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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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Fall/Winter 2015 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.

 

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

Instructor: Alice Wang  Textbook: A Framework for Marketing Management (6th Edition) by Kotler & Keller.  There will also be required cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $10.00 to cover the cost of the cases. 

 

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

Instructor: Amy Kristof-Brown  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be a required course pack for the course.  The instructor will email students with a link to purchase the course pack. 

 

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

Instructor: Mark Penno  Textbook: Easton, P.D., J.J. Wild, R.F. Halsey, and M. McAnally Financial Accounting for MBAs, 6th Edition, Ó2015, Cambridge Business Publishers ISBN: 978-1-61853-100-1. Please note that this is the SIXTH EDITION (the previous editions are out-of-date).  There will also be a required course packet.  The packet will be handed out in class.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $20.00 to cover the cost of the course packet.

 

MBA:8150 (6N:216 EXC) 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.

 

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

Instructor: Don Szeszycki  Textbook: Goolsbee, Levitt, and Syverson, Microeconomics, 1st Edition, 10:0716759756.

 

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

Prerequisite: MBA:8140 (6N:215) Corporate Financial Reporting or an undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance Instructor: Igor Osobov  Textbook: Jonathan Berk and Peter DeMarzo: Corporate Finance, 3rd Ed. Pearson/Prentice Hall, ISBN 9780132992473.

 

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

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

Instructor: Barry Thomas  Textbook: Cachon and Terwiesch, Matching Supply with Demand, McGraw Hill, 2012, 3rd edition, ISBN 978-0073525204.  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 $45.00 to cover the cost of the simulation and cases.

 

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

Instructor: Mikhail Grachev  Textbook: Cavusgil, S.T., Knight G., and Riesenberger J. (2012) International Business: The New Realities. Pearson Higher Education (ISBN-10: 0136090982) OR previous edition of this textbook Cavusgil, S.T., Knight G., and Riesenberger J. (2008) International Business: Strategy, Management, and the New Reality. Pearson Higher Education (ISBN-10: 0131738607).  There will also be required Harvard cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $10.00 to cover the cost of the cases.                                    

 

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

Prerequisites: MBA:8110 (6N:211) 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

Instructors: Gary Gaeth & Scott Arneson  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. 

 

ELECTIVES

MGMT:9120 (6J:262 EXC) Leadership and Personal Development

Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters  Textbook: 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 required 360 Leadership assessment.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $136.00 to cover the cost of the assessment.

 

MGMT:9270 (6J:227 EXC) Human Resource Management

Instructor: Kevin Keith  Textbook: Human Resources Management - Linking Strategy to Practice, Greg Stewart and Kenneth Brown, 3rd Edition, ISBN-13 978-111891123-5.  There will also be required cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $25.00 to cover the cost of the cases.

 

MSCI:6060 EXC Data Programming with R

Instructor: Kirk Phillips   Textbook: No textbook is required for this course. Optional Texts R for Everyone (http://www.jaredlander.com/r-for-everyone) and Art of R Programming (http://www.nostarch.com/artofr.htm)

 

MSCI:6100 EXC Text Analytics

Prerequisite: MSCI:9100 Business Analytics or MBA:8150 (6N:216) Business Analytics and MSCI:9110 (6K:217) Advanced Analytics and MSCI:9060 Data Programming with R or MSCI:6060 Data Programming with R.

Instructor: Qhing Lin

 

Intersession Course

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

Instructor: Gale Mote  Textbook: Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable. ISBN#0-7879-6075-6.  There will also be required simulations and cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $40.00 to cover the cost of the materials.

 

Intersession Course

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

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

Instructor: Shagun Pant   Textbook: There is no required textbook for this course. There will be required cases. There will be a charge of approximately $10.00 to the student's U-bill to cover the cost of the materials.

 

Intersession Course

ENTR:9100 (6T:220 EXC) Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Instructor: Kurt Heiar

 

WINTER PREVIEW (Registration for Winter courses will begin in November)

Winter Session:

MGMT:9091 (6J:231 EXC) Contemporary Topics in Mgmt and Org: Effective Managerial Communication

Instructor: Patrick Highland

 

Winter Session:

MGMT:9091 (6J:231 EXD) Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Instructor: Ion Vasi

 

Fall/Winter 2015 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.

 

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

Instructor: Mark Winkler  Textbook: MM4 by Dawn Iacobucci. 2013, 2012 South-Western, Cengage Learning. ISBN-10: 1-133-62938-5 ISBN-13: 978-1-133-62938-2.

 

MBA:8120 (6N:212 EXD) 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 (6N:215 EXD) Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Roy Pettibone  Textbook: Financial Accounting for MBA's, 6th edition, Easton, Wild, Halsey and McAnally, 978-1-61853-100-1.

 

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

Instructor: Rick Jerz  Textbook: 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. I recommend getting the version that best suits your budget.

 

MBA:8160 (6N:213 EXD) 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 $30.00 to cover the cost of the cases. 

 

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

Prerequisite: MBA: 8140 (6N:215) Corporate Financial Reporting or an undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance Instructor: Igor Osobov  Textbook: Jonathan Berk and Peter DeMarzo: Corporate Finance, 3rd Ed. Pearson/Prentice Hall, ISBN 9780132992473.

 

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

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

Instructor: Timothy Lowe  Textbook:  Matching Supply with Demand, by G. Cachon and C. Terwiesch,  McGraw Hill, 3rd Edition, 2012/13.  (ISBN: 978-0-07-352520-4).  A Littlefield Simulation and other cases/articles will also be required.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $30.00 to cover the cost of the materials.    

