXC - Marketing Management - Instructor: Mark Winkler

Required Text: Kotler, Philip T., and Keller, Kevin Lane. A Framework for Marketing Marketing Management 6/E.  Pearson Higher Education (ISBN-10: 0133871312, ISBN-13: 9780133871319)

 

MBA:8120:0EXC - Management in Organizations - Instructor: Scott Seibert

No required text.

 

MBA:8150:0EXC - Business Analytics - Instructor: Patrick Johanns

Required Text: Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science, by D. Bertsimas and R.M. Freund, ISBN 0-9759146-0-X.

 

MBA:8160:0EXC - Managerial Economics - Instructor: Stacey Brook

No required text.

 

MBA:8180:0EXC - Managerial Finance - Instructor: Erik Lie

No required textbook. There is a recommended textbook: J.Berk & P. DeMarzo. Corporate Finance 3rd ed., Pearson, ISBN 978-0-13-299247-3.

 

MBA:8240:0EXC - Operations and Supply Chain - Instructor: Barry Thomas

Required Text: Cachon and Terwiesch, Matching Supply with Demand, McGraw Hill, 2012, 3rd edition, ISBN 978-007352520. There will also be a required Littlefield Simulation and several required cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $40.00 to cover the cost of the simulation and cases.

 

MBA:8300:0EXC - Strategic Management and Policy - Course Supervisor: Gary Gaeth

There is no required textbook.  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. 

 

Elective Courses:

FIN:9200:0EXC - Portfolio Management - Instructor: Tong Yao

 No required textbook. There is a recommended textbook: Investments, 10th Edition. Authors: Bodie, Kane, and Marcus. Publisher: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0-07-786167-4.

 

MGMT:9110:0EXC - Dynamics of Negotiations - Instructor: Brady Firth

Required Texts: Shell, G.R.,  Bargaining for Advantage, 2nd Ed. Penguin Books, 2006. ISBN: 978-0143036975. There will also be a several required cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $30.00 to cover the cost of the cases.

 

MSCI:9110:0EXC - Advanced Analytics - Instructor: Patrick Johanns

Required Text: Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science, by D. Bertsimas and R.M. Freund, ISBN 0-9759146-0-X

 

MSCI:9230:0EXC - Database Systems - Instructor: Xun Zhou

Required Text: Jeffrey A. Hoffer, Ramesh Venkataraman, Heikki Topi, Modern Database Management, 11th Edition, ISBN: 9780132662253, Prentice Hall, 2012.

 

Intercession Courses:

MBA:8210:0EXC - Global Business Strategy - Instructor: Mikhail Grachev

Required Text:  Cavusgil, S.T., Knight G., and Riesenberger J. (2014) International Business: The New Realities. Pearson Higher Education (ISBN-10: 0132991268 " ISBN-13: 9780132991261) OR previous editions of this textbook  Cavusgil, S.T., Knight G., and Riesenberger J. (2012) International Business: The New Realities. Pearson Higher Education (ISBN-10: 0136090982)  OR Cavusgil, S.T., Knight G., and Riesenberger J. (2008) International Business: Strategy, Management, and the New Reality. Pearson Higher Education (ISBN-10: 0131738607)

MGMT:9120:0EXC - Leadership and Personal Development - Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters

Required Text: Arbinger Institute. Leadership and Self Deception (Getting out of the Box). Barrett-Koehler Publishers Inc., (Jan 2010) (ISBN: 978-1576759776). There will also be a 360 Leadership assessment which every student will be required to take. The estimated cost at this point is $136.

MSCI:9190:0EXC - Advanced Project Management

Spring 2016 Textbook Listing is in Progress

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.

 

MGMT:9110:0EXP - Dynamics of Negotiations - Instructor: Brady Firth

Required Text: Shell, G.R.,  Bargaining for Advantage, 2nd Ed. Penguin Books, 2006. ISBN: 978-0143036975.  There will also be a several required cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $30.00 to cover the cost of the cases.

