MBA 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. 

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)
  • 60%: Exam scores
  • 30%: 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 3. Learn more about how projects are graded here

Exams

You will take nine Concentration Exams over the course of your program. These exams are made available after each concentration has ended, according to your schedule. The exams are all open book, and each consists of several lessons. They're similar in format to SMARTCASEs, meaning there are no open response questions. For more about the concentration exams, click here.

~ Important Dates ~

Starting date August 9, 2021

Markets & Economies Exam
last day to begin exam - 
September 19, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets & Economies Presentation
due by September 26
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Accounting Exam
last day to begin exam - 
October 24, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Accounting Case Study (group)
due by November 7
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Winter Break
December 20 - January 2
Data & Decisions Exam
last day to begin exam - 
January 9, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Leading Organizations Exam
last day to begin exam - 
February 13, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Leading Organizations Presentation
due by February 20
11:59pm PT / UTC-7


ISDP check-in
February 21-27


Break April 4-10
   
Marketing & Pricing Exam last day to begin exam - 
April 17, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Marketing Project & Presentation (group)
due by April 24
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
Strategy Exam
last day to begin exam - 
May 22, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Strategy Case Study (group)
due by June 5
11:59pm PT / UTC-7


ISDP Industry Assessment due by June 12
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Supply Chain & Operations Exam
last day to begin exam - 
July 10, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Finance Exam last day to begin exam - 
August 7, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Corp. Finance Case Study (group)
due by August 21
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Entrepreneurship Exam
last day to begin exam - 
September 11, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Individual Strategy Development Plan Due
due by September 18
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Anticipated Graduation Date October 19, 2022

~ Full Course Schedule ~

Week 1:   
August 9
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:   
August 16
Individual Strategic Development Plan (ISDP) Kickoff
Week 3:   
August 23
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand (review if needed)         
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 4:   
August 30
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities          
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 5:  
September 6
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy          
Macroeconomics: International Trade
Week 6:   
September 13
Markets & Economies Exam
Week 7:   
September 20
Markets & Economies Case Study Presentation (individual)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 8:   
September 27
Accounting I: Fundamentals         
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses
Week 9:  
October 4
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements
Week 10
October 11
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios          
Managerial Accounting 
Week 11
October 18

Accounting Exam
Week 12
October 25
Accounting Group Project       
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 13:   
November 1
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 14:   
November 8
One-Variable Statistics (review if needed)          
Probability Fundamentals
Week 15:   
November 15
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 16:   
November 22
Two-Variable Statistics (review if needed)         
Regression Analysis 
Week 17:   
November 29
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 18:    
December 6
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions
Week 19:    
December 13
Advanced Statistical Inference
Week 20:   
December 20
Winter Break
Week 21:  
December 27
Winter Break
Week 22:   
January 3

Data & Decisions Exam

Week 23:   
January 10
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams          
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 24:   
January 17
Corporate Governance
Week 25:   
January 24
Theories of Leadership          
Developing a Corporate Philosophy
Week 26:  
January 31
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility          
The Art of Negotiation
Week 27
February 7

Leading Organizations Exam
Week 28:   
February 14
Leading Organizations Case Study Presentation (individual)
Submit your Leading Org. presentation by the end of the week.
Week 29
February 21
ISDP Check-in
Week 30:   
February 28
Marketing Group Project 
Marketing Fundamentals (review if needed)         
Marketing Mechanics
Week 31:   
March 7
Brand Development and Management                
A/B Testing for Marketers
Week 32:    
March 14
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Week 33: 
March 21
Pricing I: Fundamentals    
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit
Week 34:   
March 28
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 35:   
April 4
Break Week  
Week 36:
April 11

Marketing & Pricing Exam
Week 37:  
April 18
Marketing Group Project & Presentation due
Submit your Marketing project & presentation by the end of the week.
Week 38: 
April 25
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy         
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 39:   
May 2
Mergers & Acquisitions I: Theory and Practice    
Strategy III: International Strategy
Week 40:   
May 9
Innovation Fundamentals    
Balanced Scorecard
Week 41:   
May 16

Strategy Exam
Week 42:   
May 23
Strategy Case Study Project (group)
Week 43:  
May 30
Strategy Case Study Project
Submit your Strategy Project by the end of the week
Week 44
June 6
ISDP Industry Assessment
Week 45:
June 13
Project Management
Week 46:   
June 20
Operations Management Fundamentals         
Operations Management: Managing Uncertainty of Demand
Week 47:   
June 27
Forecasting Fundamentals         
Supply Chain Management
Week 48:   
July 4

Supply Chain & Operations Exam
Week 49:   
July 11
Finance: Time Value of Money (review if needed)         
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure         
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem
Week 50: 
July 18
Capital Budgeting         
Modern Portfolio Theory
Week 51:   
July 25
Valuation I: Discounted Free Cash Flow         
Valuation II: Equity & Market Valuations    
Excel for Finance
Week 52:   
August 1

Finance Exam
Week 53:
August 8
Corporate Finance Case Study (group)
Week 54:   
August 15
Corporate Finance Case Study Due   
Submit Corporate Finance Project by the end of the week
Week 55:   
August 22
Customer Discovery    
Customer Validation
Week 56:
August 29
Developing a Business Plan    
Venture Capital
Week 57:
September 5
Entrepreneurship Exam
Week 58:
September 12
Individual Strategic Development Plan Due 
Submit your ISDP by the end of the week
Anticipated
Graduation Date
October 19, 2022
   

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