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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 2014 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: Bob Cline  Textbook: Drucker on Marketing, William A. Cohen, ISBN 978-0-07-177862-6; e-ISBN 978-0-07-177863-3.

MBA:8120 0EXC (6N:212) Management in Organizations
Instructor: Dennis Schrag  Textbooks: 1. Essentials of Organizational Behavior by Stephen P Robbins and Timothy A Judge  9th Edition---This is an older edition, and less expensive.  ISBN-10: 0132431521,  ISBN-13: 9780132431521.  2. Strengthfinder 2.0 by Tom Rath (includes on-line survey), ISBN-10: 9781595620156, ISBN-13: 978-1595620156, From Amazon---MUST BE NEW BOOK---In the book store about $25.00; on-line about $15.00.  There will also be a required assessment handed out in class and required Harvard 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 assessment and cases.

MBA:8140 0EXC (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, 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 Please note that this is the SIXTH EDITION (the previous editions are out-of-date).

MBA:8150 0EXC (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.

MBA:8160 0EXC (6N:213) Managerial Economics
Instructor: Stacey Brook  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.

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: Loose Leaf, Fundamentals of Financial Management Concise 8th Edition, 2015, Brigham/Houston, Publisher Cengage Learning, ISBN 978-1-305-36698-5.  Or purchase the eBook version at the following site (to get the reduced cost):
http://www.cengagebrain.com/micro/1-1SMJAY2; also you will need to provide the Course Key: MTPQ-JJQP-N3QK.

MBA:8190 0EXC (6N:229) Operations Management
Prerequisite: MBA:8150 (6N:216) Business Analytics
Instructor: Patrick Johanns  Textbook: Cachon and Terwiesch, Matching Supply with Demand, 3rd Edition, 2008, McGraw Hill, ISBN 978-0073525204.  There will also be a required simulation, and several Harvard cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $50.00 to cover the cost of the simulation and cases. 

MBA:8210 0EXC (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)

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
Instructor: 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. 

FIN:9310 0EXC (6F:218) Corporate Financial Strategy
Prerequisite: MBA:8180 (6N:225) Managerial Finance
Instructor: Yiming Qian  Textbook: The recommended (but not required) textbook is: Ross, S.A., Westerfield, R.W. and J.F. Jaffe (thereafter RWJ), Corporate Finance, 10th edition (Irwin/McGraw-Hill). 

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

Intersession Course
MKTG:9330 0EXC (6M:253) Product and Pricing
Prerequisite: MBA:8110 (6N:211) Marketing Management
Instructor: John Murry

Intersession Course
ENTR:9400 0EXC (6T:246) Evaluating Innovation Opportunities
Instructor: Lee Eilers  Textbook: Byers, Technology Ventures, 4th edition, ISBN: 9780073523422.

 

Winter Session:
MGMT:7850 0EXC (6J:268) Managing Through Constructive Persuasion

Instructor: Patrick Highland  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.

Winter Session:
MSCI:9130 0EXC (6K:293) Seminar in LEAN Practices (Lean Academy)

Prerequisite: MBA:8190 (6N:229) Operations Management
Instructors: Patrick Johanns & Jeffrey Ohlmann  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course. Addtional course materials will be handed out in class. There will also be a required Harvard case. There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $4.00 to cover the cost of the case. 

Winter Session:
MGMT:9230 0EXC (6J:242) Managing and Preventing Conflict

Instructor: Kevin Keith

 

Fall-Winter 2014 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: MM 4 (with CourseMate Printed Access Card), Dawn Iacobucci, 4th Edition, Cengage Learning, January 2013, 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 World's 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: Roy Pettibone  Textbook:  Financial Accounting for MBAs, Easton, Wild, Halsey and McAnally, Sixth edition, 978-1-61853-100-1.

MBA:8150 0EXD (6N:216) Business Analytics
Instructor: Rick Jerz  Textbook: Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science, by D. Bertsimas and R.M. Freund, ISBN 0-9759146-0-X.

MBA:8160 0EXD (6N:213) Managerial Economics
Instructor: Don Szeszycki  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be several required Harvard cases and chapters 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 and chapters.

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 optional (i.e., not required) textbook for the course is Principles of Corporate Finance, Brealey, Myers and Allen, 11th Edition 2014, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, ISBN: 978-0-07-803476-3.

MBA:8190 0EXD (6N:229) Operations Management
Prerequisite: MBA:8150 (6N:216) Business Analytics
Instructor: Barry Thomas  Textbook: Cachon and Terweisch, Matching Supply with Demand: An Introduction to Operations Management, McGraw Hill/Irwin; 3 edition (February 24, 2012), ISBN-13: 978-0073525204.  There will also be required simulations and cases.  There will be a charge to the student's U-bill of approximately $50.00 to cover the cost of the simulations and cases.  

MBA:8210 EXD (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.

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: 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. 

