Expediting new program development can help universities meet student and employer demand while gaining an edge over competitors, but coordinating program development and approval requires careful preparation and execution. This report profiles strategies to measure market demand for new programs, choose programs for accelerated development, and leverage internal resources. The report also suggests ways to structure and staff program development to maximize speed and effectiveness.
Program Prioritization, Academic Planning, Academic Affairs, Program Approval, Curriculum Development, Academic Calendar, Organizational Structures
University Leadership Council, "Expediting New Program Development: Meeting Market Demand and Leveraging Internal Resources" (2013). Institutional Priorities 2014-2015. 26.