Six Sigma advanced tools training

Overview

An intense look at the more advanced tools used in a Six Sigma project.  Through lecture and practical application using Minitab software, participants will leave with an understanding of the advanced tools, when and how to apply them, and how to properly interpret the results.

 

Audience

Designed for those who will be leading (Black Belt) or advising (Master Black Belt) a Six Sigma team.

 

Format

Classroom-based interactive workshop.  Length: 10 days.  

 

Topics

Week 1 (Days 1-5)

  • Introduction to Minitab

    • Navigation and layout

    • Time plots

    • Histograms / Dot plots

    • Scatter plots

    • Pareto charts

    • Individuals control charts

  • Normal theory

    • Variation and normal theory

    • Normality testing

    • Transformations

  • Advanced process sigma

  • Hypothesis testing

    • Overview

    • t-test & paired t-test

    • ANOVA

    • Chi-square

  • Advanced control charts

    • X-bar and R

    • p, np, c, u charts

    • EWMA charts

    • Selecting the right chart

  • Measurement system improvement

    • Gauge R&R

    • Gauge linearity

    • Discrete data

Week 2 (Days 6-10)

  • Regression analysis

    • Introduction & linear regression

    • Using transformed data

    • Multiple linear regression

    • Curvilinear regression

    • Discrete X's

    • Logistic regression

  • Sampling

    • Sample size determination

    • Population vs process sampling

    • Approaches to sampling

  • Design of experiments

    • Overview and basics

    • Full factorial designs

    • Half-fractions

    • Other fractions

    • Screening designs

    • Experimental planning

  • Case study application

 

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