Fall 2017 and Winter/Spring Preview

Including Global Learning Opportunities (GLO)

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
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8120:0EXC Management in Organizations
Instructor:
Virginia Wilson-Peters
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8140:0EXC Corporate Financial Reporting
Instructor:
Mark Penno
Dates/Times:
Mondays
August 21 - November 13
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8150:0EXC Business Analytics
Instructor:
Patrick Johanns
Dates/Times:
Wednesdays
August 23 - November 8
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
303
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8160:0EXC Managerial Economics
Instructor:
Luciano de Castro
Dates/Times:
Wednesdays
August 23 - November 8
6:15-9:35 p.m.
Room:
301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8240:0EXC Operations & Supply Chain
Instructor:
Barrett Thomas
Dates/Times:
Thursdays
August 24 - November 9
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
303
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8150

Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8300:0EXC Foundations in Strategy
Instructor:
Mikhail Grachev
Dates/Times:
Mondays
August 21 - November 13
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
304
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8310:0EXC Business Integration
Instructors:
Gary Gaeth & Scott Arneson
Dates/Times:
Wednesdays
August 23 - November 8
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
304
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8110, MBA:8140, MBA:8150, MBA:8180, (MBA:8190 or MBA:8240), and MBA:8300 (for those admitted Summer 2017 or later)

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
ENTR:9400:0EXC Evaluating Innovation Opportunities
(Intersession Course)
Instructor:
Kurt Heiar
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
November 14, 16, 28 & 30, December 5, 7, 12 & 14
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Saturdays
November 18 & December 2
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
302
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
FIN:9140:0EXC Corporate & Financial Risk Management
Instructor:
Richard Peter
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
304
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8180

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9092:0EXC Effective Managerial Communication
(Winter Preview)
Instructor:
Patrick Highland
Dates/Times:
January 3, 4, 11, 12 & 13
8:00 a.m.-5 p.m.
Room:
301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9130:0EXC Strategic Management of Change
(Intersession Course)
Instructor:
Sara Rynes-Weller
Dates/Times:
Fridays & Saturdays
November 17 & 18, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8120

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9220:0EXC Maximizing Team Performance
Instructor:
Gale Mote
Dates/Times:
Fridays & Saturdays
October 13-14, 20-21 & 27-28, November 3-4
Fridays
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
303
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MKTG:9340:0EXC Customer Analysis
(Intersession Course)
Instructor:
D.J. Nayakankuppam
Dates/Times:
Thursdays
November 16 & 30, December 7 & 14
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
November 18, December 2, 9, & 16
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
304
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8110

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MSCI:6060:0EXC Data Programming in R
Instructor:
Benjamin Margolin
Dates/Times:
Thursdays
August 24 - November 16 (will include one night off for faculty travel, date TBD)
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
302
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate and Masters programs. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MSCI:6100:0EXC Text Analytics
Instructor:
Qihang Lin
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays
August 22 - November 14 (will include one night off for faculty travel, date TBD)
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
302
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MSCI:6060 and (MSCI:6070 or MSCI:9110)

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
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8110:0EXD Marketing Management
Instructor:
Mark Winkler
Dates/Times:
Wednesdays
August 23 - November 8
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
328
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8120:0EXD Management in Organizations
Instructor:
Virginia Wilson-Peters
Dates/Times:
Thursdays
August 24 - November 9
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
328
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8140:0EXD Corporate Financial Reporting
Instructor:
Roy Pettibone
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8150:0EXD Business Analytics
Instructor:
Benjamin Margolin
Dates/Times:
Mondays
August 21 - November 13
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8160:0EXD Managerial Economics
Instructor:
Don Szeszycki
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
328
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8180:0EXD Managerial Finance
Instructor:
Dirk Laschanzky
Dates/Times:
Thursdays
August 24 - November 9
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8140 or previous finance/accounting course work

Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8240:0EXD Operations & Supply Chain
Instructor:
Ray de Matta
Dates/Times:
Mondays
August 21 - November 13
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
328
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8150

Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8300:0EXD Foundations in Strategy
Instructor:
Marketa Rickley
Dates/Times:
Thursdays
August 24 - November 9
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
308
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8310:0EXD Business Integration
Instructors:
Gary Gaeth & Robert Stahlin
Dates/Times:
Wednesdays
August 23 - November 8
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
308
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8110, MBA:8140, MBA:8150, MBA:8180, (MBA:8190 or MBA:8240), and MBA:8300 (for those admitted Summer 2017 or later)

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
ENTR:9400:0EXD Evaluating Innovation Opportunities
Instructor:
Wade Steenhoek
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
308
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
FIN:9200:0EXD Portfolio Management
Instructor:
Dirk Laschanzky
Dates/Times:
Mondays
August 21 - November 13
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
308
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8180

This course will be delivered utilizing videoconference technologies. The instructor will originate from both Des Moines and Quad Cities on an alternating basis.

