Statistical Process Control (SPC) Fundamentals

Most statistical process control (SPC) training focuses on methods rather than execution and strategy skills. The focus of this course is not on basic SPC tools, but rather on how to use these tools to the best advantage. This course maintains an instructional format with a blend of lectures, workshops, and practice problem sessions. As a result of this course, participants will acquire a good understanding of how to apply or refine SPC efforts.

Class Details

Class Name:
Statistical Process Control (SPC) Fundamentals
Manufacturing engineers, production supervisors, quality control managers, inspectors, and manufacturing management.
3 Day Course

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how SPC reduces operating costs
  • Improve productivity with proper SPC implementation
  • Continue long-term quality improvements
  • Reduce scrap and rework with SPC
  • Strengthen marketing efforts

Outline At-a-Glance

  • Essential Elements of SPC
  • On-Line SPC
  • Conventional SPC Methods to Monitor Processes
  • Basic SPC Charts
  • Special Charts
  • Initiation of SPC and Related Questions
  • Open-ended SPC Issues
  • Off-line SPC
  • Investigative SPC Methods
  • Process Capability Measurement