Quantic School of Business and Technology

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

  1. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    That was very frustrating in my undergrad, where the textbook would use the 8th Ed., I'd buy the 6th Ed., and find out the only difference was the numbering. Or some of the stories in the margins! Quantic's book is "self-published" by Lulu though, so in this case I don't think they have the same motivation to churn out multiple editions, since students will buy the latest edition whatever it looks like.
  2. SteveFoerster

    SteveFoerster Resident Gadfly Staff Member

    They may buy it, but they'll buy it used for less if used ones are available, which, from your description, Quantic is trying to ensure they're not.
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  3. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    The Corporate Finance prompt has come out. Basically we're looking at the financial variables involved in a business decision (where to locate a factory, given various tax incentives and other variables), and justifying where to put it based on the Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR) of each decision. Due by Sep 26.
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  4. TTS

    TTS New Member

    What you said is probably true. But since I got the full scholarship, I'm happy to buy a new one and scribble it with my notes, and keep it as a momento on my bookshelf after I am done. Considering it is just 1 book for the entire EMBA program, I think it is acceptable. Still a very expensive book at a "discounted" price of $60 for a paperback.

    After getting a Kindle, I still prefer the feel of an actual book, but at the same time I see the merits of Kindle and its backlight, since a book can't light itself up -- still need to find match sticks for that. Searching for keywords using Kindle is faster, but I enjoy flipping the pages or checking the index to look for something. Maybe I'm old school like that.
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  5. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    No update this week. I've been so focused on my machine learning course at Eastern I didn't do any Quantic.

    Supply Chain and Operations:
    45% complete (no change from last week)
    Program Total: 77% complete (no change from last week)
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  6. asianphd

    asianphd Active Member

    I just applied to Quantic. Let see if I will be accepted this round :D
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  7. Dustin

    Dustin Well-Known Member

    Got my marketing project back, 4/5.

    • Business Foundations: 100%
    • Accounting: 100%
    • Markets & Economies: 100%
    • Data & Decisions: 100%
    • Leading Organizations: 100%
    • Marketing and Pricing: 100%
    • Finance: 100%
    • Supply Chain & Operations: 53%
    • Strategy: 0%
    • Entrepreneurship: 0%
    Completed Projects:
    • Accounting Group Project (5/5)
    • Markets & Economies Individual Case Study (4/5)
    • Leading Organizations Individual Case Study (4/5)
    • Marketing Group Project and Presentation (4/5)
    Upcoming Projects:
    • Corporate Finance Group Case Study (in progress, due Sep 26)
    • Strategy Individual Case Study Presentation
    Program Total: 78% Completion
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  8. noojoisey

    noojoisey New Member

    A 2/5 on projects is worth just as much as a 5/5.. kinda interesting. For the written capstone, a 3/5 is needed. Capstone presentation is still 2/5.

    This is for EMBA.. not sure about MBA.

    For me.. 9/10 concentrations completed. 1/3 specializations completed. Overall 91% completed.
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