SPC (Statistical Process Control)


Course Description
Statistical Process Control (SPC) is a system for monitoring, controlling, and improving a process through statistical analysis. SPC ensures that processes are continuously monitored, that results are evaluated through the use of control charts, and that processes are prevented from reverting to their previous states. This SPC course uses a “teach, do, sustain, learn” approach in which participants practice the SPC techniques as they learn the system’s concepts.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for Executives, Managers, Quality Engineers, TQM facilitators, Machine Operators, and others who:

  • Want to understand how SPC works
  • Need to find a way to standardize process information
  • Have to reduce scrap by improving process stability
  • Are planning on introducing SPC in their company
  • Want to draw the right conclusions from the available process data

Learning Objectives
During this course, students will learn to define statistical concepts and principles, including variation, distributions, and probability. Upon completion of training participants will be able to define key metrics such as Cp and Cpk and apply SPC tools, as well as maintain SPC post implementation.

Course Outline
This SPC course uses both lecture and exercises to introduce the participants to the concepts of statistical process control. Training includes real world exercises that allow participants to practice using the tools in a safe environment. Training topics include:

  • From defect detection to defect prevention
  • Normal distribution
  • 100% inspection
  • Control chart for variable data
  • Sample inspection
  • Control chart for attribution data
  • Probability calculation
  • Process capability calculation

Course Format
16 hours
Combination lecture and classroom exercises
Available at QSG’s training facilities and on-site at your organization

Location: Boxborough, MA


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