Summer 2017

This page lists the required textbooks for upcoming courses. Unless noted, all materials are required and should be brought to the first class meeting. Choose your location:

Charges for course materials (Harvard cases, assessments, simulations, or hard copy course packets) will be billed to your U-Bill. You will not be charged if you drop the course before the drop deadline (see details).

Ordering information  

Cedar Rapids

Summer Core

MBA:8110 EXC—Marketing Management—Instructor: Nancy Abram
No Required textbook.

MBA:8140 EXC—Corporate Financial Reporting—Instructor: Lisa Dutchik
Required text: Easton, P.D., J.J. Wilde, 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 Please note that this is the SIXTH EDITION (the previous editions are out-of-date).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 EXC—Managerial Economics—Instructor: Stacey Brook
No Required textbook. 

MBA:8180 EXC—Managerial Finance—Instructor: Art Durnev
Required text: Corporate Finance, 4th edition, Jonathan Berk, Peter DeMarzo.  ISBN-13:978-0134083278,  ISBN-10:013408327X.

Summer Electives

FIN:9270 EXC—Security Analysis—Instructor: Jeff Hart
Required Text:  The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing, 2nd Edition, ISBN 978-1-118-92128-9, by Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, and Michael Lebouf, c. 2014, J. Wiley & Sons, Inc. 

MGMT:9270 EXC—Human Resource Management—Instructor: Dennis Schrag
No textbook required

MSCI:6130 EXC—Applied Optimization—Instructor: Sam Burer
No textbook required

MSCI:9230 EXC—Database Systems—Instructor: Wenjun Wang
Required text: Jeffrey A. Hoffer, Ramesh Venkataraman, Heikki Topi, Modern Database Management, 12th Edition (ISBN: 978-0-13-354461-9), Pearson, 2015. 


Iowa City

There are no Summer 2017 courses scheduled for the Iowa City campus.

Des Moines

Summer Core

MBA:8110 EXD—Marketing Management—Instructors: John Murray and Tom Walsh
Required text: A Framework for Marketing Management Philip Kotler/Kevin Lane Keller 6th Edition, 2016 ISBN:978-0-13-387131-9 ISBN:0-13-387131-2.

MBA:8120 EXD—Management in Organizations—Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Required text: Gallup, First Break all the Rules, 2016 Edition, ISBN: 978-1-59562-111-5. PLEASE BE SURE TO PURCHASE THIS UPDATED BOOK and not the older book from 1999. Each student also will download a Harvard Business Review coursepack at an additional cost. 

MBA:8140 EXD—Corporate Financial Reporting—Instructor: Roy Pettibone
Required text: Financial Accounting for MBAs by Easton et al; Sixth Edition  ISBN #978-1-61853-100-1.

MBA:8150 EXD—Business Analytics—Instructor: Ben Margolin
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 EXD—Managerial Economics— Instructor: A’amer Farooqi
No required text. Each student will download a coursepack at an additional cost.

Summer Electives

FIN:9100 EXD—Entrepreneurship & Innovation—Instructor: Bob Walker
Required TextEntrepreneurship, Heidi Neck, Christopher Neck, Emma L Murray, 1e, Sage, ISBN 978-1-4833-8352-1 

FIN:9150 EXD—Financial Modeling & Firm Valuation—Instructor: Mahmut Ilerisoy
Required texts: Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies, by Koller, Goedhart, and Wessels (McKinsey & Company, Inc.), 6th ed., c. 2015, J. Wiley & Sons, Inc.

MGMT:9110 EXD—Dynamics of Negotiations—Instructor: Andy Hosmanek 
Required text: 1. How to Argue & Win Every Time: At Home, At Work, In Court, Everywhere, Everyday. By Gerry Spence. ISBN-10:0312144776 ISBN-13:978-0312144777 2. Bargaining for Advantage:Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People 2nd Edition G. Richard Shell ISBN-10:0143036971 ISBN-13:978-0143036975.

MGMT:9190 EXD—International Marketing—Instructor: Mark Green
Required text: Keegan, Warren J., and Green, Mark C. Global Marketing, Ninth edition. Published by Pearson ISBN-978-0-13-412994-5.

