How long does it take to develop a course?



Estimated time


TNA via surveys, interviews or FGDs

  • Need for e-course or training?
  • Needs of target learners

2 weeks


An e-course design is completed with important elements  identified (Objective, activities, assessments)

2 weeks


The e-course elements decided in the previous stage goes into actual production.

  • Creation or selection of content, activities & assessments
  • iThenticate review and revisions


  • Peer review of content and revisions
  • Creation of ecourse content (videos, photos, audio, etc.) or transformation into SCORM and uploading to Moodle

At least 2 months


2-4 weeks


2-4 weeks (depending on length of course

2-4 weeks

2-4 weeks


The e-course is launched and e-learning is monitored and managed


  • Pilot testing of the course to a sample of target learners
  • Revision of ecourse depending on feedback of target learners

At least 3 weeks


2 weeks


1-2 weeks


The e-course is evaluated for its effectivity and results. Info may be used for revising the current e-course or for future e-course production.

  • Monthly reports to be given to ecourse developer will show feedback of learners
  • eCourse developer decides at the end of 6 months to keep ecourse as is, revise or archive/delete based on evaluation.


Takes place 6 months after launch of course

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