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Understanding Core Tools: Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Seminar Content

This one-day overview is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the importance of SPC in controlling and improving the production process and to give students a practical knowledge of using statistical methods in analyzing the production and service processes.

The approaches discussed and employed in this course are consistent with the intent and guidelines in the SPC 2nd Edition manual issued by GM, Ford and Chrysler through the AIAG.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who have direct responsibility for defining and developing an organization’s measuring, monitoring and analytical practices using data collection, charts and statistical tools appropriate for its products, processes and business goals and objectives. We will look for suitable statistical tools to identify the same sources of variation in our manufacturing or services and to control that variation.

Recommended Training and/or Experience

Participants should possess basic math skills.

Seminar Materials

Each participant will receive a seminar manual and a workbook including all team breakout exercises.

Seminar Goals

  • To present a hands-on approach to learning the principals and practices of SPC and process analysis.
  • Understand the uses and benefits of control charts and be able to construct and interpret them.
  • Understand the role that SPC plays in the overall Control Strategy for a process and company.

Seminar Outline

  • History of Statistics in Manufacturing
  • Variation
  • Process Control
  • Central Limit Theorem
  • Common Cause vs. Special Cause Variation
  • Out of control signals
  • Capability Analysis
  • Individuals and Moving Range Charts


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