EMBA Class of April 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 February 1, 2021
Accounting Exam last day to  begin exam - 
March 8, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Accounting Case Study  (group) due by March 21, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets and Economies Exam last day to  begin exam - 
April 19, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by April 25,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours

Data and Decisions Exam last day to  begin exam - 
June 7, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
Operations Management Exam last day to  begin exam - 
June 21, 4 a.m.  PT / UTC-8 hours
Leading Org. Exam last day to  begin exam - 
August 16, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
Leading Org. Case Study (individual) due by August 22,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
Marketing and Pricing Exam  last day to  begin exam - 
September 27, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Break Week
optional Strategy exercise on Slack
October 11-18
Strategy Exam last day to  begin exam, 
November 1, 4 a.m PT / UTC-7 hours
Strategy Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by November 7, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Check-in week
November 29 - December 5
Winter Break
December 20 - January 2
Finance Exam Last day to  begin exam - 
January 17, 4 a.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Corporate Finance Case Study  (group) due by January 30
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Financials Check-in Week  January 31 - February 6
Capstone written portion  (group) due by February 27
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone presentation  (group) due by March 13
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Anticipated Graduation Date April 5, 2022

~Full Course Schedule~

Week 1:
February 1
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:  
February 8
Accounting I: Fundamentals            
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses      
Week 3:  
February 15
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements      
Week 4:  
February 22
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios             
Managerial Accounting 
Week 5: 
March 1

Accounting Exam Week
Week 6:  
March 8
Accounting Case Study (group project)
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (Optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 7: 
March 15
Accounting Case Study Due
Submit your accounting case study by the end of the week. 
Week 8:  
March 22
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand        
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 9:  
March 29
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities           
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 10:  
April 5
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy              
Macroeconomics: International Trade
Week 11: 
April 12
Markets and Economies Exam Week
Week 12: 
April 19
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 13:  
April 26
One-Variable Statistics
Week 14:  
May 3
Probability Fundamentals              
Probability Distributions  
Week 15:  
May 10
Two-Variable Statistics                 
Regression Analysis
Week 16:  
May 17
Data Collection
Week 17:  
May 24
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions
Week 18:  
May 31
Data and Decisions Exam Week
Week 19:  
June 7
Operations Management Fundamentals   
Project Management  
Week 20:
June 14
Operations Management Exam Week
Week 21:  
June 21
Specialization Period 1
Week 22:  
June 28
Specialization Period 1 
Week 23:  
July 5
Specialization Period 1 
Week 24:  
July 12
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams        
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 25:  
July 19
Theories of Leadership        
Developing a Corporate Philosophy 
Week 26:  
July 26
Corporate Governance
Week 27:  
August 2
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility           
The Art of Negotiation
Week 28:  
August 9

Leading Organizations Exam Week
Week 29: 
August 16

Leading Organizations Case Study (individual project)
Submit your Leading Org. case study by the end of the week.
Week 30: 
August 23
Marketing Fundamentals            
Marketing Mechanics
Week 31:
August 30
Brand Development and Management              
A/B Testing for Marketers 
Week 32:  
September 6
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Pricing I: Fundamentals 
Week 33:  
September 13
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit 
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 34:  
September 20

Marketing and Pricing Exam Week
Week 35: 
September 27
Capstone Project Kickoff  (group project)
Developing a Business Plan  
The Art of Presentation
Week 36:  
October 4
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy     
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 37:  
October 11
Break Week
Optional strategy group case study project via Slack
Week 38:  
October 18
Strategy III: International Strategy     
Balanced Scorecard
Week 39:  
October 25
Strategy Exam Week
Week 40:  
November 1
Strategy Case Study Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Strategy presentation by the end of the week.
Week 41:  
November 8
Specialization Period 2
Week 42:  
November 15
Specialization Period 2
Week 43:  
November 22
Specialization Period 2
Week 44:  
November 29
Capstone Project Check-in
Week 45:  
December 6
Finance: Time Value of Money          
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure
Week 46:  
December 13
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem 
Week 47:  
December 20
Winter Break
Week 48:  
December 27
Winter Break
Week 49: 
January 3
Capital Budgeting 
Modern Portfolio Theory 
Week 50:  
January 10
Finance Exam Week
Week 51: 
January 17
Corporate Finance Case Study (group project)
Week 52:  
January 24

Corporate Finance Case Study Due
Submit your Corp. Finance case study by the end of the week.
Week 53:  
January 31
Capstone Financials Check-In
Week 54:  
February 7
Specialization Period 3
Week 55:  
February 14
Specialization Period 3
Week 56:  
February 21
Specialization Period 3 
Capstone Project and Presentation due on or before dates listed below:
*Written portion: February 27 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
*Presentation portion: March 13 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
Week 57:
February 28
Specialization Period 3
graduation date
April 5, 2022

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