May 2017 EMBA Schedule / Curriculum

Welcome to Smartly! 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 Smartly will consist of a weighted average of the following: 

  • Your SMARTCASE scores (your best score for each SMARTCASE)
  • Your scores on the concentration exams
  • Participation in the Slack group, including your responses to weekly exercises and case studies
  • Your Capstone Project score

~Participation~

We will post exercises and case studies related to each week's assignment in Slack, so make sure you're keeping up with the schedule. These activities give you extra practice and contribute toward your participation score.

~Exams~

See below for exam dates.

~Course Schedule~


Week 1: May 22, 2017 Accounting I: Fundamentals     
Accounting II: Revenues and Expenses      
Week 2: May 29, 2017 Stocks and Bonds   
Accounting III: Financial Statements      
Week 3: June 5, 2017 Accounting IV: Working with Ratios      
Managerial Accounting   
Week 4: June 12, 2017 Accounting Case Study
Week 5: June 19, 2017 Accounting Exam
Week 6: June 26, 2017 Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand
Microeconomics II: Shape Your Economic Worldview      
Week 7: July 3, 2017 Microeconomics III: Markets and Externalities   
Macroeconomics: Economic Fluctuations      
Week 8: July 10, 2017 Macroeconomics: US Fiscal and Monetary Policy      
Macroeconomics: International Trade   
Week 9: July 17, 2017 Markets and Economies Exam
Week 10: July 24, 2017 One-Variable Statistics  
Week 11: July 31, 2017 Probability Fundamentals      
Probability Distributions     
Week 12: August 7, 2017 Two-Variable Statistics         
Regression Analysis     
Week 13: August 14, 2017 Data Collection     
Week 14: August 21, 2017 Statistical Inference: Making Data-Driven Decisions    
Week 15: August 28, 2017 Advanced Statistical Inference    
Week 16: September 4, 2017 Data and Decisions Exam
Week 17: September 11, 2017 Specialization Period 1
**September 15-17 Optional Onsite Weekend**
Week 18: September 18, 2017 Specialization Period 1
Week 19: September 25, 2017 Specialization Period 1 
Week 20: October 2, 2017 Specialization Period 1
Week 21: October 9, 2017 Organizational Behavior: Working in Groups and Teams 
Organizational Structure and Culture
Week 22: October 16, 2017 Theories of Leadership 
Developing a Corporate Philosophy       
Week 23: October 23, 2017 Corporate Governance
Week 24: October 30, 2017 Corporate and Personal Ethics 
Negotiation Analysis and Strategy
Week 25: November 6, 2017 Leading Organizations Case Study
Week 26: November 13, 2017 Leading Organizations Exam
Week 27: November 20, 2017 Marketing Fundamentals     
Marketing Mechanics    
Week 28: November 27, 2017 Digital Marketing Fundamentals       
A/B Testing for Marketers    
Week 29: December 4, 2017 Pricing I: Fundamentals       
Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit    
Week 30: December 11, 2017 Marketing and Pricing Exam
Week 31: December 18, 2017 Specialization Period 2
Week 32: December 25, 2017 Winter Break
Week 33: January 1, 2018 Winter Break
Week 34: January 8, 2018 Specialization Period 2 and Capstone Project Kickoff
Week 35: January 15, 2018 Specialization Period 2
**January 19-21 Optional Onsite Weekend**       
Week 36: January 22, 2018 Specialization Period 2        
Week 37: January 29, 2018 Finance: Time Value of Money      
Cost of Capital I: Capital Structure       
Week 38: February 5, 2018 Cost of Capital II: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem       
Week 39: February 12, 2018 Valuation I: Discounted Free Cash Flow     
Valuation II: Equity & Market Valuations    
Week 40: February 19, 2018 Finance Exam     
Week 41: February 26, 2018    Microeconomics I: Supply and Demand
Operations Management Fundamentals  
Week 42: March 5, 2018  Project Management  
Week 43: March 12, 2018  Supply Chain and Operations Exam
Week 44: March 19, 2018  Capstone Project Check-In  
Week 45: March 26, 2018  Strategy I: Business-Level Strategy        
Strategy II: Corporate-Level Strategy  
Week 46: April 2, 2018  Strategy III: International Strategy     
Mergers and Acquisitions    
Week 47: April 9, 2018  Strategy and Innovation Case Study
Week 48: April 16, 2018  Strategy and Innovation Exam
Week 49: April 23, 2018  Specialization Period 3
Week 50: April 30, 2018  Specialization Period 3
Week 51: May 7, 2018  Specialization Period 3 and Capstone Project Due
Week 52: May 14, 2018 Specialization Period 3
 

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