Online Graduate Course Launch Process

1 Exploratory

Weeks 0-4

2 Internal Approval

Weeks 5-19

3 Pre-Launch

Months 5-8

4 Launch & Continuous Support

Weeks 29-49+

Week 42-49+


Steps: Identify who will teach or facilitate the course(s)Identify start date(s) for the course(s)Identify a program manager – if desiredDeliver/teach/facilitate the course(s) Questions to Consider: Teaching Identify current faculty and staff resources.If your program scales, how will you support instruction? Will you consider hiring LTL or adjunct instructors to teach?Will…

Week 42-49+
Week 29-49+

Data Collection

Questions to Consider: Data Entry and Collection Will you collect the following data? If so, how? (career/job data of current students and graduates, student touch/contact data, internship/clinical data, student feedback/satisfaction, voluntary drop reasons, applications/admissions)Ensure students have appropriate attribute and detail codes assigned in the student and finance data systems.If you…

Week 29-49+
Week 42-49+

Continuous Support

Steps: Student Services: Request waiver for immunization requestRequest waiver for insurance requestProcess drops, adds, and withdrawals from courses and programsRequest Y status (confirmation) for cohorts that are not assessed by Purdue UniversityRequest Y status (confirmation) for some cohorts that have 3rd party payment contacts between Purdue and employerAdd tuition discounts…

Week 42-49+
Week 29-49+


Steps: Scheduled Cognos reports for daily delivery to WileyGraduate School New Admit Hold Report (beginning Week 8 of the current term revise the data input to the upcoming term)Existing Student Hold Report (beginning Week 8 of the current term revise the data input to the upcoming term)Section Enrollment Reports per…

Week 29-49+

Program Review & Changes

Steps: Monthly reports and meetings:Status updates to the departmentFour annual meetings to be held one per quarter with faculty, Purdue Online (PO), and 3rd Party Vendors:MarketingOperations – current set-up, discuss processes to find efficienciesPO services – PO resources, awards, and services, that the program can benefit from that they currently…