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Textbooks: Fall/Winter 2012 Change session:   Spring 2014    Summer 2014   

  • 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 2012 Textbook Listing is Currently in Progress.

6N:211 EXC (MBA:8110) Marketing Management
Instructor: Bob Cline  Textbook: Essentials of Marketing Management, by Greg W. Marshall/ Mark W. Johnston; McGraw-Hill Irwin; Hall 2011, ISBN: 978-0-07-755859-8. The package includes 2011 UPDATE TO MARKETING MANAGEMENT.


6N:212 EXC (MBA:8120) 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-10: 1595620257  ISBN-13: 978-1595620255


6N:213 EXC (MBA:8160) Managerial Economics
Instructor: Don Szeszycki  No textbook will be required for this course.  There will be several required Harvard chapters and cases that will be posted on ICON.  A charge for copyright fees of approximately $70.00 will be posted to the student's U-bill. 


6N:215 EXC (MBA:8140) Corporate Financial Reporting
Instructor: Mark Penno  Textbook: Easton, P.D., J.J. Wild, R.F. Halsey, and M. McAnally Financial Accounting for MBAs, 5th Edition, 2013, Cambridge Business Publishers ISBN: 978-1-934319-98-7. Please note that this is the FIFTH EDITION (the previous editions are out-of-date).


6N:216 EXC (MBA:8150) Business Analytics
Instructor: Phil Barnes  Textbook: Statistics, Data Analysis, and Decision Modeling. 4th Ed. 2010. James R. Evans. Prentice Hall (incl. CD-ROM). ISBN-10: 0136066003 ISBN-13:  9780136066002


6N:225 EXC (MBA:8180) Managerial Finance
Instructor: Art Durnev  Textbook: Jonathan Berk and Peter De Marzo, Corporate Finance, 2nd edition   ISBN 0136089437


6N:229 EXC (MBA:8190) Operations Management  Prerequisite: 6N:216 (MBA:8150)
Instructor: Tim Lowe  Textbook:  Matching Supply With Demand - an intro to Operations Management, Cachon and Terwiesch 3rd edition ISBN13:978-0-07-352520-4

6N:240 EXC (MBA:8300) Strategic Management & Policy  Prerequisites: 6N:211 (MBA:8110),
6N:215 (MBA:8140), 6N:216 (MBA:8150), 6N:225 (MBA:8180), & 6N:229 (MBA:8190)
Instructors: Gary Gaeth & Scott Arneson   No textbook will be required for this course. Students will be asked to purchase a license for the Marketplace Simulation program (cost to be determined). Please bring a credit card and laptop the first night of class. Instructions will be given the first night of class. 


6J:235 EXC (MGMT:9220) Maximizing Team Performance
Instructor: Timothy Sieck   Textbooks: 1. Lencioni, Patrick. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable.  Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2002. ISBN# 0-7879-6075-6.  2. Bradberry, Travis and Greaves, Jean. Emotional Intelligence 2.0. TalentSmart, 2009. ISBN# 978-0-9743206-2-5. A required course packet will be available at Study.net.  There will also be a required behavioral assessment which will be an approximate cost of $77.00 which will be billed to the student's U-bill.


6T:246 EXC (ENTR:9400) Strategic Mgt. of Technology & Innovation
Instructor: Lynn Allendorf  Textbook: Kathleen Allen, Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers,  0-13-235727-5


Intersession Course
6N:223 EXC (MBA:8210) Global Business Strategy
Instructor: Mikhail Grachev  Textbook:  International Business: Strategy, Management, and the New Reality, (1st Edition) Cavusgil, S.T., Knight G., and Riesenberger J. (2008) Prentice Hall; ISBN-10:0131738607.
International Business: The New Realities (2nd Edition) by S. Tamer Cavusgil, Gary Knight and John Riesenberger (Jan 14, 2011) Prentice Hall;ISBN-10: 0136090982.  NOTE:  Either the 1st or 2nd edition is acceptable.     

