EMBA 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. 

~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 September 6, 2021  
Accounting Exam last day to begin exam - 
October 10, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Accounting Case Study  (group) due by October 24, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Markets and Economies Exam last day to begin exam - 
November 21, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by November 28,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Winter Break
December 20 - January 2

 
Data and Decisions Exam

last day to begin exam - 
January 23, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours

 
Operations Management Exam
last day to begin exam - 
February 6, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Leading Org. Exam last day to begin exam - 
April 3, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Leading Org. Presentation (individual) due by April 10,
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
 
Marketing and Pricing Exam  last day to begin exam - 
May 15, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Break Week
optional Strategy exercise on Slack
May 30-June 5  
Strategy Exam last day to begin exam, 
June 19, 11:59 p.m PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Strategy Project (group) due by July 3
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Capstone Check-in week July 25-July 31  
Finance Exam Last day to begin exam - 
August 28, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Corporate Finance Case Study  (group) due by September 11
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Capstone Financials Check-in Week  September 12-18  
Capstone written portion  (group) due by October 9
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
 
Capstone presentation  (group) due by October 23
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Anticipated Graduation Date November 15, 2022

~Full Course Schedule~


Week 1:
September 6
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:  
September 13
Accounting I: Fundamentals            
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses      
Week 3:  
September 20
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements      
Week 4:  
September 27
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios             
Managerial Accounting 
Week 5: 
October 4
Accounting Exam Week
Week 6:  
October 11
Accounting Case Study (group project)
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (Optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 7: 
October 18
Accounting Case Study Due
Submit your accounting case study by the end of the week. 
Week 8:  
October 25
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand        
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 9:  
November 1
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities           
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 10:  
November 8
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy              
Macroeconomics: International Trade
Week 11: 
November 15
Markets and Economies Exam Week
Week 12: 
November 22
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 13:  
November 29
One-Variable Statistics
Week 14:  
December 6
Probability Fundamentals              
Probability Distributions  
Week 15:  
December 13
Two-Variable Statistics                 
Regression Analysis
Week 16:  
December 20
Winter Break
Week 17:  
December 27
Winter Break

Week 18:  
January 3
Data Collection

Week 19:  
January 10
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions

Week 20:
January 17
Data and Decisions Exam Week

Week 21:  
January 24
Operations Management Fundamentals   
Project Management  
Week 22:  
January 31
Operations Management Exam Week
 
Week 23:  
February 7
Specialization Period 1
Week 24:  
February 14
Specialization Period 1
Week 25:  
February 21
Specialization Period 1
Week 26:  
February 28
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams        
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 27:  
March 7
Theories of Leadership        
Developing a Corporate Philosophy
Week 28:  
March 14
Corporate Governance
Week 29: 
March 21
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility           
The Art of Negotiation
Week 30: 
March 28
Leading Organizations Exam Week
Week 31:
April 4
Leading Organizations Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Leading Org. presentation by the end of the week.
Week 32:  
April 11
Marketing Fundamentals            
Marketing Mechanics
Week 33:  
April 18
Brand Development and Management              
A/B Testing for Marketers
Week 34:  
April 25
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Pricing I: Fundamentals 
Week 35: 
May 2
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit 
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 36:  
May 9
Marketing and Pricing Exam Week
Week 37:  
May 16
Capstone Project Kickoff  (group project)
Developing a Business Plan  
The Art of Presentation
Week 38:  
May 23
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy     
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 39:  
May 30
Break Week
Optional strategy group case study project via Slack
Week 40:  
June 6
Strategy III: International Strategy     
Balanced Scorecard
Week 41:  
June 13
Strategy Exam Week
Week 42:  
June 20
Strategy Case Study Project (group project)
Week 43:  
June 27
Strategy Project due. Submit your Strategy project by the end of the week.
Week 44:  
July 4
Specialization Period 2
Week 45:  
July 11
Specialization Period 2
Week 46:  
July 18
Specialization Period 2
Week 47:
July 25
Capstone Project Check-in
Week 48:  
August 1
Finance: Time Value of Money          
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure
Week 49:  
August 8
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem 
Week 50: 
August 15
Capital Budgeting 
Modern Portfolio Theory 
Week 51:  
August 22
Finance Exam Week
Week 52: 
August 29
Corporate Finance Case Study (group project)
Week 53:  
September 5
Corporate Finance Case Study Due
Submit your Corp. Finance case study by the end of the week.
Week 54:  
September 12
Capstone Financials Check-In
Week 55:  
September 19
Specialization Period 3
Week 56:  
September 26
Specialization Period 3
Week 57:  
October 3
Specialization Period 3 
Capstone Project and Presentation due on or before dates listed below:
*Written portion: due by October 9 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
*Presentation portion: October 23 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
Week 58:
October 10
Specialization Period 3
Anticipated
graduation date
November 15, 2022

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