MBA Class of November 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 September 6, 2021    
Markets & Economies Exam last day to begin exam - 
October 17, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Markets & Economies Presentation due by October 24
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
Accounting Exam last day to begin exam - 
November 21, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Accounting Case Study (group) due by December 5
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
Winter Break
December 20 - January 2    
Data & Decisions Exam
last day to begin exam 

February 6, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours


   
Leading Organizations Exam last day to begin exam - 
March 13, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Leading Organizations Presentation due by March 20
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
ISDP check-in March 21 - March 27    
Break May 2- May 8    
Marketing & Pricing Exam last day to begin exam - 
May 15, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Marketing Project & Presentation (group) due by May 22
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
Strategy Exam last day to begin exam - 
June 19, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Strategy Case Study (group) due by July 3
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
ISDP Industry Assessment due by July 10
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Supply Chain & Operations Exam last day to begin exam - 
August 7, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Finance Exam last day to begin exam - 
September 4, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Corp. Finance Case Study (group) due by September 18
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Entrepreneurship Exam last day to begin exam - 
October 9, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Individual Strategy Development Plan Due due by October 16
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Anticipated Graduation Date November 16, 2022

~ Full Course Schedule ~

Week 1:   
September 6
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:   
September 13
Individual Strategic Development Plan (ISDP) Kickoff
Week 3:   
September 20
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand (review if needed)         
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 4:   
September 27
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities          
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 5:  
October 4
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy          
Macroeconomics: International Trade
Week 6:   
October 11
Markets & Economies Exam
Week 7:   
October 18
Markets & Economies Case Study Presentation (individual)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 8:   
October 25
Accounting I: Fundamentals         
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses
Week 9:  
November 1
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements
Week 10
November 8
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios          
Managerial Accounting 
Week 11
November 15
Accounting Exam
Week 12
November 22
Accounting Group Project       
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 13:   
November 29
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:   
December 6
One-Variable Statistics (review if needed)          
Probability Fundamentals
Week 15:   
December 13
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:   
December 20
Winter Break
Week 17:   
December 27
Winter Break
Week 18:    
January 3
Two-Variable Statistics (review if needed)         
Regression Analysis 
Week 19:    
January 10
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 20:   
January 17
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions

Week 21:  
January 24
Advanced Statistical Inference

Week 22:   
January 31
Data and Decisions Exam
Week 23:   
February 7
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams          
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 24:   
February 14
Corporate Governance
Week 25:   
February 21
Theories of Leadership          
Developing a Corporate Philosophy
Week 26:  
February 28
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility          
The Art of Negotiation
Week 27
March 7
Leading Organizations Exam
Week 28:   
March 14
Leading Organizations Case Study Presentation (individual)
Submit your Leading Org. presentation by the end of the week.
Week 29
March 21
ISDP Check-in
Week 30:   
March 28
Marketing Group Project 
Marketing Fundamentals (review if needed)         
Marketing Mechanics
Week 31:   
April 4
Brand Development and Management                
A/B Testing for Marketers
Week 32:    
April 11
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Week 33: 
April 18
Pricing I: Fundamentals    
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit
Week 34:   
April 25
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 35:   
May 2
Break Week  
Week 36:
May 9
Marketing & Pricing Exam
Week 37:  
May 16
Marketing Group Project & Presentation due
Submit your Marketing project & presentation by the end of the week.
Week 38: 
May 23
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy         
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 39:   
May 30
Mergers & Acquisitions I: Theory and Practice    
Strategy III: International Strategy
Week 40:   
June 6
Innovation Fundamentals    
Balanced Scorecard
Week 41:   
June 13
Strategy Exam
Week 42:   
June 20
Strategy Case Study Project (group)
Week 43:  
June 27
Strategy Case Study Project
Submit your Strategy Project by the end of the week
Week 44
July 4
ISDP Industry Assessment
Week 45:
July 11
Project Management
Week 46:   
July 18
Operations Management Fundamentals         
Operations Management: Managing Uncertainty of Demand
Week 47:   
July 25
Forecasting Fundamentals         
Supply Chain Management
Week 48:   
August 1
Supply Chain & Operations Exam
Week 49:   
August 8
Finance: Time Value of Money (review if needed)         
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure         
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem
Week 50: 
August 15
Capital Budgeting         
Modern Portfolio Theory
Week 51:   
August 22
Valuation I: Discounted Free Cash Flow         
Valuation II: Equity & Market Valuations    
Excel for Finance
Week 52:   
August 29
Finance Exam
Week 53:
September 5
Corporate Finance Case Study (group)
Week 54:   
September 12
Corporate Finance Case Study Due   
Submit Corporate Finance Project by the end of the week
Week 55:   
September 19
Customer Discovery    
Customer Validation
Week 56:
September 26
Developing a Business Plan    
Venture Capital
Week 57:
October 3
Entrepreneurship Exam
Week 58:
October 10
Individual Strategic Development Plan Due 
Submit your ISDP by the end of the week
Anticipated
Graduation Date
November 16, 2022

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