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Use of Minitab Software

Use of Minitab Software

This 2-day course explains how the analysis of process and product data can be readily accomplished using Minitab software. The course supports process management, problem solving and improvement methodologies.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The aim is that by the end of the course, a participant will understand:

  • How to navigate within Minitab and perform basic operations
  • A variety of Minitab statistical tools
  • Set-up of dialogue boxes
  • Interpretation of Minitab output
  • Formatting of data and graphs for reporting and presentation

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is appropriate for improvement practitioners, facilitators, managers, analysts, team leaders, quality personnel and administrative staff, who are involved in process management, problem-solving and improvement activities.

 

AGENDA DAY 1
  • Start 09:00 – Introductions and Review of Agenda
  • Minitab General Guidance
    Managing worksheets and graphs
    Useful commands and shortcuts
    Minitab Assistant
  • Basic Data Analysis
    Descriptive statistics
    Pareto chart
    Run chart
    Boxplot
    Multi-Vari chart
    Histogram
    Normal distribution and probability plot
    Scatterplot
    Cause & effect diagram
    Pie chart
  • Variables Control Charts
    Xbar & R chart
    Xbar & S chart
    I-MR chart
  • End 16:30 – End of Day 1

 

AGENDA DAY 2
  • Start 09:00 – Attributes Control Charts
    p chart
    np chart
    c chart
    u chart
  • Process Capability
    Cp & Cpk indices
    Pp & Ppk indices
    Non-normal capability
  • Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
    Gauge R&R study
    Attribute agreement study
  • Hypothesis Testing
    z test
    t test
    Test of proportions
    Equivalence test
  • Reporting and Presentation of Minitab Results
  • Finish 16:30 – Review & closing summary

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