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Summer 2017

Including Global Learning Opportunities (GLO)

  • Course schedule is subject to change.
  • Each course is 3 semester hours of credit.
  • The program reserves the right to extend courses by one week if class is canceled due to extenuating circumstances (such as inclement weather).
  • View important registration details for Summer 2017 (including deadlines) on the Registration Information page.
  • Download and print the Spring 2017 schedule and the Summer 2017 schedule.
  • View descriptions of Professional MBA courses.

Cedar Rapids Courses

Professional MBA courses in Cedar Rapids are conducted at the Cedar Rapids Center at 221 2nd Ave. SE, Suite 300. Iowa City courses are in the Pomerantz Center or Pappajohn Business Building. See locations for more information.

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Core MBA:8110:0EXC Marketing Management

Instructor: Nancy Abram
Mondays and Thursdays
May 15 - June 22
6:00-9:40 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8140:0EXC Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Lisa Dutchik
Wednesdays
May 17 - July 26
No class June 21
6:00-10:00 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8160:0EXC Managerial Economics

Instructor: Stacey Brook
Mondays and Thursdays
June 26 - August 3
6:00-9:40 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8180:0EXC Managerial Finance

Instructor: Art Durnev
Mondays and Thursdays
June 26 - August 3
6:00-9:40 p.m.
303 MBA:8140 or previous finance/accounting course work

Elective FIN:9270:0EXC Security Analysis

Instructor: Jeffrey Hart
Mondays and Thursdays
May 15 - June 22
6:00-9:40 p.m.
302 MBA:8180

Elective MGMT:9230:0EXC Managing and Preventing Conflicts

Instructors: Jay Christensen-Szalanski & Lon Moeller
June 16 - July 12
In-person class sessions:
Friday-Saturday, July 7-8
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
301 This course will be delivered using a combination of in-person class sessions, recorded lectures, and discussion boards. Recorded lectures can be accessed beginning June 16.and must be viewed prior to the in-person class sessions. Additional course requirements are also due by July 7. The course will NOT have required synchronous weekly class sessions with the exception of the in-person weekend classes on July 7-8. Please note the in-person class is not a live web session. Professors Christensen-Szalanski and Moeller will be instructing the session at the Cedar Rapids Center.
Elective MGMT:9270:0EXC Human Resource Management

Instructor: Dennis Schrag
Tuesdays
May 16 - July 25
6:00-10:00 p.m.
301
Elective MKTG:9170:0EXC Business to Business Marketing

Instructor: Mark Winkler
Mondays and Thursdays
May 15 - June 22
6:00-9:40 p.m.
304 MBA:8110

This course will be delivered utilizing videoconference technologies. The instructor will originate from both Cedar Rapids and the Quad Cities on an alternating basis.
Elective MSCI:6130:0EXC Applied Optimization

Instructor: Sam Burer
Wednesdays
May 17 - August 2
6:00-9:40 p.m.
303 MBA:8150 or MSCI:9100, and MSCI:6060 or MSCI:9060

Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate and Masters programs. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.
Elective MSCI:9130:0EXC Lean Process Improvement

Instructors: Phil Jones & Tom Bednar
May 30 - June 16
In-person class sessions
Monday-Friday, June 5-9
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
301 MBA:8190 or MBA:8240

This course will be delivered in a 5-consecutive day in-person format coupled with preparatory and post class work.
Elective MSCI:9230:0EXC Database Systems

Instructor: TBA
Tuesdays
May 16 - August 1
6:00-9:40 p.m.
303 Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate and Masters programs. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.

Des Moines Courses

Professional MBA courses in Des Moines are conducted at the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center at 1200 Grand Ave. See locations for more information.

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Core MBA:8110:0EXD Marketing Management

Instructors: John Murry & Tom Walsh
Mondays and Thursdays
May 15 - June 22
6:00-9:40 p.m.
328
Core MBA:8120:0EXD Management in Organizations

Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Wednesdays
May 17 - July 19
6:00-10:00 p.m.
328
Core MBA:8140:0EXD Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Roy Pettibone
Tuesdays
May 16 - July 25
6:00-10:00 p.m.
301
Core MBA:8150:0EXD Business Analytics

Instructor: Benjamin Margolin
Tuesdays
May 16 - August 1
No class July 25
6:00-10:00 p.m.
328
Core MBA:8160:0EXD Managerial Economics

Instructor: A'amer Farooqi
Mondays and Thursdays
May 15 - June 22
6:00-9:40 p.m.
301
Elective ENTR:9100:0EXD Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Instructor: David Hensley
May 22 - Jun 21
In-person class sessions:
Monday-Wednesday, June 5-7, and Thursday-Friday, June 15-16
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
308 This course will be delivered utilizing videoconference technologies. The instructor will originate from both Des Moines and the Quad Cities on an alternating basis. This course will be delivered in a 5- day in-person format coupled with preparatory and post class work.
Elective FIN:9150:0EXD Financial Modeling and Firm Valuation

Instructor: Mahmut Ilerisoy
Tuesdays
May 16 - July 25
6:00-10:00 p.m.
308 MBA:8180

