Welcome to the Summer School on Quality and
Organizational Excellence 2017, at the University of Minho,
This Program is a unique opportunity to learn,
share experiences and know new colleagues that together have the
same passion – the passion for Quality.
By attending to the Summer School on Quality and
Organizational Excellence you have the chance to learn from some
of the most important worldwide Quality Leaders – Pedro
Saraiva, Hiroshi Osada, Lars Sörqvist and
Mohamed Zairi, about the link of Quality and New Products
Development, Total Quality Management, Quality Improvement
Programs and the Future of Quality.
The courses will take place during all the full
week, with daily classes and several industrial visits,
balancing theoretical and practical examples of the best
practices in the field of Quality and Organizational Excellence.
The program is composed of lectures, team work, workshops and
presentations. The goal is to bring people together from across
the globe, sharing experiences and discussing the present and
future of Quality. The Summer School is based on 39 hours of
You are invited to apply!
What can you expect from us?
The program is designed to be interactive with lectures and many
practical assignments where the background of each student will
be essential to share knowledge and experiences regarding to
Quality and Organizational Excellence.
What do we expect from you?
Your motivation and desire to learn and enlarge your knowledge
in the Quality field.
Extended Application deadline:
April 21, 2017
Acceptance notification: April 28, 2017
Registration fee payment deadline: May 13, 2017
Summer School: July 16-22, 2017