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Phase II: Development

Step 4: OUPA provides templates and program profile information to proponent

  • The Office of University Planning and Analysis (OUPA) will meet with the proponent to provide proposal template, implementation timelines, and program profile information to support development. OUPA will also provide labour market information based on National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes.
  • OUPA and proponent may also discuss any resources required to develop and administer surveys in support of student and labour market demand.

Step 5: Proponent completes the full program proposal

Step 6: Office of University Planning & Analysis reviews proposal

  • Proponent sends draft proposal to the Office of University Planning & Analysis for review. OUPA will ensure that the proposal has fulfilled all the requirements defined by the institution and the ministry.

Step 7: Faculty Council reviews proposal for approval

  • Proponent submits full program proposal to Faculty Council(s) for approval. Interdisciplinary programs may require approval by more than one Faculty Council.

Step 8: Discussion at Provost Council and Provost and Vice-President Academic approval

  • OUPA submits the full program proposal to Provost Council for discussion and Provost and Vice-President Academic (PVPA) approval.
  • Dean will present the proposal at Provost Council and advise the proponent on any recommendations suggested by council members.

Step 9: Provost and Vice-President Academic approves Multi-Year Budget

  • Provost and Vice-President Academic (PVPA) reviews the Multi-Year Budget for approval.
  • The Dean will include the Program Multi-Year Budget in the Faculty’s annual Strategic Resource Plan for submission to Senior Management and inclusion in the University Budget as approved by the Board.  

Subject to Provost and Vice-President Academic approval of the budget, the program proposal may proceed to Phase III: Internal Review.