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James J. Peta, Jr.

James J. Peta, Jr.

Lecturer in Economics
Director, MBA Program
Phone 860 768-4799, Room 412C


QNT 130
Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Business

QNT 230
Business Statistics

MBA 610
Managerial Statistics

QNT 501
Introduction to Quantitative Methods

QNT 720
Business Forecasting

Jim Peta is a part time faculty member in the department of Economics specializing in quantitative methods.  He received his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer   Polytechnic Institute and his MBA from the University of Hartford in 1969.  He has taught as an Adjunct at the University of Hartford since 1973.

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering,  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
MBA, University of Hartford

Business Experience
Mr. Peta has over 40 years as a business manager in the industrial sector of business.  He has held positions as Vice President of Production for Pioneer Steel Ball, Manager of Manufacturing Operations for Thomson Precision Ball  and most recently as a Senior Product Manager for Danaher.

Selected Scholarship Books and Articles:
Peta, Jim, (2010). "Ball Bearings Keep Rolling Along." Design World, Vol. 5, No. 11, 54-57

Peta, Jim, (2010). "Selecting The Right Precision Ball Material for Aggressive Environments." Power Transmission Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 1, 28-31

Professional Activities:
Served as a Director for APICS
Served as a Board member for CBIA

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