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Common Sense Statistical Process Control

Common Sense Statistical Process Control

Applied Basic SPC

This practical, hands-on workshop gives every employee the skills necessary to monitor their own quality and participate in Six Sigma and TQM efforts. 

The seminar takes a common-sense approach that applies to assembly and administrative as well as machining and process operations. It provides a common language and approach for discussion of process issues and process improvement.

Program Summary

Format Onsite Workshop Online Who Should Attend?
Time 1-Day 1-2 Wks Engineers
All Employees
Cost $3600 (Includes Travel) $2600
Participants 5-50 5-20
Next Step Call us at 816-931-1414

Participants Will Learn...


Variation & Process Capability

Attributes & Variables

Variable Control Charts

Attribute Control Charts

When, What & Why To Chart

Program Outline

1. Introduction

What is Statistical Process Control?

What is Six Sigma?

2. Variation & Process Capability

Grass Measuring (Exercise)

The Normal Curve

Control & Specification Limits

Inherent & Assignable Variation

Attributes & Variables

3. Variable Control Charts

Run Charts

Shewart Charts (X-Bar-R) (Exercise)

Signs of an out-of-control process (Exercise)

4. Interpreting Control Charts

Normal Patterns

Trends, cycles & Timing

Interpretation Exercise

5. Attribute Control Charts

P-Charts (Exercise)


NP Charts (Exercise)

C & U Charts

6. What To Chart

Which Processes & Parameters To Chart?

Determining Critical Variables

When To Stop Charting (Exercise)


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The Strategos Guide To Value Stream and Process Mapping goes  beyond symbols and arrows. In over 163 pages it tells the reader not only how to do it but what to do with it.

Strategos Guide to Value Stream & Process Mapping

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