Elective MGMT:9110:0EXD Dynamics of Negotations

Instructor: Andy Hosmanek
Wednesdays
May 17 - July 19
6:00-10:00 p.m.
308
Elective MGMT:9260:0EXD Strategic Employee Development

Instructor: Ken Brown
May 15 - June 12
In-person class sessions:
Monday-Wednesday, May 22-24, and Thursday-Friday, June 1-2
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m
328 This course will be delivered in a 5-day in-person format coupled with preparatory and post class work.
Elective MKTG:9190:0EXD International Marketing

Instructor: Mark Green
Mondays and Thursdays
June 26 - August 3
6:00-9:40 p.m.
308 MBA:8110

Elective MSCI:6070:0EXD Data Science

Instructor: TBA
Tuesdays
May 16 - August 1
6:00-9:40 p.m.
201 MBA:8150 or MSCI:9100

Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate and Masters programs. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.
Elective MSCI:6140:0EXD Information Visualization

Instructor: Amaury Lendasse
Mondays
May 15 - July 31
6:00-9:40 p.m.
201 MBA:8150 or MSCI:9100 and MSCI:6060 or MSCI:9060

Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate and Masters programs. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.
Elective MSCI:9185:0EXD Project Management

Instructor: Wayne Kaul
Thursdays
June 29, July 6, July 20
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays
July 7-8, July 21-22
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
328

Quad Cities Courses

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Core MBA:8140:0EXQ Corporate Financial Reporting

Instructor: Roy Pettibone
Wednesdays
May 17 - July 19
6:00-10:00 p.m.
120
Core MBA:8160:0EXQ Managerial Economics

Instructor: Don Szeszycki
Tuesdays
May 16 - July 25
6:00-10:00 p.m.
120
Core MBA:8240:0EXQ Operations and Supply Chain

Instructor: Jennifer Blackhurst
Mondays and Thursdays
June 26 - August 3
6:00-9:40 p.m.
112 MBA:8150

Elective ENTR:9100:0EXQ Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Instructor: David Hensley
May 22 - June 21
In-person class sessions:
Monday-Wednesday, June 5-7, Thursday-Friday, June 15-16
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
112 This course will be delivered utilizing videoconference technologies. The instructor will originate from both Des Moines and the Quad Cities on an alternating basis. This course will be delivered in a 5- day in-person format coupled with preparatory and post class work.
Elective FIN:9140:0EXQ Corporate and Financial Risk Management

Instructor: Erik Lie
Mondays and Thursdays
May 18 - June 22
6:00-10:00 p.m.
111 MBA:8180

Elective MGMT:9120:0EXQ Leadership and Personal Development

Instructor: Virginia Wilson-Peters
Thursdays
May 18 - July 20
6:00-10:00 p.m.
120
Elective MKTG:9170:0EXQ Business to Business Marketing

Instructor: Mark Winkler
Mondays and Thursdays
May 15 - June 22
6:00-9:40 p.m.
112 MBA:8110

This course will be delivered utilizing videoconference technologies. The instructor will originate from both Cedar Rapids and the Quad Cities on an alternating basis.
Elective MSCI:6070:0EXQ Data Science

Instructor: TBA
Wednesdays
May 17 - August 2
6:00-9:20 p.m.
111 MBA:8150 or MSCI:9100

Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate and Masters programs. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.

Web and Combined Delivery Courses

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Core MBA:8150:0EXW Business Analytics

Instructor: Rick Jerz
May 15 - August 3 This course is delivered via the web. This online course will NOT have required synchronous weekly class sessions, but will follow a weekly lecture and assignment schedule. The course will be delivered using recorded lectures, applied projects, and discussion boards. Course material can be accessed throughout each week at the student’s choice of time; however, assignments will be due throughout the semester on a scheduled basis.
Core MBA:8300:0EXW Foundations in Strategy

Instructor: Marketa Rickley
Thursdays
June 1 - August 3
6:00-8:00 p.m.
This course is a new core course requirement replacing Global Business Strategy in the core course requirement. If you have completed Global Business Strategy, do not enroll in this course given the content overlap. This course is delivered via the web.

This online course is delivered with a combination of recorded lecturers and live weekly class sessions. Participation in the live online class sessions is required.
Elective FIN:9350:0EXW Wealth Management

Instructor: Ashish Tiwari
June 26 - August 3
Online "class" dates:
Mondays and Thursdays
July 6 - July 31
6:00-9:30 p.m.
MBA:8180

This course is delivered via the web. This online course is delivered with a combination of recorded lecturers and live weekly class sessions that can be accessed on June 26. Participation in the live online class sessions is required.
Elective MGMT:9210:0EXW Law and Ethics

Instructor: Andrew Hosmanek
May 15 - July 20 This course is delivered via the web. This online course will NOT have live weekly class sessions, but will follow a weekly lecture and assignment schedule. The course will be delivered using recorded lectures, cases, applied projects, and discussion boards. Course material can be accessed throughout each week at the student’s choice of time; however, assignments will be due throughout the semester on a structured basis.

Global Learning Opportunity (GLO)

This three-semester hour course can be used as an elective or as a substitute for MBA:8210 Global Business Strategy, a required core course.

Check back soon for details on the January 2018 GLO.