 

Intercession Course:

FIN:9350:0EXP - Wealth Management

Spring 2016 Textbook Listing is in Progress

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.


Core Courses:

MBA:8110:0EXD - Marketing Management - Instructor: Tom Walsh

Required Text: Kotler, Philip T., and Keller, Kevin Lane. A Framework for Marketing Marketing Management 6/E.  Pearson Higher Education (ISBN-10: 0133871312, ISBN-13: 9780133871319)

 

MBA:8120:0EXD - Management in Organizations - Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters

Required Texts: 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:8140:0EXD - Corporate Financial Reporting - Instructor: Mark Penno

Required Text: Easton, P.D., J.J. Wild, R.F. Halsey, and M. McAnally, Financial Accounting for MBAs, 6th Edition, 2015, Cambridge Business Publishers ISBN: 978-1-61853-100-1. Please note that this is the SIXTH EDITION (the previous editions are out-of-date).

 

MBA:8150:0EXD - Business Analytics - Instructor: Richard Jerz

Required Text: "Statistical Techniques in Business & Economics," 15th Ed., Douglas A. Lind, William G. Marchal, and Samual A. Wathen, McGraw Hill Irwin, 2012. ISBN 978-0-07-340180-5. The 13th, 14th, or 16th editions will also work. Professor Jerz recommends getting the version that best suites your budget.

 

MBA:8160:0EXD - Managerial Economics - Instructor: Luciano de Castro

Required Text: Samuelson, William F. and Stephen G. Marks, "Managerial Economics", 8th edition, ISBN 978-1-118-80894-8. There will also be required cases. There will be a U-bill charge of approximately $15.00 to cover the cost of the materials.

 

MBA:8180:0EXD - Managerial Finance - Instructor: Dirk Laschanzky

Required Text: Brealey, Myers, Allen,  Principles of Corporate Finance, 10th Ed, 0073530735. 9th or 8th edition will work for students as well.

 

MBA:8210:0EXD - Global Business Strategy - Instructor: Dimy Doresca

Required Text: 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 required cases. There will be a U-bill charge of approximately $40.00 to cover the cost of the materials.

 

MBA:8240:0EXD - Operations and Supply Chain - Instructor: Philip Jones

Required Text: Cachon and Terwiesch. Matching Supply with Demand. 3rd edition.  ISBN-13: 978-0073525204.

 

MBA:8300:0EXD - Strategic Management and Policy - Course Supervisor: Gary Gaeth

There is no required textbook.  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.

 

Elective Courses:

FIN:9350:0EXD - Wealth Management - Instructor: Jeffrey Hart

Required Text: The Bogleheads Guide to Investing, 2nd Edition, ISBN 978-1-118-92128-9, by Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, and Michael Lebouf, f. 2014, J. Wiley & Sons, Inc.

 

MSCI:6060:0EXD - Data Programming with R - Instructor: Samuel Burer

Required Text: None.

 

MSCI:9110:0EXD - Advanced Analytics - Instructor: Qihang Lin

Required Text: None. Optional texts are Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis: A Practical Introduction to Management Science (with Essential Resources Printed Access Card) 6th Edition, and Fundamentals of Predictive Analytics with JMP by Ron Klimberg and B. D. McCullough

 

MSCI:9135:0EXD - Strategy Deployment and Lean Enterprise - Instructor: Joy Donald

Required Text: Howard Rohm, David Wilsey, Gail Stout Perry, Dan Montgomery. The Institute Way: Simplify Strategic Planning and Management with the Balanced Scorecard. Published:  August 3, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0984569557. There will also be required cases. There will be a U-bill charge of approximately $40.00 to cover the cost of the materials.

 

Intercession Courses:

FIN:9230:0EXD - Real Estate Finance and Investments

 

MGMT:9220:0EXD - Maximizing Team Performance - Instructor: Gale Mote

Required Texts: 1. Lencioni, Patrick.  The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable.  Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2002. ISBN# 0-7879-6075-6  2. Stein, Steven J. PhD and Book, Howard E, M.D.  The EQ Edge (Third Edition): Emotional Intelligence and Your Success.  Jossey-Bass, 2011. ISBN#978-0-470-68161-9. There will also be required assessments and cases. There will be a U-bill charge of approximately $10.00 to cover the cost of the materials.