MSCI:6070 EXD—Data Science—Instructor: Nick Street
Required Text: Data Science for Business: What you need to know about data mining and data-analytic thinking, F. Provost and T. Fawcett. O'Reilly, 2013. ISBN 978-1-449-36132-7.   2. Data Mining with Rattle and R: The Art of Excavating Data for Knowledge Discovery, G. Williams. Springer, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4419-9889-7. e-ISBN 978-4419-9890-3

MSCI:9185 EXD—Project Management—Instructor: Wayne Kaul
Required text: 1. Verzuh, Eric (2016). The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, (Fifth Edition), John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 9781119086574. 2. Project Management Institute (2013). A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: (PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition), ISBN10: 9781935589679.  Case Studies: 1. Project Management Institute (2005). Case Studies in Project Management: Project Phoenix: Rebuilding an American Landmark, ISBN10: 1930699514 ISBN13: 9781930699519. 2. Project Management Institute (2006). Case Studies in Project Management: The Glasgow Science Centre Tower Project, ISBN10: 1930699964 ISBN13: 9781930699960. 


Quad Cities

Summer Core

MBA:8140 EXQ—Corporate Financial Reporting—Instructor: Roy Pettibone
Required text:  Financial Accounting for MBAs by Easton et al; Sixth Edition978-1-61853-100-1.

MBA:8160 EXQ—Managerial Economics—Instructor: Don Szeszycki
No text is required. Each student also will download a coursepack at an additional cost.

MBA:8240 EXQ—Operations and Supply Chain—Instructor: Jennifer Blackhurst
Required text: Matching Supply with Demand, 3rd Edition Cachon and Terwiesch ISBN 978-0-07-352250-4.  

Summer Electives

ENTR:9100 EXQ—Entrepreneurship & Innovation—Instructor: Bob Walker
Required text: Entrepreneurship, Heidi Neck, Christopher Neck, Emma L Murray, 1e, Sage, ISBN 978-1-4833-8352-1 

FIN:9140 EXQ—Corporate & Financial Risk Management—Instructor: Erik Lie
No Required textbook.

MGMT:9120 EXQ – Leadership & Personal Development – Instructor: Ginny Wilson-Peters
Required text: 1.Arbinger Institute. Leadership and Self Deception (Getting out of the Box). Barrett-Koehler Publishers Inc., (Jan 2010) (ISBN: 978-1576759776) 2.Discover your Trun North. Bill George, 2015 edition; ISBN:978-1-119-08294-1. There will also be a 360 Leadership assessment which every student will be required to take. The cost is $150.00.

MSCI:6070 EXQ—Data Science—Instructor: Wenjun Wang
Required textbook: 1. Data Science for Business: What you need to know about data mining and data-analytic thinking, F. Provost and T. Fawcett. O'Reilly, 2013 (ISBN: 978-1-449-36132-7) 2. Data Mining with Rattle and R: The Art of Excavating Data for Knowledge Discovery, G. Williams. Springer, 2011 (ISBN: 978-1-4419-9889-7).



Summer Core

MBA:8150 EXW – Business Analytics – Instructor: Rick Jerz
Required text: Douglas A. Lind, William G Marchal, and Samuel A. Wathen, Statistical Techniques in Business & Economics, 15th Edition, McGraw Hill Irwin, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-07-340180-5. 

MBA:8300:EXW - Foundations in Strategy - Instructor: Marketa Rickley
No textbook is required.  

Summer Electives

FIN:9350 EXW – Wealth Management – Instructor: Ashish Tiwari
No required textbook

MGMT:9210 EXW – Law & Ethics – Instructor: Andy Hosmanek
No required textbook.


Ordering information


All textbooks are available through Iowa Book and Supply unless otherwise noted. (Click on Extension Courses, then select your course number and section.) Iowa Book and Supply will ship your purchases to you. Prices can be found on the company website. ISBN numbers listed are per Iowa Book and Supply and may not be valid for online vendors. 

You are welcome to use online vendors to purchase textbooks, but please be careful to purchase the correct item and edition, and ensure shipping is managed so the books are in hand prior to the first day of class.


If you see a listing for a "Jumpbook," it's a digital version of the textbook. They're significantly less expensive than the hard copy, but have no resale value and are good for one semester only. It's offered as an alternative to the hard copy book.

Electronic course packets

Students will be notified of how to access electronic course packets by the instructor on ICON. They are not available elsewhere or through Iowa Book and Supply.