EMBA 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. 

~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 October 18, 2021  
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, 
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Winter Break
December 20 - January 2
Markets and Economies Exam last day to begin exam - 
January 16, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation  (individual) due by January 23
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Data and Decisions Exam
last day to begin exam - 
March 6, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Operations Management Exam last day to begin exam - 
March 20, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Leading Org. Exam last day to begin exam - 
May 15, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Leading Org. Presentation (individual) due by May 22
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-8 hours
Marketing and Pricing Exam  last day to begin exam - 
June 26, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Break Week
optional Strategy exercise on Slack
July 11-17
Strategy Exam last day to begin exam, 
 July 31 11:59 p.m PT / UTC-7 hours
Strategy Project (group) due by August 7
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Check-in week September 5-11
Finance Exam Last day to begin exam - 
October 9, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Corporate Finance Case Study  (group) due by October 23
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone Financials Check-in Week  October 24-30
Capstone written portion  (group) due by November 27
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Capstone presentation  (group) due by December 4
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Anticipated Graduation Date December 27, 2022

~Full Course Schedule~

Week 1:
October 18
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:  
October 25
Accounting I: Fundamentals            
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses      
Week 3:  
November 1
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements      
Week 4:  
November 8
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios             
Managerial Accounting 
Week 5: 
November 15
Accounting Exam Week
Week 6:  
November 22
Accounting Case Study (group project)
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (Optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 7: 
November 29
Accounting Case Study Due
Submit your accounting case study by the end of the week. 
Week 8:  
December 6
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand        
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 9:  
December 13
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities           
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 10:  
December 20
Winter Break
Week 11: 
December 27
Winter Break
Week 12: 
January 3
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy              
Macroeconomics: International Trade
Week 13:  
January 10
Markets and Economies Exam Week
Week 14:  
January 17
Markets and Economies Case Study Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 15:  
January 24
One-Variable Statistics
Week 16:  
January 31
Probability Fundamentals              
Probability Distributions  
Week 17:  
February 7
Two-Variable Statistics                 
Regression Analysis
Week 18:  
February 14
Data Collection
Week 19:  
February 21
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions
Week 20:
February 28
Data and Decisions Exam Week
Week 21:  
March 7
Operations Management Fundamentals   
Project Management  
Week 22:  
March 14
Operations Management Exam Week
Week 23:  
March 21
Specialization Period 1
Week 24:  
March 28
Specialization Period 1
Week 25:  
April 4
Specialization Period 1
Week 26:  
April 11
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams        
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 27:  
April 18
Theories of Leadership        
Developing a Corporate Philosophy
Week 28:  
April 25
Corporate Governance
Week 29: 
May 2
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility           
The Art of Negotiation
Week 30: 
May 9
Leading Organizations Exam Week
Week 31:
May 16
Leading Organizations Presentation (individual project)
Submit your Leading Org. presentation by the end of the week.
Week 32:  
May 23
Marketing Fundamentals            
Marketing Mechanics
Week 33:  
May 30
Brand Development and Management              
A/B Testing for Marketers
Week 34:  
June 6
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Pricing I: Fundamentals 
Week 35: 
June 13
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit 
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 36:  
June 20
Marketing and Pricing Exam Week
Week 37:  
June 27
Capstone Project Kickoff  (group project)
Developing a Business Plan  
The Art of Presentation
Week 38:  
July 4
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy     
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 39:  
July 11
Break Week
Optional strategy group case study project via Slack
Week 40:  
July 18
Strategy III: International Strategy     
Balanced Scorecard
Week 41:  
July 25
Strategy Exam Week
Week 42:  
August 1
Strategy Case Study Project (group project)
Week 43:  
August 8
Strategy Project due. Submit your Strategy project by the end of the week.
Week 44:  
August 15
Specialization Period 2
Week 45:  
August 22
Specialization Period 2
Week 46:  
August 29
Specialization Period 2
Week 47:
September 5
Capstone Project Check-in
Week 48:  
September 12
Finance: Time Value of Money          
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure
Week 49:  
September 19
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem 
Week 50:
September 26
Capital Budgeting 
Modern Portfolio Theory 
Week 51: 
October 3
Finance Exam Week
Week 52:  
October 10
Corporate Finance Case Study (group project)
Week 53: 
October 17
Corporate Finance Case Study Due
Submit your Corp. Finance case study by the end of the week.
Week 54:  
October 24
Capstone Financials Check-In
Week 55:  
October 31
Specialization Period 3
Week 56:  
November 7
Specialization Period 3
Week 57:  
November 14
Specialization Period 3 
Capstone Project and Presentation due on or before dates listed below:
*Written portion: due by November 27 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
*Presentation portion: December 4 by 11:59 p.m. PDT / UTC-7 hours
Week 58:  
November 21
Specialization Period 3
graduation date
December 27, 2022

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