versión impresa ISSN 0012-7353
MARULANDA VALENCIA, FLOR ÁNGELA y BOTERO BOTERO, SERGIO. ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT: A MILESTONE ON MANAGEMENT HISTORY IN COLOMBIA. Dyna rev.fac.nac.minas [online]. 2011, vol.78, n.169, pp. 34-42. ISSN 0012-7353.
This paper describes the creation of one of the oldest Engineering Management programs in the world, the undergraduate program of Engineering Management (Ingeniería Administrativa) in the Faculty of Mines, National University of Colombia at Medellin. This program was founded in 1959 and nowadays it is one of the best management programs in the country. This paper analyze the historic background of the School of Mines and its relationship with management, then follows a report of a bibliographic and documentary research on the program creation, analyzing the people and institutions that facilitated it. Following is a synthesis of the process that concluded in the creation in 1960 of the Business Administration Program and EAFIT, the institution that offers it, as a result of the disagreement on the academic orientation of the Engineering Management program. Finally, a description is made of the program development during its first years.
Palabras llave : Engineering Management; management history; education history.