Implementing Statistical Process Control

You have collected process data, but now what? It is nearly impossible to control processes-let alone improve them- without the application of statistical tools. Statistical process control may seem intimidating, but it does not have to be. This course will help you understand the powerful statistical tools that are available and be able to use them to make the most of your organizational processes.

Learn ways to control processes and thus ensure that they meet established performance criteria. Discover different ways to plot data using control charts that are appropriate to the type of data you want to examine. Understand the different types of control charts. Be able to determine which control charts are most appropriate in which situations and with which kinds of data sets. Concepts are introduced using Minitab 16 and demonstrated with in classroom experiments.

Course Objectives:

  • Present methods that facilitate process control and signal situations where processes deviate from established targets
  • Introduce the various types of control charts that are appropriate for specific data sets
  • Learn the pitfalls of working with control charts
  • Use hands-on tools to completely understand the fundamentals SPC