 

Intersession Course
6F:215 EXC (FIN:9300) Corporate Investment and Financing Decisions Prerequisite: 6N:225 (MBA:8180)
Instructor: Amrita Nain  No textbook is required for this course.  There will be required Harvard cases posted to ICON.


Intersession Course
6M:235 EXC (MKTG:9190) International Marketing Prerequisite: 6N:211 (MBA:8110)
or previous marketing coursework or significant work experience in marketing
Instructor: Mark Winkler Textbook: Global Marketing, 7'th Edition; Warren J. Keegan and Mark C. Green, ISBN-13: 979-0-13-271915-5

Intersession Course
6K:285 EXC (MSCI:9185) Project Management (no prerequisite required)
Instructor: George Hollins  Textbooks: 1. Lewis, James P.; Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control: The Ultimate Hands-On Guide to Bringing Projects in On Time and On Budget (Fifth Edition); ISBN-10: 0071746528
ISBN-13: 978-0071746526;   2. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: (Pmbok Guide, 4e), December 31, 2008 | ISBN-10: 1933890517 | ISBN-13: 978-1933890517 | Edition: 4 Original


 

Winter Course
6J:268 EXC (MGMT:7850) Seminar in Management (Management through Constructive Persuasion)
Instructor: Patrick Highland  Textbook:  No textbook is required for this course.  There will be required Harvard cases posted to ICON.  

 

Winter (January) Course
6K:293 EXC (MSCI:9130) Seminar in Lean Practices (Lean Academy) Prerequisite: 6N:229 (MBA:8190)
Instructors: Barrett Thomas and Ann Campbell   Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  A required Harvard case will be posted to ICON.

Fall/Winter 2012 Textbook Listing is Currently in Progress.


6N:211 EXD (MBA:8110) Marketing Management
Instructor: Bob Cline  Textbook: Essentials of Marketing Management, by Greg W. Marshall/ Mark W. Johnston; McGraw-Hill Irwin; Hall 2011, ISBN: 978-0-07-755859-8. The package includes 2011 UPDATE TO MARKETING MANAGEMENT.The package includes 2011 UPDATE TO MARKETING MANAGEMENT.


6N:212 EXD (MBA:8120) Management in Organizations
Instructor: Dennis Schrag  Textbooks: 1. Essentials of Organizational Behavior by Stephen P Robbins and Timothy A Judge  9th Edition  I DO NOT WANT THE NEWER EDITION.   ISBN: 9780132431521    2. Strengthfinder 2.0 by Tom Rath (includes on-line survey) From Amazon---ISBN-10: 159562015X
ISBN-13: 978-1595620156


6N:213 EXD (MBA:8160) Managerial Economics
Instructor: Stacey Brook  Textbook: Krugman and Wells, Microeconomics, third edition. ISBN-10: 1-4292-8342-4  ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-8342-7. In addtion, Harvard cases will be posted on ICON.  There will be charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $20.00 for the cases. 


6N:215 EXD (MBA:8140) Corporate Financial Reporting
Instructor: Roy Pettibone  Textbook: Easton, P.D., J.J. Wild, R.F. Halsey, and M. McAnally Financial Accounting for MBAs, 5th Edition, 2012, Cambridge Business Publishers ISBN: 978-1-934319-98-7.


6N:216 EXD (MBA:8150) Business Analytics
Instructor: Phil Jones  Textbook: Statistics, Data Analysis, and Decision Modeling, 4th Edition, by J.R. Evans, Prentice Hall (2010); ISBN 0-13-606600-3
 

6N:223 EXD (MBA:8210) Global Business Strategy
Instructor: Rajendra Sinha  Textbook: Cavusgil, Knight, Riesenberger; International Business:The New Realities; Second ed; 9780136090984


6N:225 EXD (MBA:8180) Managerial Finance
Instructor: Jeffrey Hart  Textbook: Corporate Finance, Portfolio Management, and Equity Investments, Level 1 – Book 4 for the 2012 CFA Exam, ISBN: 978-1-4277-3615-4, published by Kaplan, 2011.
 

