MBA Class of February 2023

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 November 29, 2021    
Winter Break 2021
December 20 - January 2
   
Markets & Economies Exam
last day to  begin exam - 
January 23, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Markets & Economies Presentation due by January 30
11:59pm PT / UTC-7


Accounting Exam last day to  begin exam - 
February 27, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Accounting Case Study  (group) due by March 13
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
Data & Decisions Exam last day to  begin exam -
May 1, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Leading Organizations Exam last day to  begin exam - 
June 5 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Leading Organizations Presentation due by June 12
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
ISDP check-in June 13-19
   
Break July 25-31
   
Marketing & Pricing Exam last day to  begin exam - 
August 7, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Marketing Project & Presentation  (group) due by August 14
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
Strategy Exam last day to  begin exam - 
September 11, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Strategy Case Study  (group) due by September 25
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
   
ISDP Industry Assessment due by October 2
11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Supply Chain & Operations Exam last day to  begin exam - 
October 30, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Finance Exam last day to  begin exam - 
November 27, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
   
Corp. Finance Case Study  (group) due by December 11
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Winter Break 2022
December 19 - January 1
Entrepreneurship Exam last day to  begin exam - 
January 15, 11:59 p.m. PT / UTC-7 hours
Individual Strategy Development Plan Due due by January 22
11:59pm PT / UTC-7
Anticipated Graduation Date February 22, 2023

~ Full Course Schedule ~

Week 1:   
November 29
Cultural Intelligence
Week 2:   
December 6
Individual Strategic Development Plan (ISDP) Kickoff
Week 3:   
December 13
Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand (review if needed)         
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview
Week 4:   
December 20
Winter Break
Week 5:  
December 27
Winter Break
Week 6:   
January 3
Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities          
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations
Week 7:   
January 10
Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy          
Macroeconomics: International Trade
Week 8:   
January 17

Markets & Economies Exam
Week 9:  
January 24

Markets & Economies Case Study Presentation  (individual)
Submit your Markets & Economies presentation by the end of the week. 
Week 10
January 31
Accounting I: Fundamentals         
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses
Week 11
February 7
Stocks and Bonds          
Accounting III: Financial Statements
Week 12
February 14
Accounting IV: Working with Ratios          
Managerial Accounting 
Week 13:   
February 21

Accounting Exam
Week 14:   
February 28
Accounting Group Project       
Creating Financial Statements in Excel (optional, but recommended if you have Excel)
Week 15:   
March 7

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:   
March 14
One-Variable Statistics (review if needed)          
Probability Fundamentals
Week 17:   
March 21
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:    
March 28
Two-Variable Statistics (review if needed)         
Regression Analysis 
Week 19:    
April 4
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:   
April 11
Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions
Week 21:  
April 18
Advanced Statistical Inference
Week 22:   
April 25

Data and Decisions Exam
Week 23:   
May 2
Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams          
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 24:   
May 9
Corporate Governance
Week 25:   
May 16
Theories of Leadership          
Developing a Corporate Philosophy
Week 26:  
May 23
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility          
The Art of Negotiation
Week 27
May 30

Leading Organizations Exam
Week 28:   
June 6

Leading Organizations Case Study Presentation  (individual)
Submit your Leading Org. presentation by the end of the week.
Week 29
June 13
ISDP Check-in
Week 30:   
June 20
Marketing Group Project 
Marketing Fundamentals (review if needed)         
Marketing Mechanics
Week 31:   
June 27
Brand Development and Management                
A/B Testing for Marketers
Week 32:    
July 4
Digital Marketing Fundamentals 
Week 33: 
July 11
Pricing I: Fundamentals    
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit
Week 34:   
July 18
Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
Week 35:   
July 25
Break Week  
Week 36:
August 1

Marketing & Pricing Exam
Week 37:  
August 8

Marketing Group Project & Presentation due
Submit your Marketing project & presentation by the end of the week.
Week 38: 
August 15
Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy         
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy
Week 39:   
August 22
Mergers & Acquisitions I: Theory and Practice    
Strategy III: International Strategy
Week 40:   
August 29
Innovation Fundamentals    
Balanced Scorecard
Week 41:   
September 5

Strategy Exam
Week 42:   
September 12
Strategy Case Study Project  (group)
Week 43:  
September 19

Strategy Case Study Project
Submit your Strategy Project by the end of the week
Week 44
September 26
ISDP Industry Assessment
Week 45:
October 3
Project Management
Week 46:   
October 10
Operations Management Fundamentals         
Operations Management: Managing Uncertainty of Demand
Week 47:   
October 17
Forecasting Fundamentals         
Supply Chain Management
Week 48:   
October 24

Supply Chain & Operations Exam
Week 49:   
October 31
Finance: Time Value of Money (review if needed)         
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure         
Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem
Week 50: 
November 7
Capital Budgeting         
Modern Portfolio Theory
Week 51:   
November 14
Valuation I: Discounted Free Cash Flow         
Valuation II: Equity & Market Valuations    
Excel for Finance
Week 52:   
November 21

Finance Exam
Week 53:
November 28
Corporate Finance Case Study  (group)
Week 54:   
December 5

Corporate Finance Case Study Due   
Submit Corporate Finance Project by the end of the week
Week 55:   
December 12
Customer Discovery    
Customer Validation
Week 56:
December 19
Winter Break
Week 57:
December 26
Winter Break
Week 58:
January 2
Developing a Business Plan    
Venture Capital
Week 59:
January 9

Entrepreneurship Exam
Week 60:
January 16
Individual Strategic Development Plan Due 
Submit your ISDP by the end of the week
Anticipated
Graduation Date:
February 22, 2023

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