EMBA Class of February 2022

Welcome to Quantic! Here's the course syllabus for your program. It's strongly recommended that you follow the schedule below to complete your required lessons per week. 

~Course Requirements~

To earn your EMBA degree, you must: 

  1. Complete all courses in the EMBA curriculum within the required time frame.
  2. Achieve scores of at least 80% in the graded SMARTCASE lessons. (SMARTCASEs can be taken as many times as you want. Only the best score will be counted towards your final grade.)
  3. Complete the exams associated with each concentration and your chosen Specializations
  4. Complete the written projects and proctored oral examinations.
  5. Complete the Capstone Project and Presentation. In order to graduate, you must submit and pass both your written Capstone project (with a score of 3 or higher) and your Capstone presentation (with a score of 2 or higher).
  6. Submit the required documents that confirm your identity, eligibility and past academic performance as referenced in your EMBA application. 

Your grade is weighted in the following way:

  • Projects & Presentations: 30%
  • SMARTCASEs: 10%
  • Exams: 60%

For more detailed information on how grades are calculated, click here.  

~Important Dates~

Starting date November 30, 2020
Winter Break
December 21 - January 3
Accounting Exam
last day to  begin exam - 
January 18, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Accounting Case Study  (group) due by January 31, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets and Economies Exam last day to  begin exam - 
March 1, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by March 7,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours

Data and Decisions Exam last day to  begin exam - 
April 19, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
Operations Management Exam last day to  begin exam - 
May 3, 4 a.m.  PT / UTC-8 hours
Leading Org. Exam last day to  begin exam - 
June 28, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
Leading Org. Case Study (individual) due by July 4,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
Marketing and Pricing Exam  last day to  begin exam - 
August 9, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Break Week
optional Strategy exercise on Slack
August 23-29
Strategy Exam last day to  begin exam, 
September 13, 4 a.m PT / UTC-7 hours
Strategy Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by September 19, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Check-in Week 
October 11-15
Finance Exam Last day to  begin exam - 
November 15, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Corporate Finance Case Study  (group) due by November 28  
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Financials Check-in Week  November 29 - December 3  
Winter Break
December 20 - January 2
Capstone written portion  (group) due by January 9
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone presentation  (group) due by January 23
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Anticipated Graduation Date February 15, 2022

~Full Course Schedule~

Week 1:
November 30
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:  
Accounting I: Fundamentals            
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses      
Week 3:  
December 14
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements      
Week 4:  
December 21
Winter Break
Week 5: 
December 28
Winter Break
Week 6:  
January 4
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios             
Managerial Accounting  
Week 7: 
January 11
Accounting Exam Week
Week 8:  
January 18
Accounting Case Study (group project)
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (Optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 9:  
January 25

Accounting Case Study Due
Submit your accounting case study by the end of the week. 
Week 10:  
February 1
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand        
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 11: 
February 8
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities           
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 12: 
February 15
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy              
Macroeconomics: International Trade
Week 13:  
February 22
Markets and Economies Exam Week
Week 14:  
March 1
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 15:  
March 8
One-Variable Statistics
Week 16:  
March 15
Probability Fundamentals              
Probability Distributions  
Week 17:  
March 22
Two-Variable Statistics                 
Regression Analysis
Week 18:  
March 29
Data Collection
Week 19:  
April 5
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions  
Week 20:
April 12
Data and Decisions Exam Week
Week 21:  
April 19
Operations Management Fundamentals   
Project Management  
Week 22:  
April 26
Operations Management Exam Week
Week 23:  
May 3
Specialization Period 1 
Week 24:  
May 10
Specialization Period 1 
Week 25:  
May 17
Specialization Period 1
Week 26:  
May 24
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams        
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 27:  
May 31
Theories of Leadership        
Developing a Corporate Philosophy  
Week 28:  
June 7
Corporate Governance
Week 29: 
June 14
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility           
The Art of Negotiation
Week 30: 
June 21
Leading Organizations Exam Week
Week 31:
June 28
Leading Organizations Case Study (individual project)
Submit your Leading Org. case study by the end of the week. 
Week 32:  
July 5
Marketing Fundamentals            
Marketing Mechanics 
Week 33:  
July 12
Brand Development and Management              
A/B Testing for Marketers 
Week 34:  
July 19
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Pricing I: Fundamentals 
Week 35: 
July 26
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit 
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 36:  
August 2
Marketing and Pricing Exam Week
Week 37:  
August 9
Capstone Project Kickoff  (group project)
Developing a Business Plan  
The Art of Presentation
Week 38:  
August 16
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy     
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 39:  
August 23
Break Week
Optional strategy group case study project via Slack
Week 40:  
August 30
Strategy III: International Strategy     
Balanced Scorecard
Week 41:  
September 6
Strategy Exam Week
Week 42:  
September 13
Strategy Case Study Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Strategy presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 43:  
September 20
Specialization Period 2
Week 44:  
September 27
Specialization Period 2
Week 45:  
October 4
Specialization Period 2 
Week 46:
October 11
Capstone Project Check-In
Week 47:  
October 18
Finance: Time Value of Money          
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure
Week 48:  
October 25
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem    
Week 49:  
November 1
Capital Budgeting 
Modern Portfolio Theory 
Week 50: 
November 8
Finance Exam Week
Week 51:  
November 15
Corporate Finance Case Study (group project)
Week 52: 
November 22
Corporate Finance Case Study Due
Submit your Corp. Finance case study by the end of the week. 
Week 53:  
November 29
Capstone Financials Check-In
Week 54:  
December 6
Specialization Period 3
Week 55:  
December 13
Specialization Period 3 

Week 56:  
December 20
Winter Break
Week 57:
December 27
Winter Break
Week 58:
January 3

Specialization Period 3
Capstone Project and Presentation due on or before dates listed below:
*Written portion: January 9 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
*Presentation portion: January 23 by 11:59 p.m. PDT/UTC-7 hours
Week 59:
January 10
Specialization Period 3  
graduation date
February 15, 2022

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