Guide to approval

Phase 1

  1. A DMU colleague is allocated to support the process
  2. Briefing document sent requesting Legal and Financial Due Dilligince form, a statement of experience in delivering proposed programme, CVs for the relevant teaching staff
  3. The relevant faculties complete the Balanced Scorecard which outlines perceived risks and opportunities
  4. Site visit 
  5. Proposed programme market analysis
  6. This is then discussed internally to reach collective endorsement and the partner is notified of the outcome
  7. The Faculty Evaluation of Proposal (FEP) is drafted which shows the timescales and resources required

Phase 2

  1. The Partner Institution is asked to complete and submit the Partner Overview Document (POD)
  2. The POD will request information about the partner's strategic plan, portfolio, staff and student numbers and demographics, the learning and teaching strategy, marketing and promotion, admissions policies, enrolment, registration and data requirements, student support, programme assessment and quality management etc. 

Phase 3

Executive Board Approval

Phase 4

Approval event preparations

Phase 5

Approval event

Phase 6

Formal notification of event outcome

For further details on collaborative provision at DMU and our approach to managing collaborative provision please see the Department of Academic Quality area of our website.

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