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Textbooks: Spring 2015 Change session:   Fall/Winter 2014    Spring 2015   

  • Unless otherwise noted, all materials associated with a course are required and should be brought to your first class.
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Spring 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 0EXC (6N:211) Marketing Management

Instructor: Alice Wang  Textbook: Framework for Marketing Management (5th Edition) Prentice Hall; Philip Kotler, Northwestern University, Kevin Lane Keller, Dartmouth University-Amos Tuck School of Business; ISBN-10: 0132539306, ISBN-13: 978-0132539302.  There will also be several required Harvard cases posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $20.00 to cover the cost of the cases. 

 

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

Instructor: Jill Smith  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be a required course packet from Harvard costing approximately $75.00.  Instructions on how to order and pay for the materials will be made available on ICON by the instructor. 

 

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

Instructor: Kris Gulick  Textbook: Easton, P.D., J.J. Wild,  R.F. Halsey, and M. McAnally  Financial Accounting for MBAs, 5th   Edition, Ó2013, Cambridge Business Publishers [ISBN: 978-1-934319-98-7].

 

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

Instructor: Sam Burer  Textbook: Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science, by D. Bertsimas and R.M. Freund, ISBN 0-9759146-0-X.
 

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

Instructor: Don Szeszycki  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be several required Harvard cases and a simulation.  A charge of approximately $80.00 will be posted to the student's U-bill to cover the cost of the materials. 

 

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: Amrita Nain  Textbook: Corporate Finance, The Core (3rd Edition) by Jonathan Berk (Author), Peter DeMarzo (Author), ISBN-13: 978-0133097894.  MyFinanceLab not required. Only the textbook should be purchased.

 

MBA:8190 0EXC (6N:229) 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 course packet.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill for the cost of the course packet. 

 

MBA:8300 0EXC (6N:240) 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 and Scott Arenson  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. 

 

Intersession Course

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

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

Instructor: Mikhail Grachev  Textbooks: 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).

 

FIN:9010 0EXC (6F:205) Risk Management

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

Instructor: Erik Lie  Textbook:  No textbook is required for this course. There will be required Harvard cases.  The professor will create a packet that will be available for purchase from HBS.  Instructions will be posted on ICON. 

 

 

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

Instructor: Brady Firth  Textbook: G. Richard Shell; Bargaining for Advantage: Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People; 2nd edition; ISBN #: 9780143036975.  There will also be several required Harvard & Kellogg cases and articles posted to ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $55.00 to cover the cost of the cases. 

 

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

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

Instructor: Qihang Lin

 

MSCI:9120 0EXC (6K:292) 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. Published by Hercher Publishing, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-939297-10-This is a brand new book (2015!) and I have made arrangements for you to purchase the book (paperback or e-version) from a number of different websites: 1)  Hercher Publishing student direct page: http://www.hercherpublishing.com/Student_Direct_Purchase.html  2)  Vital Source online bookstore: http://store.vitalsource.com/ 3)  Campus text bookstore: http://campustext.com/

 

MSCI:9210 0EXC (6K:227) Intro to Modeling with R

Instructor: Sam Burer  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There are two recommended text:

 

Intersession Course

MKTG:9340 0EXC (6M:254) Customer Analysis

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

Instructor: D.J. Nayakankuppam

 

Intersession Course

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

Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters

 

Intersession Course

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

Instructor: George Hollins

Spring 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 0EXD (6N:211) Marketing Management
Instructor: Tom Walsh  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 0EXD (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 0EXD (6N:215) 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, 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 (6N:216) 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.  There will also be a required couse pack distributed in class.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $55.00 to cover the cost of the course pack. 

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 $50.00 to cover the cost of the cases.

MBA:8180 0EXD (6N:225) Managerial Finance
Prerequisite: MBA:8140 (6N:215) Corporate Financial Reporting or an undergraduate course in financial accounting or finance
Instructor: Dave Mauer  Textbook: The textbook for the course is OPTIONAL. The optional textbook is Brealey, Myers, and Allen, Principles of Corporate Finance, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 11th Edition, 2014, ISBN-13: 979-0-07-803476-3.


MBA:8190 0EXD (6N:229) Operations Management
Prerequisite: MBA:8150 (6N:216) Business Analytics
Instructor: Patrick Johanns  Textbook: Matching Supply with Demand, Cachon and Terwiesch, 3rd Edition, ISBN: 978-0073525204.  There will also be a required simulation and Harvard cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $35.00 to cover the cost of the materials. 