 

MGMT:9250:0EXD - Managing Employee Performance - Instructor: Andrew Hosmanek

Required Text:  Aguinis, H. (2013). Performance Management (3rd edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall. There will also be a several required cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill to cover the cost of the cases.

 

MKTG:9150:0EXD - Brand Management - Instructor: Nick Westergaard

Required Texts: 1. The Brand Flip: Why customers now run companies and how to profit from it by Marty Neumier. 1st Edition. ISBN-10: 0134172817. ISBN-13: 978-0134172811. 2. What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate by Denise Lee Yohn. 1st Edition. ISBN-10: 111861125X. ISBN-13: 978-1118611258. There will also be a several required cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill to cover the cost of the cases.

Spring 2016 Textbook Listing  is in Progress

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.

 

Core Courses:

MBA:8120:0EXQ - Management in Organizations - Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters

Required Texts: 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:8140:0EXQ - Corporate Financial Reporting - Instructor: Bob Hartman

Required Text: Easton, P.D., J.J. Wild, R.F. Halsey, and M. McAnally, Financial Accounting for MBAs, 6th Edition, ©2015, Cambridge Business Publishers ISBN: 978-1-61853-100-1. Please note that this is the SIXTH EDITION (the previous editions are out-of-date.

 

MBA:8160:0EXQ - Managerial Economics - Instructor: Donald Szeszycki

Required Text: Goolsbee, Levitt, & Syverson, Microeconomics, 1st editition, ISBN-13: 978-0-7167-5975-1. There will also be a several required cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $15.00 to cover the cost of the cases.

 

MBA:8240:0EXQ - Operations and Supply Chain - Instructor: Jennifer Blackhurst

Required Text: Cachon and Terwiesch, Matching Supply with Demand, McGraw Hill, 2012, 3rd edition.

 

MBA:8300:0EXQ - Strategic Management and Policy - Course Supervisor: Gary Gaeth

There is no required textbook.  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.

 

Elective Courses:

FIN:9300:0EXQ - Corporate Investment and Finance Decisions - Instructor: Yiming Qian

No required text. The recommended (but not required) textbook is: Ross, S.A., Westerfield, R.W. and J.F. Jaffe, Corporate Finance, 10th edition (Irwin/McGraw-Hill). 

 

MSCI:9185:0EXQ - Project Management - Instructor: George Hollins

Required text: 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 and Project Management Institute (2013).  A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: (PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition), ISBN-10: 1935589679. There will also be a several required cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $10.00 to cover the cost of the cases.

 

Intercession Courses:

MGMT:9090:0EXQ - Influence and Constructive Persuasion - Instructor: Ken Brown

 

MKTG:9150:0EXQ - Brand Management - Instructor: Nick Westergaard

Required Texts: 1. The Brand Flip: Why customers now run companies and how to profit from it by Marty Neumier. 1st Edition. ISBN-10: 0134172817. ISBN-13: 978-0134172811. 2. What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate by Denise Lee Yohn. 1st Edition. ISBN-10: 111861125X. ISBN-13: 978-1118611258. There will also be a several required cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill to cover the cost of the cases.

Spring 2016 Textbook Listing is in Progress

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.

 

MGMT:7900:0EXW - Contemporary Topics in Mgmt & Org: Competitive Strategy - Instructor: Rich McCarty

Required text: Title: Understanding Business Strategy Concepts Plus  3E. ISBN 13 978-0-538-47681-2 Authors; Ireland, Hoskisson, Hitt
Publisher; South - Western Cengage Learning.

 

MKTG:9010:0EXW - Contemporary Topics in Mktg: Digital Strategies & Analytics - Instructor: Gary Gaeth & Goutam Chakraborty

No required text. There will  be a several required cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $10.00 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.
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    *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.