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9090:0EXD Influence & Constructive Persuasion
(Intersession Course)
Instructor:
Patrick Highland
Dates/Times:
Fridays & Saturdays
November 17 & 18, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Fridays
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Room:
201 & 301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Classes will be held in Room 201 on November 17 & 18 and in Room 301 on December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9091:0EXD Corporate Social Responsibility
(Winter Preview)
Instructor:
Adam Hammes
Dates/Times:
January 3, 4, 5, 8 & 9
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Room:
308
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9120:0EXD Leadership & Personal Development
(Intersession Course)
Instructor:
Virginia Wilson-Peters
Dates/Times:
Fridays & Saturdays
November 17 & 18, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
328
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MKTG:9350:0EXD Marketing Communication & Promotions
(Intersession Course)
Instructor:
Alice Wang
Dates/Times:
Fridays & Saturdays
November 17 & 18, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
308
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8110

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MSCI:6050:0EXD Data Management & Visual Analytics
Instructor:
Gautam Pant
Dates/Times:
Wednesdays
August 23 - November 8
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
201
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate and Masters programs. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MSCI:6110:0EXD Big Data Management
Instructor:
Xun Zhou
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
201
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
(MSCI:6050 or MSCI:9050) 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.

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MSCI:9010:0EXD Contemporary Topics in Analytics: Agile Project Management
(Winter Preview)
Instructor:
Wayne Kaul
Dates/Times:
January 4, 5, 10 & 11
12:30 - 9:00 p.m.
January 6
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
328
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:

Iowa City Courses

Professional MBA courses in Iowa City will be conducted at the Pomerantz Center at 213 North Clinton Street. See locations for more information.

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MSCI:9210:0EXP Introduction to Modeling with VBA
Instructor:
Jim Chaffee
Dates/Times:
Mondays
August 21 - November 13
5:30-8:50 p.m.
Room:
C425 PC
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:

Quad Cities Courses

Unless otherwise noted, Professional MBA courses in the Quad Cities will be conducted at the Birchwood Learning Center at 4620 E. 53rd Street in Davenport. See locations for more information.

Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8110:0EXQ Marketing Management
Instructor:
Catherine Cole
Dates/Times:
Thursdays
August 24 - November 9
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
120
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8150:0EXQ Business Analytics
Instructor:
Rick Jerz
Dates/Times:
Wednesdays
August 23 - November 8
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
120
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8180:0EXQ Managerial Finance
Instructor:
Jeff Hart
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays
August 22 - November 7
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
120
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8140 or previous finance/accounting course work

Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8300:0EXQ Foundations in Strategy
Instructors:
Mariya Bobina & Mikhail Grachev
Dates/Times:
Thursdays
August 24 - November 9
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
112
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Core
Course title:
MBA:8310:0EXQ Business Integration
Instructors:
Gary Gaeth & Jon Gray
Dates/Times:
Wednesdays
August 23 - November 8
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
112
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8110, MBA:8140, MBA:8150, MBA:8180, (MBA:8190 or MBA:8240), and MBA:8300 (for those admitted Summer 2017 or later)

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
FIN:9200:0EXQ Portfolio Management
Instructor:
Dirk Laschanzky
Dates/Times:
Mondays
August 21 - November 13
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
112
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8180

This course will be delivered utilizing videoconference technologies. The instructor will originate from both Des Moines and Quad Cities on an alternating basis.

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9091:0EXQ Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability
Instructor:
Ion Vasi
Dates/Times:
Mondays
August 21 - November 13
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
120
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9130:0EXQ Strategic Management of Change
(Winter Preview)
Instructor:
Ken Brown
Dates/Times:
January 3, 4, 5, 11 & 12
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Room:
120
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8120

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9220:0EXQ Maximizing Team Performance
(Intersession Course)
Instructor:
Gale Mote
Dates/Times:
Fridays & Saturdays
November 17 & 18, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
120
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MKTG:9230:0EXQ Strategic Brand Positioning
(Intersession Course)
Instructor:
John Murry
Dates/Times:
Mondays
November 27, December 4 & 11
6:00-9:45 p.m. (delivered online)
Saturdays
November 18, December 2, 9 & 16
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (delivered in person)
Room:
112
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8110

This course will be delivered utilizing a combination of online and in-person instruction. Instructor-moderated sessions will be delivered online on Monday evenings. Saturday sessions will be in person in the Quad Cities.

Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MSCI:6060:0EXQ Data Programming in R
Instructor:
Sam Burer
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays
August 22 - November 14 (will one night off for faculty travel, TBD)
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
111
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Course held through the Business Analytics Certificate and Masters programs. Credits can be used to fulfill MBA elective credit.
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MSCI:6150:0EXQ Financial Analytics
Instructor:
Mark Bennett
Dates/Times:
Thursdays
August 24 - November 9
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
111
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
(MSCI:9100 or MBA:8150) and MSCI:6060

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
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
ENTR:9500:0EXW Managing the Growth Business
Instructor:
Rich McCarty
Dates/Times:
Thursdays
August 24 - November 9
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
This course will be delivered online via live weekly class sessions. Participation in online sessions is required.
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MKTG:9015:0EXW Social Media Marketing for Business
Instructor:
Nick Westergaard
Dates/Times:
Mondays
August 21 - November 13
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Room:
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8110

This course will be delivered online via live weekly class sessions. Participation in online sessions is required.

Fall 2017 Intersession Courses

Location & Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Cedar Rapids
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
ENTR:9400:0EXC Evaluating Innovation Opportunities
Instructor:
Kurt Heiar
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
November 14, 16, 28 & 30, December 5, 7, 12 & 14
6:00-9:20 p.m.
Saturdays
November 18 & December 2
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
302
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Cedar Rapids
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9130:0EXC Strategic Management of Change
Instructor:
Sara Rynes-Weller
Dates/Times:
Fridays & Saturdays
November 17 & 18, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8120

Cedar Rapids
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MKTG:9340:0EXC Customer Analysis
Instructor:
D.J. Nayakankuppam
Dates/Times:
Thursdays
November 16 & 30, December 7 & 14
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
November 18, December 2, 9, & 16
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
304
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8110

Des Moines
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9090:0EXD Influence & Constructive Persuasion
Instructor:
Patrick Highland
Dates/Times:
Fridays & Saturdays
November 17 & 18, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Fridays
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Room:
201 & 301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Classes will be held in Room 201 on November 17 & 18 and in Room 301 on December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Des Moines
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9120:0EXD Leadership & Personal Development
Instructor:
Virginia Wilson-Peters
Dates/Times:
Fridays & Saturdays
November 17 & 18, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
328
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Des Moines
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MKTG:9350:0EXD Marketing Communication & Promotions
Instructor:
Alice Wang
Dates/Times:
Fridays & Saturdays
November 17 & 18, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
308
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8110

Quad Cities
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9220:0EXQ Maximizing Team Performance
Instructor:
Gale Mote
Dates/Times:
Fridays & Saturdays
November 17 & 18, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16
Fridays
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
120
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Quad Cities
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MKTG:9230:0EXQ Strategic Brand Positioning
Instructor:
John Murry
Dates/Times:
Mondays
November 27, December 4 & 11
6:00-9:45 p.m. (delivered online)
Saturdays
November 18, December 2, 9 & 16
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (delivered in person)
Room:
112
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8110

This course will be delivered utilizing a combination of online and in-person instruction. Instructor-moderated sessions will be delivered online on Monday evenings. Saturday sessions will be in person in the Quad Cities.

Winter Preview Courses

Location & Type Course Dates and Times Room Prereq(s) and Notes
Cedar Rapids
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9092:0EXC Effective Managerial Communication
Instructor:
Patrick Highland
Dates/Times:
January 3, 4, 11, 12 & 13
8:00 a.m.-5 p.m.
Room:
301
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Des Moines
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9091:0EXD Corporate Social Responsibility
Instructor:
Adam Hammes
Dates/Times:
January 3, 4, 5, 8 & 9
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Room:
308
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Des Moines
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MSCI:9010:0EXD Contemporary Topics in Analytics: Agile Project Management
Instructor:
Wayne Kaul
Dates/Times:
January 4, 5, 10 & 11
12:30 - 9:00 p.m.
January 6
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room:
328
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
Quad Cities
Course Type:
Elective
Course title:
MGMT:9130:0EXQ Strategic Management of Change
Instructor:
Ken Brown
Dates/Times:
January 3, 4, 5, 11 & 12
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Room:
120
Prerequisite(s) and Notes:
MBA:8120

Global Learning Opportunities (GLO)

Winter 2018 GLO Destinations

Asia
Dates: January 6–14, 2018 (depart U.S. January 5)
Locations: Hong Kong & China
Instructor: Mikhail Grachev

South America
Dates: January 7–14, 2018 (depart U.S. January 6)
Locations: Argentina & Uruguay
Instructor: Mark Winkler

Europe
Dates: May 13–30, 2018 (depart U.S. May 12)
Locations: London & Dublin
Instructor: TBA