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

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