6N:229 EXD (MBA:8190) Operations Management  Prerequisite: 6N:216
Instructor: Ann Campbell  Textbook: Cachon and Terwiesch, Matching Supply with Demand, third edition (but second edition can still be used) ISBN-10: 0073525200 | ISBN-13: 978-0073525204
 

6N:240 EXD (MBA:8300) Strategic Management and Policy  Prerequisites: 6N:211, 6N:215, 6N:216, 6N:225, & 6N:229
Coordinator: Gary Gaeth
Instructors: Bob Stahlin & Stephanie Bauder   No textbook will be required for this course. Students will be asked to purchase a license for the Marketplace Simulation program (Cost to be determined). Please bring a credit card and laptop the first night of class. Instructions will be given the first night of class. 

6M:232 EXD (MKTG:8120) Buyer Behavior Prerequisite: 6N:211 Marketing Management
Instructor: D. J. Nayakankuppam  No textbook is required for this course.  There will be several case studies posted on ICON.  A charge of apporximately $50.00 will be posted to the students U-bill for the cases. 


6T:210 EXD (ENT:9000) Developing the Professional Service Business
Instructor: Dennis Schrag  Textbook: Selling the Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing, Harry Beckwith ISBN 10: 0446672319 / 0-446-67231-9. ISBN 13: 9780446672313. There will be a charge to the student's U-Bill of approximately $32.00 for Harvard cases and a self-scoring inventory. 


Intersession Course
6F:207 EXD (FIN:9350) Wealth Management  Prerequisite: 6N:225 Managerial Finance
Instructor: John Spitzer  Textbook:  No textbook is required for this course. 

 
Intersession Course
6J:262 EXD (MGMT:9120) Leadership and Personal Development
Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters  Textbook: Arbinger Institute (2010). Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box. Berrett-Koehler Publishers. 2nd ed. ISBN: 978-1576759776.  There will also be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $78.00 for a Leadership Assesment. 

Winter (January) Course
6K:293 EXD (MSCI:9130) Seminar in Lean Practices (Lean Academy)  Prerequisite: 6N:229 (MBA:8190)
Instructors: Phil Jones and Tom Bednar  Textbook: no textbook is required for this course. 

Fall/Winter 2012 Textbook Listing is Currently in Progress.

 

6N:211 EXQ (MBA:8110) Marketing Management
Instructor: Cathy Cole  Textbook: A Framework for Marketing Management, 5E Kotler and Keller, Prentice Hall 2012 ISBN 978-0-13-253930


6N:216 EXQ (MBA:8150) Business Analytics
Instructor: Sam Burer  Textbook: Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science,  D. Bertsimas and R.M. Freund, ISBN: 0-9759146-0-X  Dynamic Ideas  Year: 2004  Edition: 1st


6N:223 EXQ (MBA:8210) Global Business Strategy
Instructor: Dimy Doresca  Textbook: Cavusgil, S.T., Knight G., and Riesenberger J. (2008), International Business: Strategy, Management, and the New Reality. Pearson Higher Education (ISBN- 10: 0131738607).


6N:225 EXQ (MBA:8180) Managerial Finance
Instructor: Jeffrey Hart  Textbook: Corporate Finance, Portfolio Management, and Equity Investments, Level 1 – Book 4 for the 2012 CFA Exam, ISBN: 978-1-4277-3615-4, published by Kaplan, 2011.

 
6N:240 EXQ (MBA:8300) Strategic Management and Policy  Prerequisites: 6N:211, 6N:215, 6N:216, 6N:225, & 6N:229
Coordinator: Gary Gaeth
Instructor: TBD  No textbook will be required for this course. Students will be asked to purchase a license for the Marketplace Simulation program (Cost to be determined). Please bring a credit card and laptop the first night of class. Instructions will be given the first night of class. 


