MBA 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. 

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 April 19, 2021

Accounting Project  (group) due by May 30
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours


Markets and Economies Presentation  (individual) due by June 27
11:59 PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Break Week July 19-25


Midterm Review & Practice August 14-17


Midterm Exam  last day to  begin exam - 
August 29, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Leading Org. Case Study  (individual) due by October 3
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
   
Break Week  November 8-14
   
Marketing Project & Presentation due (group) due by November 21, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
   
Winter Break
December 20 - January 2
Corp. Finance Case Study (group) due by January 9
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Break Week 
Optional strategy group case study via Slack
February 7-13
   
Strategy Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by March 6
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Final Exam Review & Practice March 19-26
Final Exam  last day to begin exam - 
April 9, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Anticipated Graduation Date April 27, 2022

~ Full Course Schedule ~

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

Corporate Finance Case Study Due   
Submit Corporate Finance Project by the end of the week
Week 39:   
January 10
Project Management
Week 40:   
January 17
Operations Management Fundamentals         
Operations Management: Managing Uncertainty of Demand
Week 41:   
January 24
Forecasting Fundamentals         
Supply Chain Management
Week 42:   
January 31
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy         
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 43: 
February 7
Break Week
Optional strategy group case study via Slack
Week 44:   
February 14
Mergers & Acquisitions I: Theory and Practice    
Strategy III: International Strategy
Week 45:    
February 21
Innovation Fundamentals    
Balanced Scorecard
Week 46:   
February 28
Strategy Case Study Presentation due (individual)
Submit your Strategy presentation by the end of the week.
Week 47:   
March 7
Customer Discovery    
Customer Validation
Week 48:
March 14-18
Developing a Business Plan    
Venture Capital
Week 49:
March 19-26
Final Exam Review     
Final Exam Practice: Operations Management (optional)
Week 50:
March 27 - April 9
Final Exam:   
Leading Organizations, Marketing & Pricing, Finance, Supply Chain & Operations, Strategy, Entrepreneurship
Anticipated
Graduation Date
April 27, 2022
   

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