Course Development and Change Approval

Policy Number: 
Policy Responsibility: 
Vice-President, Academic
Program Council
May 7, 2015

Context / Purpose: 

At the JIBC it is expected that all courses will undergo ongoing review and revision to ensure that all curriculum maintains the highest standards of quality. Process and approval for course development and change is a best practice and a quality assurance requirement. This policy is intended to ensure that steps are taken to consider the impact of proposed changes on students, other programs and the Institute, and to maximize the overall effectiveness of the program, the Institute and the sponsoring School, Division and/or program area.

Policy Statement: 

This policy stipulates the approval process for all new courses being developed, and all courses undergoing change.


This policy is applicable to all instructional activity, including that activity which is not part of a program.

Last updated December 11, 2018