Course Dates: Cohort Three

DCCL courses generally run 7.5 weeks and include face-to-face and online components.

Summer semester begins with a two-day program orientation followed immediately by the start of summer courses. Summer courses begin with five days of face-to-face delivery followed by online delivery through the end of the semester. The five-day, face-to-face component for Cohort Three runs from Monday through Friday.  The online portions of the two summer courses will follow consecutively, with IDSL 805 completing first and then ending the semester with IDSL 810.

Fall and Spring courses run consecutively - each for 7.5 weeks with about 1 week between courses. Breaks may require some follow-up course work or pre-course work. Fall and Spring courses generally begin on a Friday (the Friday before the regular Ferris courses begin) and end on a Wednesday – constituting 7.5 weeks.  Each course typically includes one face-to-face component generally held during the second weekend of each class as follows: Friday 4 pm to 9 pm, and Saturday 8:30 am to 5 pm.

Cohort Three Courses Face-to-Face Dates Course Dates
Summer 2012 – 7 credits
IDSL 805 (3 credits)
Prospectus
Face-to-face week in Big Rapids
Saturday, June 2 (1:00 p.m.) – Friday, June 8, 2012 (Noon)
May 25 – Aug. 8, 2012
IDSL 810 (3 credits)
Critical Issues
Face-to-face week in Big Rapids
Saturday, June 2 (1:00 p.m.) – Friday, June 8, 2012 (Noon)

May 25 – Aug. 8, 2012

IDSL 898 (1 credit)    
Fall 2012 – 7 credits
IDSL 825 (3 credits)
New Leaders
Face-to-face weekend in Grand Rapids
Friday, Aug. 24 (4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, Aug. 25 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Aug. 17 – Oct. 10, 2012
IDSL 835 (3 credits)
Strategic Planning
Face-to-face weekend in Grand Rapids
Friday, Oct. 26 (4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, Oct. 27 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)  
Oct. 19 – Dec. 12, 2012
IDSL 898 (1 credit)    
Spring 2013 – 7 credits
IDSL 885 (3 credits)
Creating Culture of Student Learning & Success
Face-to-face weekend in Grand Rapids
Friday, Jan. 18 (4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, Jan. 19 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Jan. 11 – Mar. 6, 2013
IDSL 840 (3 credits)
Qualitative Research
Face-to-face weekend in Grand Rapids
Friday, Mar. 22 (4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, Mar. 23 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Mar. 15 – May 8, 2013
IDSL 898 (1 credit)    
Summer 2013 – 6 credits
IDSL 845 (4 credits)
Quantitative Research

Face-to-face week in Big Rapids
Sunday June 9 (12:00 p.m.) - Thursday June 13 (5:00 p.m.)

May 11 – July 7, 2013
IDSL 898 (2 credits) Face-to-face week in Big Rapids
June 9 - June 13, 2013
 
Fall 2013 – 7 credits
IDSL 870 (3 credits)
Marketing & Community Engagement
Face-to-face weekend in Grand Rapids
Friday, Aug. 23 (4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, Aug. 24 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Aug. 16 – Oct. 9, 2013
IDSL 855 (3 credits)
Managing Physical & Financial Resources
Face-to-face weekend in Grand Rapids
Friday, Oct. 25 (4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, Oct. 26 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Oct. 18 – Dec. 11, 2013
IDSL 898 (1 credit)    
Spring 2014 – 7 credits
IDSL 894 (3 credits)
Practicum
Student develops unique schedule on own Jan. 10 – Mar. 5, 2014
IDSL 860 (3 credits)
Resource Development
Face-to-face weekend in Grand Rapids
Friday, March 21 (4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, March 22 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Mar. 14 – May 7, 2014
IDSL 898 (1 credit)    
Summer 2014 – 6 credits
IDSL 895 (3 credits)
Policy and Governance
Face-to-face week in Traverse City
Monday, July 21 – Friday, July 25, 2014
June 16 – July 25, 2014
IDSL 898 (3 credits) Face-to-face week in Traverse City
Monday, July 21 – Friday, July 25, 2014
 
Fall 2014 – 7 credits

IDSL 865 (3 credits)
Human Resources

Face-to-face weekend in Grand Rapids
Friday, Aug. 22 (4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, Aug. 23 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Aug. 15 – Oct. 8, 2014
IDSL 880 (3 credits) Transformative Teaching Face-to-face weekend in Grand Rapids
Friday, Oct. 24 (4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, Oct. 25 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Oct. 17 - Dec. 10, 2014
IDSL 898 (1 credit)    
Spring 2015 – 7 credits
IDSL 830 (3 credits)
Leading Organizational Transformation & Cultural Change
Face-to-face weekend in Grand Rapids
Friday, Jan. 16 (4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, Jan. 17 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Jan 9 - Mar 4, 2015
IDSL 898 (4 credits) Face-to-face in Big Rapids
Comprehensive Interviews and Presentations & Dissertation Defense
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