home universidad catolica de manizales

Specialization in Quality Management

Price $5.958.800

Offered in: Manizales

Duration 2 semestres

Degree: Especialista en Gerencia de la Calidad

Mode: Distance

Register here

SNIES: 102665

017602 del 16 de septiembre de 2021 por 7 años

Faculty of Business Administration

Nivel de formación: Posgrados

Admission: Every Semester

The UCM Specialization in Quality Management is a response to the needs of organizations to develop a strategic approach that allows them to have competitive advantages to access new markets with products and services that are at the forefront of the needs of customers and stakeholders.

Aware of this need, UCM proposes this Specialization for you to focus your interest in leading management systems in organizations, with an integral vision of quality, environment, risk management and occupational health and safety. To achieve this objective, in our Specialization you will deepen in topics such as: strategic thinking with customer focus, leadership, staff participation, process management, relationship management, evidence-based decision making, effective risk management, opportunities and continuous improvement.


Face-to-face meeting every month | Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Weekly virtual synchronous meetings | Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.



Semester 1

Administrative and Organizational Theory

3 Credits

Systemic Organizational Approach

3 Credits

Elective 1

2 Credits

Research I

2 Credits

UCM Identity

1 Credit

Semester 2

Management Systems

4 Credits

Information Systems

3 Credits

Elective 2

2 Credits

Research II

3 Credits

Ethics in Organizations

1 Credit


Natalia Zuluaga

Director de programa

Magíster en Gestión de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales, Excelencia, Medio Ambiente y Responsabilidad Corporativa

Guillermo Hernán Toro Mejía

Magíster en Sistemas Integrados de Gestión de la Calidad.

Jhon Jairo Ángel Hernández

Magíster en Ingeniería Industrial

Juan Manuel Mejía Villa

Magíster en Sistemas Integrados en Gestión de la Calidad

Paula Andrea Peña López

Magíster en Administración de Negocios

Why this program at UCM?

The UCM Specialization in Quality Management is your opportunity to acquire the skills to perform as a leader of management systems in organizations in any sector of the economy. Being a specialist will give you an added value in organizations by acquiring knowledge about quality, innovation and productivity, necessary for the managerial and strategic development of quality management systems. Another aspect that stands out in the Specialization is the flexibility granted by the distance learning modality, which adjusts to your needs of autonomous time management, taking into account your work schedules and your place of residence. The program has an interdisciplinary faculty in which academic knowledge is combined with practice and business experience due to their permanent participation in research processes in quality management systems, in addition, they act as advisors and business consultants in the different areas of knowledge that are part of the objective of study of the academic program.

+ High Quality University
+ High employability rate
+ Modelo Pedagógico Personalizante y Liberador
+ Financing facilities
+ National and International Mobility

Are you interested in this program?

More information here

Tell us your concerns and we will contact you.

Register here

Click here to start your admission process
Register here

Financial opportunities

Learn about different alternatives to finance your studies

Admission process

Learn about the requirements to become a UCM

Virtual Tour

Meet our campus

The Universidad Católica de Manizales reserves the right to open its Continuing Education programs, in case the number of applicants is not the number stipulated by the University to start.
Ir al contenido