Online Graduate Program Launch Process



1 Exploratory

Month 1

2 Internal Approval

Months 2-5

3 External Approval

Months 5-8

4 Execution & Implementation

Months 5-12

5 Launch & Continuous Support

Months 8-12

1. Exploratory Phase (Month 1)
(All times are approximate. This timeline represents the best case scenario.)

Week 0-2*
Notice of Intent Steps: Faculty Driven Initiative (or Corporation via Faculty): Please submit a Notice of Intent through Qualtrics.You will be notified if there are potential opportunities to collaborate with others in the system.If interested in learning what others are
Week 0-2*
Week 0-2*
Market Research Steps: Purdue Online will receive market research done by a 3rd party every 3-6 months. Including:a. Enrollment projectionsb. Market positionc. Pricing Market research will be published, and a call for proposals will be issued. Specific departments may be
Week 0-2*
Week 3-4
Steps:Once a Notice of Intent has been submitted, the information provided will be submitted into the Online Portfolio Management site. If there are opportunities for collaboration, the proposers will be contacted to start discussions.
Week 3-4
Week 4
Steps: The department head, faculty, and launch director will meet to discuss the timeline and process for launching the online program. Who is Involved: Faculty (Initiator)Purdue Online (Collaborator) Forms & Resources: Market Research RequestTo start a discussion, please contact us
Week 4