Use Statistics to Improve Your Process.
Our goal is to help you improve your understanding of statistical methods and to help you make effective data-driven decisions through statistical thinking, and enhancing your use of data to improve your process.
Basic statistical concepts and tools will be presented and examples used to illustrate application of techniques. This course is designed to be a first-course introduction of statistics to anyone who has never had a statistics course (or who had a statistics course but wants a refresher).
Basic Statistics without Crunching Numbers
Minitab software will be used as a teaching tool to present statistical analysis techniques. The benefits of statistical analysis will be covered. Participants will learn how to get the most information from a set of data, get tips on data presentation, and learn how to avoid being manipulated by statistics. There will be an emphasis on practical application of the techniques presented.
Statistical Process Control (SPC): The Basics
SPC concepts and tools (including statistical thinking, control charts, pare to charts, flow charts, capability studies, histograms, etc.) will be presented. Examples will be used to illustrate when SPC tools are appropriate and how to apply them to current issues in your organization. This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn the full range of basic SPC tools.
Statistical Process Control (SPC): Key Concepts
Key SPC concepts and tools (control charts, pare to charts, flow charts, capability studies, and descriptive statistics) will be presented. Examples will be used to illustrate when key SPC tools are appropriate and how to apply them to current issues in your organization. A brief overview of other SPC tools will be presented to give participants full awareness of the variety of SPC techniques being used by organizations today.
Quality Improvement: Where to Begin?
Ideas and topics for starting a quality improvement effort or meeting current quality challenges will be offered by instructor and possibly supplemented by experience of other participants. This course is designed for any manager or executive who is thinking of starting a quality improvement effort. It could also be helpful to anyone in management who is currently involved with a quality system and would just like to hear a new viewpoint on how to make improvements.
Minitab Software Training
This four-day class is tailored for manufacturing, service, or health care employees to help become familiar with and navigate Minitab to create, manipulate, and construct data. Participants should have taken basic statistics. Class is divided into four topics--one per day: