MBA Class of January 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. 

Final Score

Your final score in Quantic will consist of a weighted average of the following: 
  • 10%: SmartCase scores (your best score for each SmartCase)
  • 70%: Midterm and Final Exam scores
  • 20%: Projects & Presentations
Learn more about how grades are calculated here.

Projects & Presentations

You will be graded on your performance on several projects, and presentations.  For the group projects, you can choose to work alone or in groups of up to 5. Learn more about how projects are graded here

Exams

The Midterm will focus on the material learned in the first 3 concentrations (Accounting, Markets & Economies, and Data & Decisions). Learn more about the Midterm here.

The Final Exam will focus on the remaining 6 concentrations. See below for the midterm and final exam window dates. Learn more about the Final Exam here.

~ Important Dates ~

Starting date January 18, 2021

Accounting Project  (group) due by February 28, 
11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours


Markets and Economies Presentation  (individual) due by March 28
11:59 PDT / UTC-7 hours
   
Break Week April 19-25


Midterm Review & Practice May 15-18


Midterm Exam  last day to  begin exam - 
May 31, 4 a.m. PST / UTC-8 hours
   
Leading Org. Case Study  (individual) due by July 4
11:59 p.m. PST / UTC-8 hours
   
Break Week  August 9-16
   
Marketing Project & Presentation due (group) due by August 22, 
11:59 p.m. PST / UTC-8 hours
   
Corp. Finance Case Study (group) due by September 26,
11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
   
Break Week 
Optional strategy group case study via Slack
October 25-31
   
Strategy Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by November 21
11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
   
Final Exam Review & Practice December 4-11
Final Exam  last day to begin exam - 
December 26, 4 a.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
Anticipated Graduation Date January 12, 2022

~ Full Course Schedule ~

Week 1:   
January 18
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:   
January 25
Accounting I: Fundamentals         
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses
Week 3:   
February 1
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements
Week 4:   
February 8
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios          
Managerial Accounting 
Week 5:  
February 15
Accounting Group Project       
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 6:   
February 22

Accounting Group Project Due    
Submit Accounting Group Project by the end of the week      
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 7:   
March 1
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand (review if needed)         
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 8:   
March 8
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities          
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 9:  
March 15
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy          
Macroeconomics: International Trade 
Week 10:   
March 22

Markets & Economies Case Study Presentation (individual)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 11:   
March 29
One-Variable Statistics (review if needed)          
Probability Fundamentals
Week 12:   
April 5
Probability Distributions       
Excel for One-Variable Statistics (optional, but recommended if you have Excel)          
*Note: You can find the Excel course in your course library.
Week 13:   
April 12
Two-Variable Statistics (review if needed)         
Regression Analysis 
Week 14:   
April 19
Break week
Week 15:    
April 26
Excel for Two-Variable Statistics and Regression Analysis (optional, but recommended if you have Excel)          
Data Collection         
*Note: You can find the Excel course in your course library.
Week 16:    
May 3
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions  
Week 17:   
May 10-14
Advanced Statistical Inference
Week 18:  
May 15-18
Midterm Review     
Midterm Exam Practice (optional)      
*Note: You can find the Midterm Exam Practice  here.
Week 19:   
May 19-30
Midterm Exam:   
Accounting, Markets & Economies, and Data & Decisions
 
Week 20:   
May 31
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams          
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 21:   
June 7
Corporate Governance
Week 22:   
June 14
Theories of Leadership          
Developing a Corporate Philosophy
Week 23:  
June 21
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility          
The Art of Negotiation
Week 24:   
June 28

Leading Organizations Case Study (individual)
Submit your Leading Org. case study by the end of the week.
Week 25:   
July 5

Marketing Group Project 
Marketing Fundamentals (review if needed)         
Marketing Mechanics
Week 26:   
July 12
Brand Development and Management                
A/B Testing for Marketers
Week 27:    
July 19
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Week 28: 
July 26
Pricing I: Fundamentals    
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit
Week 29:   
August 2
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 30:   
August 9
Break Week  
Week 31:  
August 16

Marketing Group Project & Presentation due
Submit your Marketing project & presentation by the end of the week.
Week 32: 
August 23
Finance: Time Value of Money (review if needed)         
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure         
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem
Week 33:   
August 30
Capital Budgeting         
Modern Portfolio Theory
Week 34:   
September 6
Valuation I: Discounted Free Cash Flow         
Valuation II: Equity & Market Valuations    
Excel for Finance
Week 35:   
September 13
Corporate Finance Case Study (group)
Week 36:   
September 20

Corporate Finance Case Study Due   
Submit Corporate Finance Project by the end of the week
Week 37:  
September 27
Project Management
Week 38:
October 4
Operations Management Fundamentals         
Operations Management: Managing Uncertainty of Demand
Week 39:   
October 11
Forecasting Fundamentals         
Supply Chain Management
Week 40:   
October 18
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy         
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 41:   
October 25
Break Week
Optional strategy group case study via Slack
Week 42:   
November 1
Mergers & Acquisitions I: Theory and Practice    
Strategy III: International Strategy
Week 43: 
November 8
Innovation Fundamentals    
Balanced Scorecard
Week 44:   
November 15

Strategy Case Study Presentation due (individual)
Submit your Strategy presentation by the end of the week.
Week 45:    
November 22
Customer Discovery    
Customer Validation
Week 46:   
November 29 -
December 3
Developing a Business Plan    
Venture Capital
Week 47:   
December 4-11
Final Exam Review     
Final Exam Practice: Operations Management (optional)
Week 48:
December 12-26
Final Exam:   
Leading Organizations, Marketing & Pricing, Finance, Supply Chain & Operations, Strategy, Entrepreneurship
Anticipated
Graduation Date
January 12, 2022
   

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