Welcome to the Summer School on Quality and
Organizational Excellence 2019, at the University of Minho,
Our goal is to bring people together from across
the globe, sharing experiences and discussing Quality. The
Summer School promotes more than 40 hours of contact, across
which you will have the opportunity to learn, share experiences
and meet new colleagues who share the same passion for Quality.
This year’s edition focuses on Lean Six Sigma improvement
projects. By attending the Summer School you will have the
chance to learn more about this improvement methodology and see
real life implementation projects, become familiar with unique
examples and approaches that will be shared by the Speakers –
Lance Coleman and Liz Keim – and participate in a
The courses will take place throughout the week,
with daily classes, group work and industrial visits, balancing
theoretical and practical examples of the best practices in the
field of Lean Six Sigma. The program is composed by a series of
different opportunities to learn, improve knowledge, and contact
with tools, methods and industrial best practices in the
implementation of Lean Six Sigma.
You are invited to apply!
André M. Carvalho
What can you expect from us?
A well-balanced program, featuring lectures, practical
assignments and industrial examples of best practices in
Quality. A team dedicated to create the best experience, where
knowledge, networking and fun are brought together for improved
What do we expect from you?
Your drive and motivation not only to learn and deepen your
understanding of Quality, but also to share it: the background
of each student will be a vital piece for an improved learning
experience, with all participants having the opportunity to
share knowledge and experiences regarding Quality and
Application deadline: May 15, 2019
Acceptance notification: May 20, 2019
Registration fee payment deadline: May 31, 2019
Summer School: July 15-20, 2019