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Email Us at icare@asl-solutions.com Day 1 – Statistics Primer COURSE OBJECTIVES •  Explain what variation in a work process is and why it is bad. •   Describe key techniques for measuring variation – visual display and mathematical. •  Identify key patterns of variation and explain what causes them   Lesson 1 (Introduction to Variation) – What variation is and why it’s a problem in manufacturing   Lesson 2 ( Measuring Variation) – Using a histogram to measure the variation in a process   Lesson 3 (Patterns of Variation) – Types of patterns of variation, what they tell you, and what to do about them   Lesson 4 (Measures of Variation) – Statistical measures of variation: Mean, range, and standard deviation   Lesson 5 (Normal Curve) – Properties of the normal curve and the 68, 95, 99.7 rule   Lesson 6 (Stability) – The importance of a stable process in manufacturing COURSE OBJECTIVES •  Understand the purpose of a control chart. •  Identify key parts of a control chart. •  Know how to collect and plot data on a control chart. •  Be able to interpret and take action using a control chart.   Lesson 1 (What are Control Charts) – What control charts are and why they are used   Lesson 2 (What a Control Chart Looks like) – Common elements of all control charts   Lesson 3 (Interpreting Control Charts & Taking Action) – Out-of-control patterns and what to do when they occur   Lesson 4 (Types of Control Chart) – Variable and attribute control charts: Which do you use when?   Lesson 5 (Using Variable Control Charts) – Calculating and plotting data on variable control charts and interpreting the chart   Lesson 6 (Using Attribute Control Charts) – Calculating and plotting data on attribute control charts and interpreting the chart Day 3 – Process Capability Basics COURSE OBJECTIVES •  Describe what is meant by a capable process. •  Contrast the difference between an “in-spec” process and a “capable process.” •  Identify and explain the three main measures of process capability. Lesson 1 (What is Process Capability) – What process capability means and why it’s important   Lesson 2 (Measuring Process Capability) – The capability ratio, process capability index, and Cpk.     Day 4 – GEMBA (Actual SPC in Production Floor) An actual activity applying & calculating SPC at key production process area. 