Book List

Concordia MBA professors teach from experience. When they’re not in the classroom, many are running successful businesses of their own. The books selected for their course will be worth the read. Take a look.

MBA 603 – Management (Fall)

Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice and Leadership, 5th Edition, (Josie Bass, 2013). Bolman, Lee & Terrence Deal. ISBN 9781118573334

MBA 604 – Accounting

Financial Reporting & Analysis. 13th Edition, 2013. Charles Gibson, South-Western/Centgage Learning, Mason, OH ISBN 13:978-1-133-18876-6

MBA 605 –Marketing

Marketing Management, 15e. Prentice Hall. Kotler & Keller, ISBN 13: 978-0134058498

MBA 606 – Finance

Essentials of Corporate Finance, (8th 2014). Stephen A. Ross, Randolph W. Westerfield, Bradford D. Jordan. Edition: Publisher: McGraw Hill. ISBN 007803475

MBA 607 Strategic Management

Strategic Management 3e by Frank Rothaermel, McGraw Hill, ISBN: 978-1-259-42047-4

MBA 610 – Contract Management Body of Knowledge

Contract Management Body of Knowledge, Fifth Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0-9828385-7-0, published by National Contract Management Association.

MBA 614 – Human Resource Management

Human Resource Managementem, 15th Edition only. Mathis, Robert L., and John H. Jackson (Cengage Learning, 2014). ISBN 9781305500709
HRB’s 10 Must Reads On Managing People, (Harvard Business Review Press, 2011) ISBN 9781422158012

MBA 615A – Corporate Governance Business & Risk Management

Corporate Governance Matters Second Edition by David Larcker and Brian Tayan, ISBN: 13:978-0-13-403156-9

MBA 620 – Global Leadership

Moodian, M.A. (2009). Contemporary leadership and intercultural competence: Exploring the cross-cultural dynamics within organizations. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE
HBR's Ten Must Reads on Managing Across Cultures (2016). Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing

MBA 621 – International Finance

International Financial Management, 12th Edition. Madura, Jeff. ISBN: 978-1-13394783-7

MBA 630 A Big Data I: Softwre & Infrstr

Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science 1st Edition by Bill Schmarzo

MBA 630 B Big Data II: Programming

Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science 1st Edition by Bill Schmarzo

MBA 632 – Economics

Principles of Economics from OpenStax College

MBA 633 – Essential Business Law

Essentials of the Legal Environment Today, 5th edition, Miller, Roger LeRoy, et al. Cengage, 2016. ISBN-13: 978-1-305-26267-6

MBA 637 – Business Contracts

Tepper, Pamela, The Law of Contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code 3rd edition, Cengage (2015) ISBN 978-1-2854-4894-7
Swegle, Paul, Contract Drafting and Negotiation for Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals, Business Law Seminar Group (2018) ISBN 978-0-692-13830-4

MBA 640 International Business

The world is flat, Friedman, T. (2007). (Rel. 3.0) New York, NY: Picador. ISBN 0-312-42507-4 Kindle edition available
Business in Contemporary China, Philips, R. & Kim, E. eds. New York, NY: Routledge. ISBN 978-1-138-91956-3 Kindle edition available

MBA 642 – Effective Communication

Guide to Managerial Communication: Effective Business Writing and Speaking. (10th ed, 2013) by Mary Munter & Lynn Hamilton ISBN: 978-0132971331 New York: Pearson Publishing.
Today’s Business Communication: How-To Guide for the Modern Professional (Corporate Communications Collection). (2014). By Jason L. Snyder & Robert Forbus. ISBN: 978-1606496725 New York: Business Expert Press

MBA 645 – Leadership and Development

Leadership Theory and Practice, 7th Edition, Peter G. Northhouse, 2013, SAGE Publications, Inc.
Managing The Millennials: Discover The Core Competencies for Managing Today’s Workforce, 2nd Edition, Chip Espinoza, Mick Ukleja, Wiley & Sons, 2016

MBA 646 – Project Management Leadership

Project Management, Achieving Competitive Advantage, 3rd Edition, Jeffrey K. Pinto, 2012, Prentice Hall. ISBN: 9780132664158
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: (PMBOK Guide), 6th Edition, ISBN-10: 0982800339 (optional)
Software: Microsoft Project 2007/2010 /2013 or any newer version.

MBA 649 – New Venture Finance

Entrepreneurial Finance: a Casebook, Gompers & Sahlman, 2002, John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 0471080667
They will also need a financial calculator. I prefer the HP 12C but any financial calculator will work. They can share the book if they want to pair up but the reading will be two case studies each week.

MBA 652 – Basic Selling Skills

SPIN Selling, Rackam, Neil. ISBN 0-07-051113-6 McGraw-Hill Inc

MBA 664 – Real Estate Development

Estate Development, Principles and Process, by Miles and Berens.

MBA 665 – Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship - The Art, Science, and Process for Success (2nd Edition), Charles E. Bamford and Garry D. Burton, McGraw Hill Education, Copyright (2016), ISBN 978-0-07-802318-7.

MBA 668 – Negotiation

Harvard Business Essentials Guide: Negotiation Harvard Business School Press (2003), Paperback 170 Pages, ISBN 9781591391111.
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement without Giving In Roger Fisher, William L. Ury, Bruce Patton, Penguin Group USA, Inc. (2011) Paperback 204 Pages, ISBN 9780143118756.

MBA 670 – Digital Marketing


MBA 675 – Investing

Warren Buffett and the Interpretation of Financial Statements, ISBN-13: 978-1416573180, ISBN-10: 1416573186

MBA 684 – Project Management

An Introduction to Project Management, Sixth Edition Paperback Kathy Schwalbe. CreateSpace Independent Publishing, ISBN-10: 1544701896, ISBN-13: 978-1544701899
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: (PMBOK Guide) 6th Edition ISBN-10: 1935589679

MBA 686 – Business Process Management

Bruce Silver BPMN Method and Style Amazon 978-0-9823681-1-4 2nd
John Jeston Business Process Management Routledge 978-1-138-73838-6 2018
Scott A. Helmers Microsoft Visio 2016 Step by Step Microsoft 735697809 2015

MBA 688 Marketing Communications

2017 MyMarketingLab, Clow/Baack, Integrated Advertising, Promotion, and Marketing Communications 8th Edition [03.01.17] 8th Edition Author(s): Baack, Donald | Clow, Kenneth Textbook ISBN-13: 9780134484136

MBA 689 – New Product Development

New Products Management, 11th edition, Crawford and DiBenedetto, Publisher: McGraw-Hill

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