MBA Class of March 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 March 8, 2021

Accounting Project  (group) due by April 18 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours


Markets and Economies Presentation  (individual) due by May 16
11:59 PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Break Week June 7-13


Midterm Review & Practice July 3-6


Midterm Exam  last day to  begin exam - 
July 18, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Leading Org. Case Study  (individual) due by August 22
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
   
Break Week  September 27 - October 3
   
Marketing Project & Presentation due (group) due by October 10, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
   
Corp. Finance Case Study (group) due by November 14
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Break Week 
Optional strategy group case study via Slack
December 13-19
   
Winter Break
December 20 - January 2
Strategy Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by January 23
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Final Exam Review & Practice February 5-12
Final Exam  last day to begin exam - 
February 26, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Anticipated Graduation Date March 16, 2022

~ Full Course Schedule ~

Week 1:   
March 8
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:   
March 15
Accounting I: Fundamentals         
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses
Week 3:   
March 22
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements
Week 4:   
March 29
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios          
Managerial Accounting 
Week 5:  
April 5
Accounting Group Project       
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 6:   
April 12
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:   
April 19
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand (review if needed)         
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 8:   
April 26
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities          
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 9:  
May 3
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy          
Macroeconomics: International Trade 
Week 10:   
May 10
Markets & Economies Case Study Presentation (individual)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 11:   
May 17
One-Variable Statistics (review if needed)          
Probability Fundamentals
Week 12:   
May 24
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:   
May 31
Two-Variable Statistics (review if needed)         
Regression Analysis 
Week 14:   
June 7
Break week
Week 15:    
June 14
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:    
June 21
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions  
Week 17:   
June 28 -
July 2
Advanced Statistical Inference
Week 18:  
July 3-6
Midterm Review     
Midterm Exam Practice (optional)      
*Note: You can find the Midterm Exam Practice  here.
Week 19:   
July 7-18
Midterm Exam:   
Accounting, Markets & Economies, and Data & Decisions
 
Week 20:   
July 19
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams          
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 21:   
July 26
Corporate Governance
Week 22:   
August 2
Theories of Leadership          
Developing a Corporate Philosophy
Week 23:  
August 9
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility          
The Art of Negotiation
Week 24:   
August 16
Leading Organizations Case Study (individual)
Submit your Leading Org. case study by the end of the week.
Week 25:   
August 23
Marketing Group Project 
Marketing Fundamentals (review if needed)         
Marketing Mechanics
Week 26:   
August 30
Brand Development and Management                
A/B Testing for Marketers
Week 27:    
September 6
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Week 28: 
September 13
Pricing I: Fundamentals    
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit
Week 29:   
September 20
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 30:   
September 27
Break Week  
Week 31:  
October 4
Marketing Group Project & Presentation due
Submit your Marketing project & presentation by the end of the week.
Week 32: 
October 11
Finance: Time Value of Money (review if needed)         
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure         
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem
Week 33:   
October 18
Capital Budgeting         
Modern Portfolio Theory
Week 34:   
October 25
Valuation I: Discounted Free Cash Flow         
Valuation II: Equity & Market Valuations    
Excel for Finance
Week 35:   
November 1
Corporate Finance Case Study (group)
Week 36:   
November 8
Corporate Finance Case Study Due   
Submit Corporate Finance Project by the end of the week
Week 37:  
November 15
Project Management
Week 38:
November 22
Operations Management Fundamentals         
Operations Management: Managing Uncertainty of Demand
Week 39:   
November 29
Forecasting Fundamentals         
Supply Chain Management
Week 40:   
December 6
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy         
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 41:   
December 13
Break Week
Optional strategy group case study via Slack
Week 42:   
December 20
Winter Break
Week 43: 
December 27
Winter Break
Week 44:   
January 3
Mergers & Acquisitions I: Theory and Practice    
Strategy III: International Strategy
Week 45:    
January 10
Innovation Fundamentals    
Balanced Scorecard
Week 46:   
January 17

Strategy Case Study Presentation due (individual)
Submit your Strategy presentation by the end of the week.
Week 47:   
January 24
Customer Discovery    
Customer Validation
Week 48:
January 31 -
February 4
Developing a Business Plan    
Venture Capital
Week 49:
February 5-12
Final Exam Review     
Final Exam Practice: Operations Management (optional)
Week 50:
February 13-26

Final Exam:   
Leading Organizations, Marketing & Pricing, Finance, Supply Chain & Operations, Strategy, Entrepreneurship
Anticipated
Graduation Date
March 16, 2022
   

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