James Joseph Peta

Adjunct Faculty

James J. Peta, Jr.

Lecturer in Quantitative Methods
Phone 203-858-6827





BADM 5103      Managerial Statistics and Spread sheet modeling

OPIM 5103         Managerial Statistics

OPIM 5894            Business Forecasting

University of Hartford

QNT 130
Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Business

QNT 230
Business Statistics

QNT 410
Business Forecasting

QNT 601
Managerial Statistics and Analytics                                Courses continued below

MBA 610
Managerial Statistics

QNT 501
Introduction to Quantitative Methods

QNT 720
Business Forecasting



Jim Peta is an adjunct faculty at UCONN and is a part time faculty member at the University of Hartford in the department of Economics, Finance and Insurance   specializing in quantitative methods. Recently Served as Director of the Masters in Science of Business Analytics. 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 before joining as a regular faculty member in 2008. He has taught at UCONN as an adjunct faculty in the MBA program since 2013.  He has taught online in MBA programs Since 2009


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 and Site 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

Personal Information                                               Served on several Boards for RPI and ZETA PSI fraternity Alumni association.                                                                     Hobbies include season ticket holder for UCONN men’s and women’s basketball, gardening, Broadway plays and traveling.



Contact Information
cell 203-858-6827
Mailing Address15 Blueberry Lane
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