Quality Management team
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    • Certificate

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    Program length

    • 8 weeks to 2 years

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    Program features

    • For Canadian citizens, permanent residents and international learners
    • Part-time, online from anywhere

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    Program fees

    • Total cost: $1,670 plus non-refundable $100 application fee
    • Each course: $835
    Pricing subject to change without notice

  • Quality Management personnel

    Learn to manage quality

    Study quality management and learn how to apply the concepts and theory in any business or organization. Prepare to implement or manage quality programs and thrive as a more knowledgeable manager in any sector including manufacturing, service, non-profit, government, health care, education and more.

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    A precise and specific process

    Quality management is about moving people and inventory effectively, identifying and understanding the defects in your system and process and eliminating those defects. It’s a very precise and specific process, requiring a team effort and a culture change.

Explore your career options with Quality Management

The knowledge and skills you acquire in this program could be valuable in the following careers. Explore these options. Learn which top skills are required, how many are currently employed, and what they are earning.

Program details

This program is for Canadian citizens, permanent residents and international learners.

International learners complete all courses online from anywhere via online learning. Please note:

  • Immigration - This program does not allow for application for a Canadian study visa or post-graduate work permit.  For programs that qualify for a study visa, see intensive program packages.
  • Health coverage - This program is not covered under the Manitoba International Student Health Plan (MISHP). If you are completing this program while residing in Canada, you need to ensure you have private health insurance or are covered under Manitoba Health (if you hold a work permit or are a dependent of an individual holding a work permit/permanent resident status in Canada). 
    MISHP student health plan

Credential: Earn a University of Manitoba Certificate in Quality Management.

Fees: $1,670 plus $100 non-refundable application fee.
Pricing subject to change without notice.

Expected duration: 8 weeks to 2 years, part-time

Admission requirements: Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, or mature student status.  If primary language is not English, proof of English proficiency is required.
Learners with 1 (one) or more years of university courses outside of the University of Manitoba must provide an official transcript.

If you have not used math or statistics in some time, consider reviewing an introductory math or statistics text prior to the program.

The Quality Management program is accredited by CPHR Manitoba. CPHR Manitoba members earn CPHR Continued Professional Development hours for completing courses in this program. Documentation to confirm hours earned is provided by UM Extended Education upon successful completion of each course.

Program courses

Determine the courses you will need to complete this program.

This Extended Education program has open registration, which means that students can register for individual courses without being admitted to a program. Any courses taken within 10 years that are in the program will be applied to the student’s program record. Please note that the course schedule below may change based on enrollment numbers and student interest.

Students will need to be admitted to a program before they will be allowed to graduate with a certificate.

Required courses

Courses offered in the fall and winter terms run for 12 weeks. Spring courses are offered in a condensed format, over 4 weeks.

Course number Course name Contact hours Term(s) offered
MGMT 0190 Quality Assurance Planning 36 Winter, Summer, Fall
MGMT 0192 Quality Improvement: Principles and Procedures 36 Winter, Summer, Fall

Register for courses

You can register for courses before applying to this program. Please visit courses.

How to apply

Complete your application online:

  • Sign in or create an account in our registration system. 
  • Choose Apply to a Program in the left menu. 
  • Select your program and pay your application fee to complete your application.

You must be admitted to a program in order to graduate with your credential.

Learn more about the program

  • Yasser-Shaker

Insights from instructor, Yasser Shaker

  • Quality Management can be applied in any industry
    “Quality is quality. Quality management tools can be applied in any industry. There is a big movement toward quality management in Canada.”

  • Concepts can be learned
    “You can understand the concepts of quality management. We can teach you how to do it.”

  • It becomes intuitive
    “Once you get the hang of quality management, once you have the culture, it becomes intuitive.”

  • It’s rewarding
    “It is very rewarding to build an effective system.”

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Extended Education
185 Extended Education Complex
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

Toll free: 1-888-216-7011