James J. Peta, Jr.
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James J. Peta, Jr.

James J. Peta, Jr.

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

Courses: Course Title
QNT 130 Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Business
QNT 230 Business Statistics
QNT 490 Business Forecasting
MBA 610 Managerial Statistics
QNT 501 Introduction to Quantitative Methods
QNT 720 Business Forecasting

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

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