Online Non-Credit Program Launch Process

Start

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1 Exploratory

Month 1

2 Internal Approval

Months 1-2

3 Execution & Implementation

Months 2-5

4 Launch & Continuous Support

Months 3-5

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

Week 0-2*
Market Research Steps: Purdue Online will receive market research done by a 3rd party every 3-6 months. Including:Enrollment projectionsMarket positionPricingMarket research will be published, and a call for proposals will be issued. Specific departments may be asked to participate. Who
Week 0-2*
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 2
Steps: Purdue Online makes recommendation to the Provost Committee based off pre-proposals, market research, and knowledge of the existing book of online business. Provost Committee will review the recommendation based on: Market research: enrollment projections, pricing, and market positioning Academic
Week 2
Week 2
Steps: The department head, faculty, and launch director will meet to discuss the timeline and process for launching the online program. Note: If the online program is faculty initiated, this meeting will occur twice; once at the outset and once
Week 2