EMBA Class of October 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 August 9, 2021
Accounting Exam last day to begin exam - 
September 12, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Accounting Case Study  (group) due by September 26, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets and Economies Exam last day to begin exam - 
October 24, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by October 31,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours

Data and Decisions Exam last day to begin exam - 
December 12, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Winter Break
December 20 - January 2
Operations Management Exam last day to begin exam - 
January 9, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Leading Org. Exam
last day to begin exam - 
March 6, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Leading Org. Presentation (individual) due by March 13,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-8 hours

Marketing and Pricing Exam  last day to begin exam - 
April 17, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Break Week
May 2-8
Strategy Exam last day to begin exam, 
May 22, 11:59 p.m PT / UTC-7 hours
Strategy Project (group)
due by June 5
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Check-in week June 27 - July 3

Finance Exam Last day to begin exam - 
July 31, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Corporate Finance Case Study  (group) due by August 14
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Financials Check-in Week  August 15-21
Capstone written portion  (group) due by September 11
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone presentation  (group) due by September 25
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Anticipated Graduation Date October 18, 2022

~Full Course Schedule~

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

Leading Organizations Exam Week
Week 31:
March 7

Leading Organizations Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Leading Org. presentation by the end of the week.
Week 32:  
March 14
Marketing Fundamentals            
Marketing Mechanics
Week 33:  
March 21
Brand Development and Management              
A/B Testing for Marketers
Week 34:  
March 28
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Pricing I: Fundamentals 
Week 35: 
April 4
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit 
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 36:  
April 11
Marketing and Pricing Exam Week
Week 37:  
April 18
Capstone Project Kickoff  (group project)
Developing a Business Plan  
The Art of Presentation
Week 38:  
April 25
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy     
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 39:  
May 2
Break Week
Optional strategy group case study project via Slack
Week 40:  
May 9
Strategy III: International Strategy     
Balanced Scorecard
Week 41:  
May 16
Strategy Exam Week
Week 42:  
May 23
Strategy Case Study Project (group project)
Week 43:  
May 30
Strategy Project due
Submit your Strategy project by the end of the week.
Week 44:  
June 6
Specialization Period 2
Week 45:  
June 13
Specialization Period 2
Week 46:  
June 20
Specialization Period 2
Week 47:
June 27
Capstone Project Check-in
Week 48:  
July 4
Finance: Time Value of Money          
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure
Week 49:  
July 11
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem 
Week 50: 
July 18
Capital Budgeting 
Modern Portfolio Theory 
Week 51:  
July 25
Finance Exam Week
Week 52: 
August 1
Corporate Finance Case Study (group project)
Week 53:  
August 8
Corporate Finance Case Study Due
Submit your Corp. Finance case study by the end of the week.
Week 54:  
August 15
Capstone Financials Check-In
Week 55:  
August 22
Specialization Period 3
Week 56:  
August 29
Specialization Period 3
Week 57:  
September 5
Specialization Period 3 
Capstone Project and Presentation due on or before dates listed below:
*Written portion: due by September 11 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
*Presentation portion: September 25 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
Week 58:
September 12
Specialization Period 3
graduation date
October 18, 2022

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