Confidently Apply Statistical Concepts To Your Six Sigma Projects Using Minitab 17 - Get 11.0 PMI PDUs / SHRM PDCs

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Welcome to "Six Sigma Statistics Using Minitab 17," a comprehensive course designed to provide you with a solid understanding of the most commonly used statistical concepts in Six Sigma. This course will teach you how to apply these concepts using Minitab 17 software, enabling you to perform effective statistical analysis for your Six Sigma projects.

Why This Course?

  • Expert Instruction: Learn from an experienced instructor with 35 years of practical experience in implementing Quality Management and Continuous Performance Improvement.
  • Comprehensive Coverage: This course covers a wide range of topics, from basic to advanced statistical concepts.
  • Practical Application: Gain hands-on experience using Minitab 17 for your Six Sigma Green and Black Belt projects.
  • Continual Learning: Even though Minitab has been updated, the concepts taught in this course remain applicable to the latest versions of the software.
  • Accreditation and Certification: Earn 36 pre-approved PMI PDUs and SHRM PDCs at no additional cost, and receive a digital certificate from Quality Gurus upon course completion.

What is Six Sigma?

Six Sigma is a process improvement methodology developed by Motorola in 1985. Despite its age, it remains widely used across industries due to its effectiveness in saving money, improving quality, reducing waste, enhancing consistency, and boosting customer satisfaction. Learning Six Sigma provides a significant employment advantage and has saved organizations billions of dollars.

What Will You Learn?

This course offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to cover all essential aspects of Six Sigma statistics using Minitab 17. Here’s what you will learn:

  • Descriptive Statistics: Calculate and interpret mean, median, mode, range, and standard deviation.
  • Data Visualization: Create and interpret charts and graphs, such as histograms and scatter plots, using Minitab.
  • Inferential Statistics: Apply inferential statistics to draw conclusions from data and make predictions.
  • Advanced Statistical Techniques: Master advanced techniques like regression analysis, control charts, and capability analysis.

Topics Covered

Section 1: Basic Statistical Concepts

  • Understanding Statistics: Learn the basic statistical terms and their meanings.
  • Measures of Central Tendency: Understand how to calculate and interpret mean, median, and mode.
  • Measures of Variability: Learn about range, variance, and standard deviation to understand data dispersion.

Section 2: Measurement System Analysis (MSA)

  • Introduction to MSA: Understand the importance of accurate measurement systems.
  • Gage R&R Studies: Learn how to perform Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility studies to ensure measurement reliability.
  • Interpreting MSA Results: Understand how to interpret the results of MSA to improve your measurement systems.

Section 3: Hypothesis Testing

  • Basics of Hypothesis Testing: Learn the fundamentals of hypothesis testing and its importance in Six Sigma.
  • Types of Tests: Conduct various hypothesis tests, including z-tests, t-tests, F-tests, and Chi-Square tests.
  • Interpreting Test Results: Learn how to interpret the results of hypothesis tests to make data-driven decisions.

Section 4: ANOVA (Analysis of Variance)

  • Introduction to ANOVA: Understand the principles of ANOVA and its application in comparing multiple groups.
  • Performing ANOVA: Learn how to perform ANOVA using Minitab and interpret the results to identify significant differences.

Section 5: Design of Experiments (DOE)

  • Principles of DOE: Understand the basics of Design of Experiments and its role in process optimization.
  • Applying DOE: Learn how to design, conduct, and analyze experiments using Minitab to improve process quality and efficiency.

Section 6: Advanced Statistical Techniques

  • Regression Analysis: Understand the principles of regression analysis and how to apply them using Minitab.
  • Control Charts: Learn to create and interpret various control charts to monitor process stability.
  • Capability Analysis: Perform capability analysis to assess process performance and identify improvement opportunities.

Who is This Course for?

This course is designed for a diverse audience, including:

  • Six Sigma Green and Black Belt Candidates: Individuals preparing for Six Sigma certification exams.
  • Quality Management Professionals: Those looking to enhance their statistical analysis skills for Six Sigma projects.
  • Project Managers: Professionals managing Six Sigma projects and needing to apply statistical techniques.
  • Business Analysts: Analysts who need to use statistical methods to improve business processes.
  • Students and Aspiring Quality Professionals: Individuals pursuing a career in quality management or Six Sigma.

Assessment Process

Learners are expected to complete 100% of the online course and obtain a certificate of completion on the platform where they completed the course. Upon submitting this proof, learners are allowed to take the exam conducted by Quality Gurus Inc. To earn the formal certificate from Quality Gurus Inc., learners must pass this exam with a minimum score of 70%.

Continuous Assessments

Throughout the course, learners will be assessed through quizzes and assignments that test their understanding of the material. These assessments ensure that participants are keeping up with the course content and are prepared for the final exam.

Final Exam

The final exam evaluates learners on both theoretical and practical aspects of Six Sigma statistics. It includes multiple-choice questions, problem-solving exercises, and case study analyses. Learners must demonstrate their ability to apply these tools to pass the exam and earn their certification.

Obtain PMI PDUs and SHRM PDCs

As part of your professional development, this course offers you the opportunity to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and Professional Development Credits (PDCs) from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Quality Gurus Inc. is proud to be an authorized training partner of PMI (#6034) and a SHRM Recertification Provider.


  • Earn PDUs: This course is approved by PMI and allows you to earn PDUs, which are essential for maintaining your PMI certifications such as PMP, CAPM, and others.
  • Updated PMI Talent Triangle: The PDUs you earn from this course align with the updated PMI Talent Triangle, which now focuses on:
    • Ways of Working: Formerly Technical Project Management, this side emphasizes the technical aspects of managing projects, including methodologies, tools, and techniques.
    • Power Skills: Formerly Leadership, these skills include communication, leadership, negotiation, and emotional intelligence.
    • Business Acumen: Formerly Strategic and Business Management, this side covers the understanding and application of business knowledge, including strategy, innovation, and market dynamics.
  • How to Claim: Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion. You can then claim your PDUs by logging into the PMI website and submitting the course details along with your certificate.


  • Earn PDCs: This course is approved by SHRM for Professional Development Credits, which are vital for maintaining your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certifications.
  • Categories of PDCs: The PDCs you earn will cover various aspects of human resource management, enhancing your skills and knowledge in this domain.
  • How to Claim: After completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion. You can then submit this certificate through the SHRM certification portal to claim your PDCs.

Digital Certificate from Quality Gurus

  • No Additional Cost: Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a digital certificate from Quality Gurus at no additional cost. This certificate serves as a testament to your knowledge and skills in Six Sigma statistics.
  • Recognition: The certificate is recognized by industry professionals and can be showcased on your LinkedIn profile, resume, or professional portfolio.
  • Easy Access: Your digital certificate will be easily accessible and can be downloaded from the Quality Gurus learning platform once you have completed all course requirements.

Call to Action

Are you ready to take your statistical analysis skills to the next level? Enroll in our comprehensive "Six Sigma Statistics Using Minitab 17" course today and gain the knowledge and practical tools you need to perform effective statistical analysis for your Six Sigma projects. With expert instruction, a comprehensive curriculum, and practical applications, this course is designed to help you succeed. Plus, you’ll earn valuable PMI PDUs and SHRM PDCs, and receive a digital certificate from Quality Gurus at no additional cost.

Enroll Now and start your journey towards mastering Six Sigma statistics using Minitab 17. Equip yourself with the skills to improve process efficiency, enhance product quality, and deliver greater value to your customers. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your professional credentials and advance your career.

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