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Startup Presentation to IT Contacts


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Startup Presentation to IT Contacts

  1. 1. Copyright © President & Fellows of Harvard CollegeFall Startup 2013IT Contacts Update MeetingApril 23, 2013
  2. 2. What Start-up Entails• Planning begins in April to set the stage for a successful start-up• Daily coordination between ITG, MBA and Doctoral from July-Sept• A team of almost 50 individuals will be involved across various areas• Management, testing, and execution of over 200 tasks• Each contributes to ensuring a flawless experience for incomingstudents and faculty2
  3. 3. Task Distribution by Event/Milestone31914 1530574720*The numbers for Doctoral are still being determined andare an estimate at this point.
  4. 4. Task Distribution by Month45122311938May June July August September
  5. 5. Task Distribution by Group53614 152334387163610*The numbers for Doctoral are still being determined andare an estimate at this point.
  6. 6. Key Dates: Planning• Kickoff Meeting: June 12, 2013 at 10:00 AM• Small Group Meetings• Rollover: June 17, 2013 at 1:00 PM• Analytics: June 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM• Section Reveal: June 19, 2013 at 11:00 AM• Add/Drop: June 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM• HIT: June 19, 2013 at 1:30 PM• Arrival/First Day of Classes: June 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM6
  7. 7. Key Dates: Pre-Programs• HIT• July 24, 2013- August 13, 2013• Analytics• August 18, 2013-August 23, 2013• START• August 26, 2013-August 28, 2013• Section Reveal• August 27, 2013 at 7:00 AM7
  8. 8. Key Dates: Registration• EC Preregistration• April 9, 2013-May 15, 2013• Optional Summer Window• June 25, 2013-July 25, 2013• Assignments Release to Students• August 15, 2013• Add/Drop Round 1 Opens to Students• August 22, 20138
  9. 9. Key Dates: Registration and ClassesRegistration• Add/Drop Round 1Ends• September 5, 2013• Add/Drop Round 2Ends• September 6, 20139Classes• RC Classes Begin• August 29, 2013• EC Classes Begin• September 4, 2013
  10. 10. Management and Communications• Daily standups beginning in July to managedaily progress on tasks• Detailed support documentation for allmajor events• Weekly updates to MBA, Doctoral and ITGon major milestones, progress, and health• Dedicated Project and Program Leads (fromTCS) to ensure that all tasks are accuratelydocumented, and completed correctly10
  11. 11. Management and Communications• Executive level check-ins on prioritizationand progress• Centralized communications channels• Startup distribution list• Repository of communications• Near real-time updates for major milestonessuch as section reveal11