FIN:9220 0EXD (6F:216) Fixed Income Securities
Prerequisite: MBA:8180 (6N:225) Managerial Finance
Instructor: Matt Trosper  Textbook: Fixed Income Analysis, Frank J. Fabozzi, second Edition, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. January 22, 2007 | ISBN-10: 047005221X | ISBN-13: 978-0470052211.

MGMT:9270 0EXD (6J:227) Human Resource Management
Instructor: Kevin Keith  Textbook: Human Resources Management, 2e, Kenneth Brown and Greg Stewart, ISBN-13: 9780470530498, ISBN: 0470530499.  There will also be several required Harvard 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.

MKTG:9350 0EXD (6M:255) Marketing Communications & Promotion
Prerequisite: MBA:8110 (6N:211) Marketing Management or previous marketing course work or significant work experience in marketing
Instructor: Alice Wang  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.   

Intersession Course:
MGMT:7900 0EXD (6J:205) Effective Managerial Communication
Instructor: Patrick Highland  Textbook: No textbook is required for this course.  There will be two required Harvard cases which will be 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. 

Intersession Course:
MGMT:8120 0EXD (6J:262) Leadership and Professional Development
Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters  Textbooks: 1. Arbinger Institute. Leadership and Self Deception (Getting out of the Box). Barrett-Koehler Publishers Inc., (Jan 2010) (ISBN: 978-1576759776).  2. George, Bill, David Gergen and Peter Sims, True North: Discover your Authentic Leadership. Jossey Bass, (ISBN: 978-0787987510).

Winter Session:
MSCI:9130 0EXD (6K:293) Seminar in LEAN Practices (Lean Academy)
Prerequisite: MBA:8190 (6N:229) Operations Management
Instructors: Phil Jones & Tom Bednar
Fall-Winter 2014 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 0EXQ (6N:211) Marketing Management  
Instructor: Tom Walsh  Textbook: MM 4 (with CourseMate Printed Access Card), Dawn Iacobucci, 4th Edition, Cengage Learning, January 2013, ISBN-10: 1-133-62938-5, ISBN-13: 978-1-133-62938-2.

MBA:8150 0EXQ (6N:216) Business Analytics
Instructor: Daniel Conway  Textbook: Christian Albright and Wayne Winston, Business Analytics: Data Analysis and Decision Making, 5th Edition, ISBN: 978-1-133-62960-3.

MBA:8180 0EXQ (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 by Berk and DeMarzo, 3rd Edition, Pearson, ISBN 13: 978-0-13-299391-3.

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. 

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
Instructor: 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. 

MGMT:9250 0EXQ (6J:244) Managing Employee Performance
Prerequisites: MBA: 8120 ((6N:212) Management In Organizations or previous course work in management or organizational behavior/development
Instructor: Maria Kraimer  Textbook: Aguinis, H. (2013). Performance Management (3rd edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.  There will also be several required Harvard 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.

Intersession Course:
MSCI:9135 0EXQ (6K:291) Strategy Deployment
Instructor: Joy Donald

Intersession Course:
ENTR:9400 0EXQ (6T:246) Evaluating Innovation Opportunities
Instructor: Kurt Heiar

Winter Session:  
MGMT:9220 0EXQ (6J:235) Maximizing Team Performance
Instructor: Gale Mote
Fall-Winter 2014 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 0EXP (6K:227) Introducion to Modeling with VBA
Instructor: Jim Chaffee
Fall-Winter 2014 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.
MCSI:9210 0EXW (6K:227) Introduction to Modeling with VBA
Instructor: Warren Boe  Textbook: VBA for Modelers: Developing Decision Support Systems: 4th Edition, S. Christian Albright, South-Western, Cengage Learning, 2012, ISBN-10: 1133190871 ISBN-13: 9781133190875. The e-book version of this book is available from www.coursesmart.com. Students
Participation is expected in online class sessions.
One in-person class session will be held at each site:
Tuesday, August 19: Quad Cities, Room P202
Wednesday, August 20: Cedar Rapids, Room 301
Thursday, August 21: Des Moines, Room 308

ENTR:9500 0EXW (6T:250) Managing a Growth Business
Instructor: Rich McCarty  Textbook: The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship; Fourth Edition, by: William D Bygrave and AndrewZacharakis, ISBN-10: 0470481315, ISBN-13: 978-0470481318.
Participation is expected in online class sessions.    
GLOBAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

These 3-semester hour courses 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 early July and available here:  

MBA:8500 0EXA (6N:235) Seminar in international Business: Going and Growing Global in the United Arab Emirates
Instructor: Dimy Doresca
Tentative Dates: January 3–10 (depart US on January 2)
There will also be a required class session scheduled for Sunday, December 7 in Iowa City.

MBA:8500 0EXK (6N:235) Seminar in international Business: Going and Growing Global in Chile/Argentina
Instructor: Frank Rydzewski
Tentative Dates: January 4–11 (depart US on January 3)
There will also be a required class session scheduled for Sunday, December 7 in Iowa City.

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.