 

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

Instructor: Marketa Sonkova  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be required cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $40.00 to cover the cost of the course packet. 

 

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

Prerequisites: MBA: 8110 (6N:211) 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

Instructors: Gary Gaeth & Bob Stahlin  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. 

 

ELECTIVES

MKTG:9300 (6M:250 EXD) Applied Market Research

Prerequisite: MBA:8110 (6N:211) Marketing Management and (6N:216 EXD) Business Analytics

Instructor: Rob Rouwenhorst  Textbook:  Essentials of Marketing Research by Barry Babin and William Zikmund, 6th edition
978-1-305-26347-5.  Older editions are fine as well.  Also, no need for the "online access card" so you can buy used editions as well.  There will also be a required course packet that the students much purchase.  The approximate cost of the course pack is $35.00.  Instructions to purchase the packet will be available on the course ICON site.   

 

FIN:9310 (6F:218 EXD) Corporate Financial Strategy

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

Instructor: Yiming Qian  Textbook: The recommended but not required textbook is: Corporate Finance, by Ross, Westerfield and Jaffe, 10th ed., McGraw-Hill Irwin, ISBN: 978-0-07-803477-0

 

MSCI: 9230 EXD Database Systems

Instructor: Xun Zhou  Textbook: Jeffrey A. Hoffer, Ramesh Venkataraman, Heikki Topi, Modern Database Management, 11th Edition, ISBN: 9780132662253, Prentice Hall, 2012.

 

Intersession Course

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

Instructor: Patrick Highland  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be a required Harvard case that will be posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $4.00 to cover the cost of the case.

 

Intersession Course

MGMT:9091 (6J:231 EXD) Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Instructor: Adam Hammes

 

WINTER PREVIEW (Registration for Winter courses will begin in November)

Winter Session:

MSCI:9130 (6K:293 EXD) Seminar in LEAN Practices (Lean Academy)

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

Instructors: Phil Jones & Tom Bednar

 

Winter Session:

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

Prerequisite: MBA:8120 (6N:212) Management in Organizations

Instructor: Sara Rynes-Weller

 

Fall/Winter 2015 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.

 

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

Instructor: Tom Walsh  Textbook: MM 4, 4th Edition 2013, 2012 South-Western, Cengage Learning, Dawn Iacobucci, ISBN-10: 1-133-62938-5, ISBN-13: 978-1-133-62938-2.

 

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

Instructor: Daniel Conway  Textbook: Business Analytics: Data Analysis & Decision Making, 5th Edition, S. Christian Albright Indiana University, School of Business Wayne L. Winston Indiana University, Kelley School of Business (Emeritus) ISBN-10: 1133629601; ISBN-13: 9781133629603.

 

MBA:8180 (6N:225 EXQ) 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, Publisher: Cengage Learning.

 

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

Prerequisite: MBA:8120 (6N:212) Management in Organizations

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.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $30.00 to cover the cost of the cases.

 

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

Prerequisites: MBA:8110 (6N:211) 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

Instructors: Gary Gaeth & Jon Gray  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. 

 

ELECTIVES

MSCI:9120 (6K:292 EXQ) Supply Chain Management

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

Instructor: Jennifer Blackhurst   Textbook: The Supply Chain Professional: Concepts and Analytics by F. Robert Jacobs and Rhonda R. Lummus, Hercher Publishing, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-939297-10-5. You may purchase the book (paperback or e-version) from http://www.hercherpublishing.com/Student_Direct_Purchase.html

 

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

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

Instructor: Jeffrey Hart  Textbook: Series 65 Exam Review 2015, by VanBlarcom, ISBN: 978-1-118-85706-9, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc 2014.

 

Intersession Course

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

Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters  Textbook:  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 required 360 Leadership assessment.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $136.00 to cover the cost of the assessment.

 

WINTER PREVIEW (Registration for Winter courses will begin in November)

Winter Session:

MSCI:9130 (6K:293 EXQ) Seminar in LEAN Practices (Lean Academy)

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

Instructors: Jeff Ohlmann & Patrick Johanns

Fall/Winter 2015 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.

 

MSCI:9210 (6K:227 EXP) Introduction to Modeling with VBA

Instructor: Jim Chaffee  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course. Recommended: Microsoft Excel 2013 Power Programming with VBA, John Walkenbach.Wiley Publishing, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-118-49039-6 OR VBA for Modelers: Developing Decision Support Systems with Microsoft Office Excel, S. Christian Albright, South-Western, Cengage Learning, 2012, ISBN- 978-1-133-19089-9

Fall/Winter 2015 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.

 

Web Format

ENTR:9500 (6T:250 EXW) Managing the Growth Business

Participation is expected in online class sessions.

Instructor: Rich McCarty  Textbook: The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship, by William D. Bygrave &Andrew Zacharakis, ISBN 978-0-470-48131-8.

Global Learning Opportunities (GLO)

This 3-semester hour course 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 available here:  http://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 in a different country

3. PreMBA students

A complete online application must be submitted by the Priority Deadline of August 1st at 5 p.m. You will receive notification of your enrollment the week of August 3rd. 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 (06N:235 EXL) Seminar in International Business: Going and Growing Global in Argentina/Uruguay

Instructor: Frank Rydzewski

Tentative Dates: January 3-10

There will also be a class session scheduled for Sunday, December 6 in Iowa City from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm in C435 PC.

MBA:8500 (06N:235 EXG) Seminar in International Business: Going and Growing Global in China/Hong Kong

Instructor: Mikhail Grachev

Tentative Dates: January 9-17

There will also be a class session scheduled for Sunday, December 6 in Iowa City from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm in C435 PC.

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.