Online Graduate Program Launch Process

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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

4. Execution & Implementation (Months 5-12)
(All times are approximate. This timeline represents the best case scenario.)

Week 23-52+
Steps: Initial Planning (1-2 Weeks)Course Planning/Design (5 Weeks)Course Development (6 Weeks)Course Finalization (1 Week)Course Review & Revisions (2 Weeks)Maintenance Mode (Ongoing) Initial Planning (1-2 Weeks) Develop and agree upon communication plan and project timelineReview online course development processRoles and responsibilitiesInitial
Week 23-52+
Week 19-52+
Steps: Department will decide if they will use a 3rd party vendor for their marketing initiatives. A marketing strategy will be created considering the target audience, market positioning, and channels they will use. The marketing team will develop and execute
Week 19-52+
Week 32-52+
Steps: Department will decide if they want to use a 3rd party vendor to recruit and help admit students into the program. A recruitment plan will be put in place. Recruiters will work closely with the marketing team and the
Week 32-52+
Week 32-52+
Steps: Once the degree has been approved, the Graduate School admissions team will build the application into SLATE. Student Completes and submits application and supporting documents. Graduate School Receives application and supporting documents. Academic Department Sees application in the query
Week 32-52+
Week 32-52+
Steps: Departments will work with Purdue Online to help students register to their respective courses choosing one of three methods per program. Department provides a list of students and a defined list of courses to PO for entering into Banner.
Week 32-52+
Week 32-52+
Steps: Department will decide if they want to use a 3rd party vendor to provide student support. Processes will be put in place, with the help of Purdue Online (PO), to provide students with the following services: PO administrators ensure
Week 32-52+