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Davis M. Woodruff, PE, CMC
This 3 hour course presents a review and overview of using process control charts (Statistical Process Control or SPC) for process improvement. Practical how-to information for gathering data and creating control charts for various types of processes is included. It is not a theoretical statistics course and is intended as a practical course on using process control charts oriented to industry.
This course will also provide help organizations that are either ISO 9001, 14001, 13485, TS 16949 or AS 9100 registered or seeking registration to meet the requirements for process and product monitoring and measurement as well as data analysis and continual improvement found in the standards.
This is part 3 of a five part series of Statistical Methods for Process Improvement. The five parts of this series are:
Part 1: Using Data for Process Improvement Part 2: Using the Normal Distribution Part 3: Using Process Control Charts Part 4: Using Data to Make Decisions Part 5: Understanding Process Capability
Using practical, simple and powerful statistical methods can help organizations monitor and measure process or product performance while providing information for fact based decision making. Control charts can help you understand process variability and guide the improvement process when properly utilized.
This course includes a multiple choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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