Intersession Course
6J:227 EXQ (MGMT:9270) Human Resource Management
Instructor: Dennis Schrag   Textbook: Human Resource Management: Linking Strategy to Practice:  by Greg L Stewart and Kenneth G. Brown; John Wiley and Sons.  2009  (the 2008-2009 edition) ISBN-10: 0471717517 | ISBN-13: 978-0471717515


Intersession Course
6M:231 EXQ (MKTG:9170) Business to Business Marketing  Prerequisite: 6N:211 or previous marketing coursework or significant work experience in marketing
Instructor: Bob Cline  Textbook:  Business Marketing Management b2b, 11th Ed by Michael Hutt and Thomas Speh, SOUTH-WESTERN, Cengage Learning, ISBN: 978-1-133-18956-5

Intersession Course
6T:220 EXQ (ENTR:9100) Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Instructor: David Hensley and Lee Eilers  Textbook: Entrepreneurship, William D. Bygrave and Andrew Zacharakis, Wiley; 2 edition (October 12, 2010). ISBN-10: 0470450371, ISBN-13: 978-0470450376.



Winter (January) Course
6F:207 EXQ (FIN:9350) Wealth Management Prerequisite: 6N:225 Managerial Finance
Instructor: John Gallo  Textbook:  G. Victor Hallman & Jerry Rosenbloom, Private Wealth Management: The Complete Reference for the Personal Financial Planner, Eighth Edition, ISBN 978-0-07-154421-4

Fall/Winter 2012 Textbook Listing is Currently in Progress.

 

6K:227 EXP (MSCI:9210) Introduction to Modeling with VBA  Prerequisite: 6N:216 (MBA:8150)
Instructor: Gautam Pant   Textbook: VBA for Modelers: Developing Decision Support Systems with Microsoft Office Excel, S. Christian Albright. South Western, Cengage Learning, Fourth Edition  ISBN-10: 1133190871.


Intersession Course
6J:205 EXP (MGMT:9260) Contemporary Topics – Ethics & the Law
Instructor: Bruce Haupert   Textbook:  No textbook is required for this course.

 

 

Fall/Winter 2012 Textbook Listing is Currently in Progress.

6K:227 EXW (MSCI:9210) Introduction to Modeling with VBA  Prerequisite: 6N:216 (MBA:8150)
Instructor:  Warren Boe  Textbook: VBA for Modelers: Developing Decision Support Systems with Microsoft Office Excel, S. Christian Albright, South-Western, Cengage Learning, 2012  ISBN-13: 978-1-133-19089-9  ISBN-10: 1-133-19089-8

Fall/Winter 2012 Textbook Listing is Currently in Progress.

 


6N:235 EXA Seminar in International Business:  Going & Growing Global in the UAE

This 3-semester hour course can be used as an elective or as a substitute for 6N:223 Global Business Strategy, a required core course.

Location:  Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Instructor:  Frank Rydzewski
Dates: Pre-departure class session and orientation in Iowa City on Sunday, December 2 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Room C435 Pomerantz Center. 
Attendance is required at the pre-departure class session/orientation in Iowa City; the other class sessions will be held abroad.
 
                           Tentative Program Dates in the UAE:  January 5 – 12 (not including travel)

 

6N:235 EXK Seminar in International Business:  Going & Growing Global in China

This 3-semester hour course can be used as an elective or as a substitute for 6N:223 Global Business Strategy, a required core course.

Location:  Hong Kong and Southern China
Instructor:  Scott Henson
Dates: Pre-departure class session and orientation in Iowa City on Sunday, December 2 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.  Room C425 Pomerantz Center.
Attendance is required at the pre-departure class session/orientation in Iowa City; the other class sessions will be held abroad.

                              Tentative Program Dates in China:  January 5 – 12 (not including travel) 





 

Ordering Information

  1. Textbooks and Hard Copy Course Packets—available through Iowa Book and Supply, unless otherwise noted. Prices for textbook and hard copy course packets available through Iowa Book and Supply can be found on its website.

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  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:
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    Most electronic course packets are available on a separate website and are NOT available through Iowa Book and Supply. If, however, your course packet is listed as available only at Iowa Book and Supply, it will NOT be available electronically.