Introduction to the Course
A little background and motivation for the material in this course.
The key training objectives are summarized below:
- Understand the importance of reducing variation in key characteristics
- Implement control charting to assess process stability
- Select appropriate control charts for a given application
- Determine appropriate sampling plans and sample sizes
- Interpret control chart signals and implement appropriate reaction plans
- Assess process capability for new processes, relocations, process changes, and continuous improvement
- Apply specialized charts when needed
Steven Wachs, Course Instructor
Steven Wachs has 25 years of wide-ranging industry experience in both technical and management positions. Steve has worked as a statistician at Ford Motor Company where he has extensive experience in the development of statistical models, reliability analysis, designed experimentation, and statistical process control.
Steve is currently a Principal Statistician at Integral Concepts, Inc. where he assists manufacturers in the application of statistical methods to reduce variation and improve quality and productivity. He also possesses expertise in the application of reliability methods to achieve robust and reliable products as well as estimate and reduce warranty. Steve regularly speaks at industry conferences and provides workshops in industrial statistical methods worldwide.
Select the first lesson, “Coure Introduction” within Module 1 to view a course overview and recommendations to get the most from this course.
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Your On-demand Course with Instructor Support
Immediate access to all course lessons discussing concepts, reviewing procedures and flushing out context and applicability.
Plus, I’m here to support you upon request.
Lessons include text, video lectures, quick quizzes, exercises, and activities. The intent is to encourage you to immediately apply the lessons within your organization such that you can start improving process stability and quality.
How Long Will the Course Take?
This will depend on how many video lectures you view and how many of the sample exam problems you attempt. The course contains 10 modules, with a total of 67 lessons including 16 exercises. There are approximately 14 hours of lectures.
It is recommended that beyond the lectures, you plan on another 10 to 20 hours for reading and working the exercises. Plus, you are encouraged to ‘try this at work/home’ too.
You can always revisit a lesson or check a detail in the supporting student text.
What are the course perquisites?
An interest in statistical process control and process capability Or, more accurately, an interest in improving the stability and consistency of your processes.
Famarility with basic statistical concepts is not necessary for this course.
What is your return policy?
If you are not satisfied with the content, send me an email within 30 days for a full refund.