Course Outline

  • Improve the performance of your quality management system by practicing the basics of SPC, how SPC and MSA are interrelated, and the fundamental tools/techniques for both SPC and MSA.

  • Develop and execute plans to implement SPC and MSA, including which tools/techniques are applicable for differing circumstances.

  • Calculate and interpret following the steps in the SPC and MSA manuals.

  • Compare and contrast Prevention versus Detection

  • Identify Common and Special Causes of Variation

  • Utilize X-bar and R Charts: Construction, Setting Limits, Analysis, Process Control, Individual and Moving Range Charts: Construction, Setting Limits, Analysis, Process Control

  • Interpret Process Capability: Pp, Ppk, Cp, Cpk, Analysis

  • Read Attribute Charts: Proportion Nonconforming (p) Charts and Nonconformities (c) Charts; Construction, Setting Limits, Analysis, Process Control

  • Enable Process Stability

  • Define Measurement Systems and the Measurement Process

  • Interpret Measurement Studies for Stability, Bias, and Linearity with Examples

  • Interpret Measurement Studies for Repeatability and Reproducibility with Examples

  • Identify Measurement Uncertainty

  • Interpret Measurement Studies for Attributes with Examples

  • Relate SPC and MSA to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/TS 16949:2009

Prerequisite

Must have a working knowledge of SPC and MSA

or have completed Understanding and Implementing MSA and SPC

training plus have a working knowledge of Excel®.