MBA Class of December 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 October 18, 2021    
Markets & Economies Exam last day to  begin exam - 
November 28, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Markets & Economies Presentation due by December 5
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
Winter Break
December 20 - January 2
Accounting Exam last day to  begin exam - 
January 16, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Accounting Case Study  (group) due by January 30
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
Data & Decisions Exam
last day to  begin exam -
March 20, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Leading Organizations Exam last day to  begin exam - 
 April 24 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Leading Organizations Presentation due by May 1
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
ISDP check-in May 2-8
   
Break June 13-19
   
Marketing & Pricing Exam last day to  begin exam - 
June 26, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Marketing Project (group) due by July 3
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
Strategy Exam last day to  begin exam - 
August 7, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Strategy Case Study  (group) due by August 14
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
ISDP Industry Assessment due by August 21
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Supply Chain & Operations Exam last day to  begin exam - 
September 18, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Finance Exam last day to  begin exam - 
October 16, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Corp. Finance Case Study  (group) due by October 30
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Entrepreneurship Exam last day to  begin exam - 
November 20, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Individual Strategy Development Plan Due due by November 27
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Anticipated Graduation Date December 28, 2022

~ Full Course Schedule ~

Week 1:   
October 18
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:   
October 25
Individual Strategic Development Plan (ISDP) Kickoff
Week 3:   
November 1
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand (review if needed)         
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 4:   
November 8
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities          
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 5:  
November 15
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy          
Macroeconomics: International Trade
Week 6:   
November 22
Markets & Economies Exam
Week 7:   
November 29
Markets & Economies Case Study Presentation  (individual)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 8:   
December 6
Accounting I: Fundamentals         
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses
Week 9:  
December 13
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements
Week 10
December 20
Winter Break
Week 11
December 27
Winter Break
Week 12
January 3
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios          
Managerial Accounting 
Week 13:   
January 10
Accounting Exam
Week 14:   
January 17
Accounting Group Project       
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 15:   
January 24
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 16:   
January 31
One-Variable Statistics (review if needed)          
Probability Fundamentals
Week 17:   
February 7
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 18:    
February 14
Two-Variable Statistics (review if needed)         
Regression Analysis 
Week 19:    
February 21
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:   
February 28
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions
Week 21:  
March 7
Advanced Statistical Inference
Week 22:   
March 14
Data and Decisions Exam
Week 23:   
March 21
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams          
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 24:   
March 28
Corporate Governance
Week 25:   
April 4
Theories of Leadership          
Developing a Corporate Philosophy
Week 26:  
April 11
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility          
The Art of Negotiation
Week 27
April 18
Leading Organizations Exam
Week 28:   
April 25
Leading Organizations Case Study Presentation  (individual)
Submit your Leading Org. presentation by the end of the week.
Week 29
May 2
ISDP Check-in
Week 30:   
May 9
Marketing Group Project 
Marketing Fundamentals (review if needed)         
Marketing Mechanics
Week 31:   
May 16
Brand Development and Management                
A/B Testing for Marketers
Week 32:    
May 23
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Week 33: 
May 30
Pricing I: Fundamentals    
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit
Week 34:   
June 6
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 35:   
June 13
Break Week  
Week 36:
June 20
Marketing & Pricing Exam
Week 37:  
June 27
Marketing Group Project due
Submit your Marketing project by the end of the week.
Week 38: 
July 4
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy         
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 39:   
July 11
Mergers & Acquisitions I: Theory and Practice    
Strategy III: International Strategy
Week 40:   
July 18
Innovation Fundamentals    
Balanced Scorecard
Week 41:   
July 25
Strategy Exam
Week 42:   
August 1
Strategy Case Study Project  (group)
Week 43:  
August 8
Strategy Case Study Project
Submit your Strategy Project by the end of the week
Week 44
August 15
ISDP Industry Assessment
Week 45:
August 22
Project Management
Week 46:   
August 29
Operations Management Fundamentals         
Operations Management: Managing Uncertainty of Demand
Week 47:   
September 5
Forecasting Fundamentals         
Supply Chain Management
Week 48:   
September 12
Supply Chain & Operations Exam
Week 49:   
September 19
Finance: Time Value of Money (review if needed)         
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure         
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem
Week 50: 
September 26
Capital Budgeting         
Modern Portfolio Theory
Week 51:   
October 3
Valuation I: Discounted Free Cash Flow         
Valuation II: Equity & Market Valuations    
Excel for Finance
Week 52:   
October 10
Finance Exam
Week 53:
October 17
Corporate Finance Case Study  (group)
Week 54:   
October 24
Corporate Finance Case Study Due   
Submit Corporate Finance Project by the end of the week
Week 55:   
October 31
Customer Discovery    
Customer Validation
Week 56:
November 7
Developing a Business Plan    
Venture Capital
Week 57:
November 14
Entrepreneurship Exam
Week 58:
November 21
Individual Strategic Development Plan Due 
Submit your ISDP by the end of the week
Anticipated
Graduation Date
December 28, 2022

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