EMBA Class of May 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 March 22, 2021
Accounting Exam last day to  begin exam - 
April 25, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Accounting Case Study  (group) due by May 9, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets and Economies Exam last day to  begin exam - 
June 6, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by June 13,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours

Data and Decisions Exam last day to  begin exam - 
July 25, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Operations Management Exam last day to  begin exam - 
August 8, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Leading Org. Exam last day to  begin exam - 
October 3, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Leading Org. Case Study (individual) due by October 10,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
Marketing and Pricing Exam  last day to  begin exam - 
November 14, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Break Week
optional Strategy exercise on Slack
November 29 - December 5
Strategy Exam last day to  begin exam, 
December 19, 11:59 p.m PT / UTC-7 hours
Winter Break December 20 - January 2
Strategy Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by January 9, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Check-in week January 31 - February 6

Finance Exam Last day to  begin exam - 
March 6, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Corporate Finance Case Study  (group) due by March 20
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Financials Check-in Week  March 21-27
Capstone written portion  (group) due by April 17
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone presentation  (group) due by May 1
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Anticipated Graduation Date May 24, 2022

~Full Course Schedule~

Week 1:
March 22
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:  
March 29
Accounting I: Fundamentals            
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses      
Week 3:  
April 5
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements      
Week 4:  
April 12
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios             
Managerial Accounting 
Week 5: 
April 19
Accounting Exam Week
Week 6:  
April 26
Accounting Case Study (group project)
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (Optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 7: 
May 3
Accounting Case Study Due
Submit your accounting case study by the end of the week. 
Week 8:  
May 10
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand        
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 9:  
May 17
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities           
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 10:  
May 24
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy              
Macroeconomics: International Trade
Week 11: 
May 31
Markets and Economies Exam Week
Week 12: 
June 7
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 13:  
June 14
One-Variable Statistics
Week 14:  
June 21
Probability Fundamentals              
Probability Distributions  
Week 15:  
June 28
Two-Variable Statistics                 
Regression Analysis
Week 16:  
July 5
Data Collection
Week 17:  
July 12
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions
Week 18:  
July 19
Data and Decisions Exam Week
Week 19:  
July 26
Operations Management Fundamentals   
Project Management  
Week 20:
August 2
Operations Management Exam Week
Week 21:  
August 9
Specialization Period 1
Week 22:  
August 16
Specialization Period 1 
Week 23:  
August 23
Specialization Period 1 
Week 24:  
August 30
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams        
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 25:  
September 6
Theories of Leadership        
Developing a Corporate Philosophy 
Week 26:  
September 13
Corporate Governance
Week 27:  
September 20
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility           
The Art of Negotiation
Week 28:  
September 27
Leading Organizations Exam Week
Week 29: 
October 4
Leading Organizations Case Study (individual project)
Submit your Leading Org. case study by the end of the week.
Week 30: 
October 11
Marketing Fundamentals            
Marketing Mechanics
Week 31:
October 18
Brand Development and Management              
A/B Testing for Marketers 
Week 32:  
October 25
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Pricing I: Fundamentals 
Week 33:  
November 1
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit 
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 34:  
November 8
Marketing and Pricing Exam Week
Week 35: 
November 15
Capstone Project Kickoff  (group project)
Developing a Business Plan  
The Art of Presentation
Week 36:  
November 22
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy     
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 37:  
November 29
Break Week
Optional strategy group case study project via Slack
Week 38:  
December 6
Strategy III: International Strategy     
Balanced Scorecard
Week 39:  
December 13
Strategy Exam Week
Week 40:  
December 20
Winter Break
Week 41:  
December 27
Winter Break
Week 42:  
January 3
Strategy Case Study Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Strategy presentation by the end of the week.
Week 43:  
January 10
Specialization Period 2
Week 44:  
January 17
Specialization Period 2
Week 45:  
January 24
Specialization Period 2
Week 46:  
January 31
Capstone Project Check-in
Week 47:  
February 7
Finance: Time Value of Money          
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure
Week 48:  
February 14
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem 
Week 49: 
February 21
Capital Budgeting 
Modern Portfolio Theory 
Week 50:  
February 28
Finance Exam Week
Week 51: 
March 7
Corporate Finance Case Study (group project)
Week 52:  
March 14
Corporate Finance Case Study Due
Submit your Corp. Finance case study by the end of the week.
Week 53:  
March 21
Capstone Financials Check-In
Week 54:  
March 28
Specialization Period 3
Week 55:  
April 4
Specialization Period 3
Week 56:  
April 11
Specialization Period 3 
Capstone Project and Presentation due on or before dates listed below:
*Written portion: April 17 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
*Presentation portion: May 1 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
Week 57:
April 18
Specialization Period 3
graduation date
May 24, 2022

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