EMBA Class of July 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 May 3, 2021
Accounting Exam last day to  begin exam - 
June 6, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Accounting Case Study  (group) due by June 20, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets and Economies Exam last day to  begin exam - 
July 18, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by July 25,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours

Data and Decisions Exam last day to  begin exam - 
September 5, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Operations Management Exam last day to  begin exam - 
September 19, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Leading Org. Exam last day to  begin exam - 
November 14, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Leading Org. Case Study (individual) due by November 21,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
Winter Break
December 20 - January 2
Marketing and Pricing Exam  last day to  begin exam - 
January 9, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Break Week
optional Strategy exercise on Slack
January 24-30
Strategy Exam last day to  begin exam, 
February 13, 11:59 p.m PT / UTC-7 hours
Strategy Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by February 20, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Check-in week March 14-20

Finance Exam Last day to  begin exam - 
April 17, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Corporate Finance Case Study  (group) due by May 1
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Financials Check-in Week  May 2-8
Capstone written portion  (group) due by May 29
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone presentation  (group) due by June 12
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Anticipated Graduation Date July 5, 2022

~Full Course Schedule~

Week 1:
May 3
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:  
May 10
Accounting I: Fundamentals            
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses      
Week 3:  
May 17
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements      
Week 4:  
May 24
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios             
Managerial Accounting 
Week 5: 
May 31
Accounting Exam Week
Week 6:  
June 7
Accounting Case Study (group project)
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (Optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 7: 
June 14
Accounting Case Study Due
Submit your accounting case study by the end of the week. 
Week 8:  
June 21
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand        
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 9:  
June 28
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities           
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 10:  
July 5
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy              
Macroeconomics: International Trade
Week 11: 
July 12
Markets and Economies Exam Week
Week 12: 
July 19
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 13:  
July 26
One-Variable Statistics
Week 14:  
August 2
Probability Fundamentals              
Probability Distributions  
Week 15:  
August 9
Two-Variable Statistics                 
Regression Analysis
Week 16:  
August 16
Data Collection
Week 17:  
August 23
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions
Week 18:  
August 30
Data and Decisions Exam Week
Week 19:  
September 6
Operations Management Fundamentals   
Project Management  
Week 20:
September 13
Operations Management Exam Week
Week 21:  
September 20
Specialization Period 1
Week 22:  
September 27
Specialization Period 1 
Week 23:  
October 4
Specialization Period 1 
Week 24:  
October 11
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams        
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 25:  
October 18
Theories of Leadership        
Developing a Corporate Philosophy 
Week 26:  
October 25
Corporate Governance
Week 27:  
November 1
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility           
The Art of Negotiation
Week 28:  
November 8
Leading Organizations Exam Week
Week 29: 
November 15
Leading Organizations Case Study (individual project)
Submit your Leading Org. case study by the end of the week.
Week 30: 
November 22
Marketing Fundamentals            
Marketing Mechanics
Week 31:
November 29
Brand Development and Management              
A/B Testing for Marketers 
Week 32:  
December 6
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Pricing I: Fundamentals 
Week 33:  
December 13
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit 
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 34:  
December 20
Winter Break
Week 35: 
December 27
Winter Break
Week 36:  
January 3

Marketing and Pricing Exam Week
Week 37:  
January 10
Capstone Project Kickoff  (group project)
Developing a Business Plan  
The Art of Presentation
Week 38:  
January 17
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy     
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 39:  
January 24
Break Week
Optional strategy group case study project via Slack
Week 40:  
January 31
Strategy III: International Strategy     
Balanced Scorecard
Week 41:  
February 7

Strategy Exam Week
Week 42:  
February 14
Strategy Case Study Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Strategy presentation by the end of the week.
Week 43:  
February 21
Specialization Period 2
Week 44:  
February 28
Specialization Period 2
Week 45:  
March 7
Specialization Period 2
Week 46:  
March 14
Capstone Project Check-in
Week 47:  
March 21
Finance: Time Value of Money          
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure
Week 48:  
March 28
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem 
Week 49: 
April 4
Capital Budgeting 
Modern Portfolio Theory 
Week 50:  
April 11
Finance Exam Week
Week 51: 
April 18
Corporate Finance Case Study (group project)
Week 52:  
April 25
Corporate Finance Case Study Due
Submit your Corp. Finance case study by the end of the week.
Week 53:  
May 2
Capstone Financials Check-In
Week 54:  
May 9
Specialization Period 3
Week 55:  
May 16
Specialization Period 3
Week 56:  
May 23
Specialization Period 3 
Capstone Project and Presentation due on or before dates listed below:
*Written portion: May 29 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
*Presentation portion: June 12 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
Week 57:
May 30
Specialization Period 3
graduation date
July 5, 2022

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