MBA:8210 0EXD (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 Harvard 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 0EXD (6N:240) 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 and 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. 

ENTR:9400 0EXD (6T:246) Evaluating Innovation Opportunities
Instructor: David Hensley  Textbook: Byers, Dorf and Nelson, Technology Ventures - From Idea to Enterprise, 4th Edition, ISBN# 0-07-352342-9.  There will also be required Harvard cases that will be posted on ICON.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $12.00 to cover the cost of the cases.  

FIN:9150 0EXD (6F:206) Financial Modeling & Firm Valuation
Prerequisite: MBA:8180 (6N:225) Managerial Finance
Instructor: Dirk Laschanzky  Textbook: Investment Valuation, 2nd Edition (paperback), Aswath Damodaran, ISBN 9780471414902.

MGMT:9210 0EXD (6J:232) Law and Ethics
Instructor: Michael Dayton  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 $35.00 to cover the cost of the cases.

Intersession Course:
MGMT:9220 0EXD (6J:235) Maximizing Team Performance
Instructor: Gale Mote

Intersession Course:
MKTG:9190 0EXD (6M:235) International Marketing

Prerequisite: MBA:8110 (6N:211) Marketing Management
Instructor: Cathy Cole

Spring 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:8120 0EXQ (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.  There will also be a required LPI 360 online Assessment.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of $85.50 to cover the cost of the assessment. 

 

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

Instructor: Roy Pettibone

Textbook: Financial Accounting for MBA's, Sixth Edition, Easton, Wild, Halsey and McAnally, ISBN 978-1-61853-100-1.

 

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

Instructor: Don Szeszycki  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be several required Harvard cases and a simulation.  A charge of approximately $80.00 will be posted to the student's U-bill to cover the cost of the materials. 

 

MBA:8190 0EXQ (6N:229) 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 course packet.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill for the cost of the course packet. 

 

FIN:9220 0EXQ (6F:216) Fixed Income Securities

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

Instructor: Jeff Hart  Textbook: Fixed Income, Derivatives, and Alternative Investments, Level I - Book 5 for the 2015 CFA Exam, ISBN: 978-1-4754-2760-8, published by Kaplan 2014.

 

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

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

Instructor: Dan Conway  Textbook: Arben Asllani, Business Analytics with management Science Models and Methods, 978-0-13-376035-4.

 

Intersession Course:

MGMT:9091 0EXQ (6J:231) Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability

Instructor: Bodi Vasi

 

Intersession Course:

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

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

Instructor: Bob Cline

Spring 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.

 

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

Instructor: Brady Firth  Textbook: Bargaining for Advantage: Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People; author: G. Richard Shell. 2nd Edition. ISBN: 9780143036975.  There will also be several required Harvard & Kellogg cases and articles posted to ICON.  There will be a charge of approximately $45.00 posted to the student's U-bill to cover the cost of the cases. 

 

Intersession Course:

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

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

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

Spring 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.

 

MGMT:7900 (6J:205 EXW) Competitive Strategy

Instructor: Rich McCarty  Participation is expected in weekly online class sessions.  Textbook: Understanding Business Strategy, Concepts Plus 3E, Ireland, Hoskisson, Hitt, ISBN-13:978-0-538-47681-2, ISBN-10: 0-538-47681-8.

 

MKTG:9010 (6M:238 EXW) Digital Marketing Strategies & Analytics

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

Instructor: Gary Gaeth and Goutam Chakraborty  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 $50.00 to cover the cost of the cases.   

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 mid-fall 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
3.Pre-MBAs

The time stamp in EMBARC will be used for determining date of application. However, enrollment via EMBARC is not sufficient to reserve your seat; a complete online application must be submitted by the Priority Deadline of December 19 at 5 pm in addition to enrollment in EMBARC. If spaces remain at that time, they will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

MBA:8500 (06N:235 EXA) Seminar in International Business: Going and Growing Global in the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary
Instructor: Mikhail Grachev
Tentative Dates: May 17 – 24
Required Pre-Departure Class: Sunday, April 19th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Additional Program Fee Estimate: $1,700 - $1,900 (to be posted by December 1)

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.