MBA Class of September 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 July 19, 2021

Markets & Economies Exam
last day to begin exam - 
August 29, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets & Economies Presentation
due by September 5
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Accounting Exam
last day to begin exam - 
October 3, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Accounting Case Study (group)
due by October 17
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Data & Decisions Exam
last day to begin exam - 
December 5, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Winter Break December 20 - January 2


Leading Organizations Exam
last day to begin exam - 
January 23, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Leading Organizations Presentation
due by January 30
11:59pm PT / UTC-7


ISDP check-in
January 31 - February 6


Break March 14-20
   
Marketing & Pricing Exam last day to begin exam - 
March 20, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Marketing Project & Presentation (group)
due by April 3
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
Strategy Exam
last day to begin exam - 
May 1, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Strategy Case Study (group)
due by May 15
11:59pm PT / UTC-7


ISDP Industry Assessment due by May 15
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Supply Chain & Operations Exam
last day to begin exam - 
June 19, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Finance Exam last day to begin exam - 
July 17, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Corp. Finance Case Study (group)
due by July 31
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Entrepreneurship Exam
last day to begin exam - 
August 21, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Individual Strategy Development Plan Due
due by August 28
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Anticipated Graduation Date September 28, 2022

~ Full Course Schedule ~

Week 1:   
July 19
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:   
July 26
Individual Strategic Development Plan (ISDP) Kickoff
Week 3:   
August 2
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand (review if needed)         
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 4:   
August 9
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities          
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 5:  
August 16
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy          
Macroeconomics: International Trade
Week 6:   
August 23
Markets & Economies Exam
Week 7:   
August 30
Markets & Economies Case Study Presentation (individual)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 8:   
September 6
Accounting I: Fundamentals         
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses
Week 9:  
September 13
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements
Week 10
September 20
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios          
Managerial Accounting 
Week 11
September 27

Accounting Exam
Week 12
October 4
Accounting Group Project       
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 13:   
October 11
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:   
October 18
One-Variable Statistics (review if needed)          
Probability Fundamentals
Week 15:   
October 25
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 1
Two-Variable Statistics (review if needed)         
Regression Analysis 
Week 17:   
November 8
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:    
November 15
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions
Week 19:    
November 22
Advanced Statistical Inference
Week 20:   
November 29

Data & Decisions Exam
Week 21:  
December 6
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams          
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 22:   
December 13

Corporate Governance

Week 23:   
December 20
Winter Break
Week 24:   
December 27
Winter Break
Week 25:   
January 3
Theories of Leadership          
Developing a Corporate Philosophy
Week 26:  
January 10
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility          
The Art of Negotiation
Week 27
January 17

Leading Organizations Exam
Week 28:   
January 24
Leading Organizations Case Study Presentation (individual)
Submit your Leading Org. presentation by the end of the week.
Week 29
January 31
ISDP Check-in
Week 30:   
February 7
Marketing Group Project 
Marketing Fundamentals (review if needed)         
Marketing Mechanics
Week 31:   
February 14
Brand Development and Management                
A/B Testing for Marketers
Week 32:    
February 21
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Week 33: 
February 28
Pricing I: Fundamentals    
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit
Week 34:   
March 7
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 35:   
March 14
Break Week  
Week 36:
March 21

Marketing & Pricing Exam
Week 37:  
March 28
Marketing Group Project & Presentation due
Submit your Marketing project & presentation by the end of the week.
Week 38: 
April 4
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy         
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 39:   
April 11
Mergers & Acquisitions I: Theory and Practice    
Strategy III: International Strategy
Week 40:   
April 18
Innovation Fundamentals    
Balanced Scorecard
Week 41:   
April 25

Strategy Exam
Week 42:   
May 2
Strategy Case Study Project (group)
Week 43:  
May 9
Strategy Case Study Project
Submit your Strategy Project by the end of the week
Week 44
May 16
ISDP Industry Assessment
Week 45:
May 23
Project Management
Week 46:   
May 30
Operations Management Fundamentals         
Operations Management: Managing Uncertainty of Demand
Week 47:   
June 6
Forecasting Fundamentals         
Supply Chain Management
Week 48:   
June 13

Supply Chain & Operations Exam
Week 49:   
June 20
Finance: Time Value of Money (review if needed)         
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure         
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem
Week 50: 
June 27
Capital Budgeting         
Modern Portfolio Theory
Week 51:   
July 4
Valuation I: Discounted Free Cash Flow         
Valuation II: Equity & Market Valuations    
Excel for Finance
Week 52:   
July 11

Finance Exam
Week 53:
July 18
Corporate Finance Case Study (group)
Week 54:   
July 25
Corporate Finance Case Study Due   
Submit Corporate Finance Project by the end of the week
Week 55:   
August 1
Customer Discovery    
Customer Validation
Week 56:
August 8
Developing a Business Plan    
Venture Capital
Week 57:
August 15
Entrepreneurship Exam
Week 58:
August 22
Individual Strategic Development Plan Due 
Submit your ISDP by the end of the week
Anticipated
Graduation Date
September 28, 2022
   

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