Quantic School of Business and Technology

Discussion in 'Business and MBA degrees' started by Dustin, Jan 6, 2021.

  1. datby98

    datby98 Active Member

    Dear Dustin,
    Does this one-year MBA program include lots of writing, or mainly are examined through quizzes? Thanks.
  2. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    The primary evaluation is the quizzes and tests. I've only done 2 of the 6 projects in the program. The first project was a case study that involved writing a few pages to analyze the company's financial statements in addition to preparing the statements themselves. The second project was a 5 minute video examining the microeconomics factors affecting a company and advising them on a business decision (so that'd be about 750 words if written down.) I understand the later projects do involve more writing.
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  3. datby98

    datby98 Active Member

    Thanks a lot!
  4. cacoleman1983

    cacoleman1983 Well-Known Member

    Wow... Quantic probably won't get as many applicants now if they have students paying for the regular MBA as they do the Executive MBA. I was accepted into the Executive MBA with a scholarship but never enrolled because I didn't think $7000+ was worth the investment for a nationally accredited degree plus I have other financial hardships. There are a lot of MBA programs that are online with the $10k price tag that are regionally accredited.
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  5. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    I agree. They are offering a lot of scholarships, and I'm still seeing people online saying they're getting 100% scholarships, but without more transparency it's hard to know if the chances of people attending for free have gone up or down from the 7%.
  6. Timohthee

    Timohthee New Member

    Great job getting a 90% Thanks for your post, this convinced me to purchase the course summary book.
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  7. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    Good weekend. One module left in the "Leading Organizations" concentration.

    Leading Organizations: 86%
    Program Total: 52% Complete
  8. TeacherBelgium

    TeacherBelgium Well-Known Member

    Congrats :)
    Lovely to see how motivated you always stay!
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  9. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    Leading Organizations is now 100% complete.

    Now I'm on Marketing and Pricing: 20% complete. It's a long concentration with 73 lessons across 8 courses:
    1. Marketing Fundamentals
    2. Marketing Mechanics
    3. Brand Development and Managment
    4. A/B Testing for Marketers
    5. Digital Marketing Fundamentals
    6. Pricing I: Fundamentals
    7. Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit
    8. Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing
    Around June 21st I should get the details for the next project, Leading Organizations Case Study.

    Program Total: 55% Complete
  10. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    This is an excerpt from an FAQ that was provided recently:

    That equals 37 credit hours without the electives. Interesting.

    Edit: Whoops! I missed some lines.

    Marketing and Pricing: 40% Complete
    Program Total: 58% Complete
  11. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    Not much to report.

    Marketing and Pricing: 58% Complete
    Program Total: 60% Complete

    1. Marketing Fundamentals 7/7 lessons complete
    2. Marketing Mechanics 7/7
    3. Brand Development and Management 9/9
    4. A/B Testing for Marketers 5/5
    5. Digital Marketing Fundamentals 15/15
    6. Pricing I: Fundamentals 0/13
    7. Pricing II: Price Segmentation to Maximize Profit 0/7
    8. Pricing III: E-Commerce Pricing 0/10
    Sometime soon (I thought it would have been last Monday but maybe it's next Monday) I'll get the prompt for the next project.
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  12. datby98

    datby98 Active Member

    Congrats, Dustin! Lights in the tunnel ahead!
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  13. pueblopicasso

    pueblopicasso Member

    You folks are fast. Mine is 52% complete. I'm on the EMBA.

    So far out of the 9 concentrations I've done
    1. Business Foundations
    2. Accounting
    3. Markets and Economies
    4. Data and decisions
    5. Operations Management
    Next is Leading Organizations

    And out of the 3 needed specializations I've done 1, Blockchain Specialization. I will be doing two more.

    So far I really enjoyed this course and glad I made it a priority this taking a 1-year breather from the LLM route I'm in (I've done the PGCert Law so far).
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  14. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    Great work! I'm a little ahead, because my work and Data Science coursework ebbs and flows so I can go weeks without doing any lessons while I focus on data science and then spend several days catching up so by doing a few more lessons each day than expected I can build up the cushion I need to do that.
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  15. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    Leading Organizations project info now available. Here's some basic info from the case study prompt:

    The case study itself is 19 pages long. We have a week to do the writeup.
  16. dbadribbler

    dbadribbler New Member

    Late to the party. Thank you, Dustin for sharing your experience.
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  17. TTS

    TTS New Member

    Thank you Dustin for the insightful sharing. It’s very useful. I’ve applied for the EMBA with scholarship, will definitely do it if I can get a full scholarship.

    Just had my “interview” 3 hours ago. It was about 10 minutes, felt pretty scripted. I guess with the amount of students applying they’ve probably seen all the possible answers by now.

    Having completed the business foundation course, it’s different from the traditional class, but I did learn something, and for the things I already know, it was a good practice and refresher.

    From my limited exposure with the foundation course, is it better than a traditional MBA? I don’t know. But it’s definitely different and not in a bad way.
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  18. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    Good luck! It's unfortunate that a lot of people draw unfair conclusions about the program from the Foundations course when it's so much smaller than the courses that follow.

    Attached Files:

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  19. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    Completed and submitted the Leading Organizations Case Study today. It's a 1000-1500 word case study examining the leadership style of Robin Chase, founder of Zipcar and how you would respond to the situation she found herself in when her company was making about half the money they needed to break even.

    Marketing and Pricing: 58% Complete (no change from last week)
    Program Total: 60% Complete (no change from last week)
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  20. TTS

    TTS New Member

    Out of curiosity, I assume these case study is done on their web/app interface directly? Or do you submit a separate word document? I am just wondering what is the format like. As such activities do not take place in the foundation courses. And yes I think they should throw in an explanation that the foundation course does not reflect the complete format of the MBA program, else it may give people the wrong idea that it is too easy.

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